NOJHL’s Cubs & Beavers tabbed in CJHL rankings – Fuelled by Gatorade

The Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) announced Monday that the surging Flin Flon Bombers (SJHL) continue to maintain their perch atop the latest Top 20 Rankings – Fuelled by Gatorade.

Flon Flon has collected 27 of a possible 28 points in their past 14 games and have established a comfortable cushion in the overall Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League standings, with a record of 26-1-2-0.

Meanwhile, rolling right along with 16 consecutive victories, the Brooks Bandits (AJHL) have been unbeatable for a month and a half.

Pacing the Alberta Junior Hockey League with an impressive 31-3-0-0 mark, the Bandits have not suffered a defeat, since a 7-4 setback versus the Blackfalds Bulldogs, back on October 31.

Continuing to lead the Ontario Junior Hockey League table are the No. 3 ranked Collingwood Blues.

Hitting all the right notes so far this season, the Blues sport a record of 28-3-0-1.

Playing .815 hockey and slotted No. 4 in the 122-team CJHL this week are the Steinbach Pistons (MJHL).

The front-runners in the Manitoba Junior Hockey League, Steinbach enters play this week with a mark of 21-4-2-0 and lead the MJHL in goals-for with 114 and have given up the second-fewest against at 56.

Meanwhile, another OJHL side, in the Trenton Golden Hawks, wrap-up the Top 5 in listings, which are compiled by an independent scouting service.

Trenton has gone 26-4-0-1 to date and only have one overtime defeat, to go with 14 wins, in their past 15 outings.

The following are the CJHL Top 20, and honourable mentions – Fuelled by Gatorade, for period concluding Dec. 10.


1. Flin Flon Bombers (SJHL) (1)
2. Brooks Bandits (AJHL) (2)
3. Collingwood Blues (OJHL) (3)
4. Steinbach Pistons (MJHL) (4)
5. Trenton Golden Hawks (OJHL) (5)
6. Winkler Flyers (MJHL) (6)
7. Summerside Western Capitals (MHL) (7)
8. Sherwood Park Crusaders (AJHL) (9)
9. Milton Menace (OJHL) (8)
10. Virden Oil Capitals (MJHL) (13)
11. Cornwall Colts (CCHL) (10)
12. Greater Sudbury Cubs (NOJHL) (12)
13. Navan Grads (CCHL) (17)
14. Blackfalds Bulldogs (AJHL) (11)
15. Humboldt Broncos (SJHL) (HM)
16. Kam River Fighting Walleye (SIJHL) (15)
17. VC de Laval (LHJAAAQ) (HM)
18. Blind River Beavers (NOJHL) (19)
19. Battlefords North Stars (SJHL) (18)
20. West Kent Steamers (MHL) (HM)

HONOURABLE MENTION: L’Everest de la Côte-Sud (LHJAAAQ); Edmundston Blizzard (MHL); Panthères de St-Jérôme (LHJAAAQ); Condors du Cégep Beauce-Appalaches (LHJAAAQ); Sioux Lookout Bombers (SIJHL)