Blizzard ranked 15th in Canada

EDMUNDSTON, New Brunswick – The Edmundston Blizzard only lost one spot in the standings of the best Canadian teams despite losing twice during the past weekend. Edmundston is now ranked 15th among the 115 teams of the Canadian Junior Hockey League.

The Blizzard (9-3-1-1) lost 5-4 in a shootout on Saturday and 5-3 on Sunday against the Summerside Western Capitals (14-1-0-1), who retained their 2nd rank in the country.

The Brooks Bandits (Alberta) continue to lead the Canadian standings with a 20-1-1-0 record. The Ottawa Senators Jr. A (15-2-0-1) are in 3rd place.

The Canadian Junior Hockey League is a national organization comprised of nine Junior A leagues from Alberta to the Maritimes. The CJHL currently represents 115 teams and well over 2,500 players. There are also 3,000-plus CJHL alumni furthering their hockey careers at the NHL, AHL, ECHL, SPHL, NCAA, U SPORTS and CHL levels across North America as well as leagues across Europe. For more details:

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The Blizzard is ranked 15th in the country. Photo archives Percy Picard

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Contact: Hugues Chiasson, vice-president communications – The Edmundston Blizzard; (506) 740-0623 – cell phone