CALGARY, Alta. – The Canadian Junior Hockey League announced Monday its final Top 20 rankings for the 2019-20 season.
The weekly listings throughout the campaign, which were compiled through an independent scouting source, sees the Sherwood Park Crusaders (AJHL) finish No. 1 overall.
The regular season title holders in Alberta, wrapped up the regular season with a record of 49-9-0.
Coming in at No. 2 in the 131-team CJHL, you have the Summerside Western Capitals (MHL). They sport a 41-6-1-2 mark with two games left on their schedule before the playoffs.
The Okotoks Oilers (AJHL) finished up at No. 3 in the rankings while going 47-7-4 overall.
At. No. 4 nationally were the Carleton Place Canadians (CCHL), who presently sport a 48-7-4-2 mark while having already secured yet another regular season title in their league.
Finishing at No. 5 were the 47-9-1-1 Coquitlam Express (BCHL), who were tops, points-wise, in British Columbia.
Wrapping up the Top 10, from sixth to 10th respectively, were the Brooks Bandits (AJHL); Powassan Voodoos (NOJHL); Wellington Dukes (OJHL); Battlefords North Stars (SJHL) and the Oakville Blades (OJHL).
Final 2019–20 CJHL Top 20 Rankings
RK TEAM (LEAGUE) (PREVIOUS RANKING)
1. Sherwood Park Crusaders (AJHL) (1)
2. Summerside Western Capitals (MHL) (2)
3. Okotoks Oilers (AJHL) (3)
4. Carleton Place Canadians (CCHL) (4)
5. Coquitlam Express (BCHL) (5)
6. Brooks Bandits (AJHL) (9)
7. Powassan Voodoos (NOJHL) (6)
8. Wellington Dukes (OJHL) (8)
9. Battlefords North Stars (SJHL) (7)
10. Oakville Blades (OJHL) (10)
11. Collège Français de Longueuil (LHJAAAQ) (15)
12. Penticton Vees (BCHL) (12)
13. Trenton Golden Hawks (OJHL) (13)
14. Braves de Valleyfield (LHJAAAQ) (11)
15. Timmins Rock (NOJHL) (14)
16. Steinbach Pistons (MJHL) (16)
17. Toronto Jr. Canadiens (OJHL) (17)
18. Spruce Grove Saints (AJHL) (18)
19. Titan de Princeville (LHJAAAQ) (HM)
20. Thunder Bay North Stars (SIJHL) (NR)
HONOURABLE MENTION: Flin Flon Bombers (SJHL); Portage Terriers (MJHL); Rayside-Balfour Canadians (NOJHL); Burlington Cougars (OJHL); Edmundston Blizzard (MHL)
Photo credit: Michael P. Hall/CJHL Images