BCHL extra: Vees hold down top spot

The Penticton Vees are still the best junior A hockey team in Canada according to the latest Canadian Junior Hockey League rankings.

The Penticton Vees continue to hold top spot in the Canadian Junior Hockey League national rankings.

The Vees are listed as the best junior A team in the nation, with the Alberta Junior Hockey League’s Spruce Grove Saints second and Fort McMurray Oil Barons third.

The Manitoba Hockey League’s Woodstock Slammers led the list for most of the season, but have now slipped to fourth.

The Cowichan Valley Capitals continue to hold a spot at the bottom of the list, coming in at 17 this week.

The Surrey Eagles finished outside the top 20, but earned an honourable mention.

The CJHL is comprised of the 10 junior A hockey leagues across Canada.