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Atlantic Youth Hockey League

 

The AYHL Week 1 National Rankings

Release Date : 09/28/2016

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. – MyHockeyRankings.com published its week one national rankings, and 105 Atlantic Youth Hockey League teams were ranked, along with teams around the country across nine divisions in the first published rankings of the 2016-17 regular season. The 22 AYHL teams that were not ranked did not meet the criteria to be ranked by the publication in its initial rankings.

Thirty-three AYHL teams placed in the top-25 in their respective divisions, with 14 placing among the top-ten teams, including eight in the top-five. The North Jersey Avalanche landed the number one ranking in both the Midget 16U and 18U divisions.

Here are the AYHL rankings at the Midget 18U (1998/99 birth years) level (out of 101 teams ranked):
·      North Jersey Avalanche Premier (1)
·      New Jersey Junior Titans Premier (33)
·      Valley Forge Minutemen Elite (36)
·      Virtua Hockey Premier (41)
·      New Jersey Colonials Elite (48)
·      Washington Little Capitals Elite (62)
·      New Jersey Devils Youth Elite (67)
·      Elite AAA Elite (75)
·      Team Maryland American (88)
·      North Jersey Avalanche American (91)
·      Valley Forge Minutemen American (94)
·      New York Saints American (95)
·      Long Island Royals American (NR)
·      Mercer Chiefs American (NR)
·      New Jersey Junior Titans American (NR)
·      Philadelphia Junior Flyers Premier (NR)
·      Philadelphia Little Flyers American (NR)
 
Here are the AYHL rankings at the Midget 16U (2000/01 birth years) level (out of 129 teams ranked):
·      North Jersey Avalanche Premier (1)
·      New Jersey Junior Titans Premier (22)
·      Philadelphia Junior Flyers Premier (43)
·      Virtua Hockey Premier (45)
·      Team Maryland Elite (62)
·      Valley Forge Minutemen Elite (66)
·      Washington Little Capitals Elite (86)
·      Philadelphia Little Flyers American (89)
·      Long Island Royals Elite (91)
·      Ramapo Saints American (102)
·      Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Knights Elite (105)
·      Valley Forge Minutemen American (110)
·      New Jersey Colonials American (114)
·      North Jersey Avalanche American (121)
·      Mercer Chiefs American (122)
·      Virtua Hockey American (124)
·      New Jersey Junior Titans American (129)
·      Elite AAA Premier (NR)
·      Connecticut Oilers Elite (NR)
·      Mercer Chiefs Elite (NR)
·      Philadelphia Junior Flyers American (NR)
 
Here are the AYHL rankings at the Midget 15 Pure (2001 birth years) level (out of 64 teams ranked):
·      North Jersey Avalanche (2)
·      Long Island Gulls (6)
·      Philadelphia Junior Flyers (14)
·      Washington Little Capitals (16)
·      Team Maryland (18)
·      New Jersey Devils Youth (20)
·      New Jersey Junior Titans (44)
·      Long Island Royals (57)
 
Here are the AYHL rankings at the Bantam Major (2002 birth years) level (out of 70 teams ranked):
·      New Jersey Colonials (5)
·      North Jersey Devils Youth (20)
·      North Jersey Avalanche (23)
·      Mercer Chiefs (25)
·      Ramapo Saints (33)
·      Virtua Hockey (40)
·      Long Island Royals (43)
·      Elite AAA (53)
·      Valley Forge Minutemen (59)
·      Team Maryland (60)
·      Connecticut Oilers (62)
·      New Jersey Junior Titans (NR)
·      Philadelphia Junior Flyers (NR)
·      Philadelphia Little Flyers (NR)
·      Washington Little Capitals (NR)
 
Here are the AYHL rankings at the Bantam Minor (2003 birth years) level (out of 86 teams ranked):
·      New Jersey Colonials (4)
·      Virtua Hockey (9)
·      Long Island Gulls (14)
·      Team Maryland (18)
·      North Jersey Avalanche (27)
·      Valley Forge Minutemen (29)
·      Washington Little Capitals (33)
·      New Jersey Devils Youth (37)
·      Philadelphia Junior Flyers (39)
·      Elite AAA (66)
·      Mercer Chiefs (67)
·      Ramapo Saints (70)
·      Philadelphia Little Flyers (71)
·      Long Island Royals (75)
·      Connecticut Oilers (80)
 
Here are the AYHL rankings at the Pee Wee Major (2004 birth years) level (out of 70 teams ranked):
·      Valley Forge Minutemen (7)
·      Team Maryland (13)
·      North Jersey Avalanche (18)
·      Connecticut Oilers (25)
·      Long Island Royals (36)
·      Philadelphia Junior Flyers (37)
·      New Jersey Junior Titans (47)
·      Philadelphia Little Flyers (49)
·      Long Island Gulls (50)
·      New Jersey Devils Youth (51)
·      Virtua Hockey (52)
·      Ramapo Saints (69)
·      New Jersey Colonials (NR)
·      Washington Little Capitals (NR)
 
Here are the AYHL rankings at the Pee Wee Minor (2005 birth years) level (out of 56 teams ranked):
·      Philadelphia Little Flyers (3)
·      New Jersey Colonials (5)
·      Long Island Royals (10)
·      New Jersey Devils Youth (19)
·      Valley Forge Minutemen (26)
·      Connecticut Oilers (32)
·      North Jersey Avalanche (35)
·      Philadelphia Junior Flyers (39)
·      Team Maryland (43)
·      Mercer Chiefs (46)
·      New Jersey Junior Titans (48)
·      Ramapo Saints (50)
·      Long Island Gulls (NR)
·      Virtua Hockey (NR)
·      Washington Little Capitals (NR)
 
Here are the AYHL rankings at the Squirt Major (2006 birth years) level (out of 170 teams ranked):
·      Long Island Royals (9)
·      New Jersey Colonials (11)
·      New York Saints (15)
·      New Jersey Junior Titans (16)
·      Virtua Hockey (17)
·      Philadelphia Junior Flyers (24)
·      Long Island Gulls (26)
·      Valley Forge Minutemen (37)
·      Connecticut Oilers (51)
·      North Jersey Avalanche (63)
·      Lehigh Valley Phantoms (100)
 
Here are the AYHL rankings at the Squirt Minor (2007 birth years) level (out of 187 teams ranked):
·      Long Island Gulls (3)
·      Mercer Chiefs (10)
·      Connecticut Oilers (28)
·      Valley Forge Minutemen (34)
·      Ramapo Saints (41)
·      Philadelphia Junior Flyers (45)
·      Long Island Royals (50)
·      Lehigh Valley Phantoms (NR)
·      New Jersey Colonials (NR)
·      North Jersey Avalanche (NR)
·      Virtua Hockey (NR)
 
The Atlantic Youth Hockey League is the USA Hockey-sanctioned Tier I AAA youth hockey league of the Atlantic District. From Connecticut to Maryland, the AYHL’s membership is comprised of over 100 teams, representing four districts, and is spread across six playing divisions. The AYHL’s mission is to develop young players with competition, fun, and good sportsmanship, and move them on to the next phase of their hockey career. With a distinguished alumni list of players that spent a portion of their playing career in the AYHL, today’s players choose to play in the AYHL knowing that it is a proven stepping stone for those serious in their hockey pursuits.
 
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