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Pistons Back in CJHL’s Top 5

The Steinbach Pistons are back in the CJHL’s top five after putting a 6 game winning streak together. 

The Pistons started the year ranked #1 for the first 4 weeks of the season, and then stayed in the top ten since and now have crept back up to the 4th overall spot. 

Right now the Pistons are the only team in the MJHL currently ranked on the CJHL’s top 20 rankings. The Winkler Flyers were honourable mentions. 

CJHL TOP 20 (As of Jan. 9, 2017)
RANK TEAM (LEAGUE) (PREVIOUS RANKING)

1. Collège Français de Longueuil (LHJAAAQ) (1)
2. Powassan Voodoos (NOJHL) (2)
3. Brooks Bandits (AJHL) (4)
4. Steinbach Pistons (MJHL) (6)
5. Trenton Golden Hawks (OJHL) (5)
6. Georgetown Raiders (OJHL) (5)
7. Battlefords North Stars (SJHL) (9)
8. Wenatchee Wild (BCHL) (7)
9. Dryden GM Ice Dogs (SIJHL) (10)
10. Les Cobras de Terrebonne (LHJQ) (11)
11. Penticton Vees (BCHL) (8)
12. Carleton Place Canadians (CCHL) (14)
13. Thunder Bay North Stars (SIJHL) (12)
14. Whitby Fury (OJHL) (17)
15. Whitecourt Wolverines (AJHL) (18)
16. Soo Thunderbirds (NOJHL) (13)
17. Fort McMurray Oil Barons (AJHL) (NR)
18. Pictou County Weeks Crushers (MHL) (20)
19. Yarmouth Jr. ‘A’ Mariners (MHL) (HM)
20. Ottawa Jr. ‘A’ Senators (CCHL) (16)
    
Honourable Mention: Flin Flon Bombers (SJHL); Selkirk Steelers (MJHL); Winkler Flyers (MJHL); Burlington Cougars (OJHL); Cobourg Cougars (OJHL)

ABOUT THE TOP 20 RANKINGS: The CJHL Top 20 weekly rankings are based upon a variety of factors, including the league in which the team plays, winning percentage, win-loss record, total points accumulated, goals-for versus goals-against ratio, etc.

ABOUT THE CJHL: The Canadian Junior Hockey League is a national organization comprised of all 10 Junior ‘A’ hockey leagues in Canada. The CJHL represents 132 teams and over 3,000 players. They also boast over 2,800 former players furthering their hockey careers at the professional, major junior and college level across North America.  

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