SIJHL – Dryden GM Ice Dogs return to CJHL rankings

Thunder Bay North Stars action
Thunder Bay North Stars action against the Dryden Ice Dogs.

THUNDER BAY, Ont. – Sports – The Dryden GM Ice Dogs are back in the Canadian Junior Hockey League Top 20 rankings Monday

Dryden was slotted 12th nationally in the 132-team CJHL this week and were the Superior International Junior Hockey League’s lone representative in the weekly listings.

The GM Ice Dogs currently boast the best winning percentage in the SIJHL at .800 with their 4-1-0-0 record early in the campaign.

The Steinbach Pistons (MJHL) remains the No. 1 rated team in the CJHL this week followed by the Terrebonne Cobras (QJHL) at No. 2 and the Yarmouth Jr. A Mariners (MHL), who sit in the No. 3 slot.

The following is the latest CJHL Top 20 rankings and five honourable mention teams:

CJHL TOP 20 (As of Oct. 10)
RANK TEAM (LEAGUE) (LAST WEEK)
1. Steinbach Pistons (MJHL) (1)
2. Terrebonne Cobras (QJHL) (2)
3. Yarmouth Jr. ‘A’ Mariners (MHL) (3)
4. Wenatchee Wild (BCHL) (5)
5. Trenton Golden Hawks (OJHL) (6)
6. Cochrane Crunch (NOJHL) (8)
7. College Francais de Longueil (QJHL) (12)
8. Pictou County Weeks Crushers (MHL) (HM)
9. Penticton Vees (BCHL) (11)
10. Humboldt Broncos (SJHL) (9)
11. Portage Terriers (MJHL) (18)
12. Dryden GM Ice Dogs (SIJHL) (NR)
13. Fort McMurray Oil Barons (AJHL) (NR)
14. Winkler Flyers (MJHL) (NR)
15. Georgetown Raiders (OJHL) (20)
16. Miramichi Timberwolves (MHL) (10)
17. Spruce Grove Saints (AJHL) (16)
18. Okotoks Oilers (AJHL) (14)
19. Timmins Rock (NOJHL) (NR)
20. Carleton Place Canadians (CCHL) (19)

Honourable Mention: Powassan Voodoos (NOJHL); Bonnyville Pontiacs (AJHL); Brooks Bandits (AJHL); Coburg Cougars (OJHL); Wellington Dukes (OJHL)

ABOUT THE CJHL 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 nearly 3,000 players and has just as many former players furthering their hockey careers at the professional, major junior and college level across North America.