After three straight wins this past week, the Surrey Eagles have made it back into the CJHL's list of the top 20 Junior A teams in Canada. The Birds were ranked at #14 on the list back on January 14th, and this week the Eagles come in at #17.
Here's the press release from the CJHL:
The Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) in conjunction with NHL Central Scouting announced today its Weekly Top 20 rankings for the week of January 28th. Last week’s rankings and the leagues in which the teams belong to are in parenthesis.
The CJHL Weekly Top 20 as of Monday, January 28th
1. (1) Brooks Bandits(AJHL)
2. (2) Minnesota Wilderness(SIJHL)
3. (3) Summerside Western Capitals(MHL)
4. (6) Victoria Grizzlies(BCHL)
5. (5) Trenton Golden Hawks(OJHL)
6. (11)Humboldt Broncos (SJHL)
7. (9) Yarmouth Jr. ‘A’ Mariners(MHL)
8. (10) Truro Bearcats(MHL)
9. (7) Buffalo Jr. Sabres(OJHL)
10. (8) Dauphin Kings(MJHL)
11. (4) Yorkton Terriers(SJHL)
12. (12) Penticton Vees (BCHL)
13. (HM) Georgetown Raiders(OJHL)
14. (17) Winnipeg Blues(MJHL)
15. (16) Soo Thunderbirds(NOJHL)
16. (18) North Bay Trappers(NOJHL)
17. (NR) Surrey Eagles(BCHL)
18. (19) Ottawa Jr. Senators(CCHL)
19. (12)Spruce Grove Saints (AJHL)
20. (20) College Francais de Longueuil(LHJAAAQ)
Honourable Mention goes to the Melville Millionaires (SJHL), OCN Blizzard (MJHL), Sudbury Nickel Barons (NOJHL), Carleton Place Canadiens (CCHL), Amherst Ramblers (MHL).
The weekly rankings are based upon a variety of factors, including the league in which the teams play, winning percentage, win-loss record, total points accumulated, goals-for versus goals-against ratio, etc.