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The AYHL Week Five National Rankings

Release Date : 10/26/2016e

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. – MyHockeyRankings.com published its national rankings Wednesday, and 124 Atlantic Youth Hockey League teams were ranked, along with teams around the country across nine divisions in the fifth published rankings of the 2016-17 regular season. The three AYHL teams that remain unranked do not yet meet the criteria to be ranked by the publication.

Twenty-eight AYHL teams placed in the top-25 in their respective divisions, with 14 placing among the top-ten teams, including seven in the top-five. The North Jersey Avalanche landed the number one ranking at Midget 18U for the fifth straight week and hold the second spot at Midget 16U for the third consecutive week. The Long Island Gulls claim the second spot at the Squirt Minor level for the first time this season.

Here are the AYHL rankings at the Midget 18U (1998/99 birth years) level (out of 136 teams ranked):
·      North Jersey Avalanche Premier (1)
·      Virtua Hockey Premier (33)
·      New Jersey Junior Titans Premier (38)
·      Philadelphia Junior Flyers Premier (62)
·      Valley Forge Minutemen Elite (63)
·      New Jersey Colonials Elite (64)
·      Washington Little Capitals Elite (70)
·      New Jersey Devils Youth Elite (100)
·      Elite AAA Elite (105)
·      Mercer Chiefs American (113)
·      Team Maryland American (115)
·      North Jersey Avalanche American (117)
·      Valley Forge Minutemen American (123)
·      New York Saints American (128)
·      New Jersey Junior Titans American (134)
·      Long Island Royals American (NR)2
·      Philadelphia Little Flyers American (NR)
 
Here are the AYHL rankings at the Midget 16U (2000/01 birth years) level (out of 152 teams ranked):
·      North Jersey Avalanche Premier (2)
·      New Jersey Junior Titans Premier (31)
·      Virtua Hockey Premier (48)
·      Team Maryland Elite (58)
·      Philadelphia Junior Flyers Premier (59)
·      Elite AAA Premier (72)
·      Washington Little Capitals Elite (78)
·      Valley Forge Minutemen Elite (80)
·      Philadelphia Junior Flyers American (92)
·      Philadelphia Little Flyers American (108)
·      Long Island Royals Elite (114)
·      Ramapo Saints American (124)
·      Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Knights Elite (122)
·      New Jersey Colonials American (132)
·      Mercer Chiefs American (133)
·      Valley Forge Minutemen American (135)
·      Virtua Hockey American (137)
·      North Jersey Avalanche American (138)
·      Connecticut Oilers Elite (149)
·      New Jersey Junior Titans American (150)
·      Mercer Chiefs Elite (NR)
 
Here are the AYHL rankings at the Midget 15 Pure (2001 birth years) level (out of 74 teams ranked):
·      North Jersey Avalanche (3)
·      Long Island Gulls (7)
·      Washington Little Capitals (20)
·      New Jersey Devils Youth (30)
·      Team Maryland (33)
·      Philadelphia Junior Flyers (35)
·      New Jersey Junior Titans (55)
·      Long Island Royals (66)
 
Here are the AYHL rankings at the Bantam Major (2002 birth years) level (out of 107 teams ranked):
·      New Jersey Colonials (3)
·      North Jersey Devils Youth (17)
·      North Jersey Avalanche (34)
·      Mercer Chiefs (43)
·      Virtua Hockey (44)
·      New Jersey Junior Titans (52)
·      Washington Little Capitals (57)
·      Philadelphia Junior Flyers (60)
·      Ramapo Saints (64)
·      Team Maryland (65)
·      Long Island Royals (71)
·      Elite AAA (73)
·      Valley Forge Minutemen (81)
·      Connecticut Oilers (96)
·      Philadelphia Little Flyers (107)
 
Here are the AYHL rankings at the Bantam Minor (2003 birth years) level (out of 96 teams ranked):
·      Virtua Hockey (6)
·      New Jersey Colonials (7)
·      Long Island Gulls (18)
·      Team Maryland (19)
·      Valley Forge Minutemen (26)
·      North Jersey Avalanche (33)
·      Washington Little Capitals (41)
·      Philadelphia Junior Flyers (44)
·      New Jersey Devils Youth (47)
·      Elite AAA (67)
·      Mercer Chiefs (73)
·      Philadelphia Little Flyers (74)
·      Ramapo Saints (75)
·      Long Island Royals (79)
·      Connecticut Oilers (88)
 
Here are the AYHL rankings at the Pee Wee Major (2004 birth years) level (out of 91 teams ranked):
·      Team Maryland (12)
·      Valley Forge Minutemen (13)
·      Connecticut Oilers (17)
·      North Jersey Avalanche (25)
·      Washington Little Capitals (32)
·      Philadelphia Junior Flyers (36)
·      Long Island Gulls (37)
·      Long Island Royals (43)
·      New Jersey Devils Youth (53)
·      New Jersey Junior Titans (57)
·      Virtua Hockey (61)
·      New Jersey Colonials (67)
·      Philadelphia Little Flyers (73)
·      Ramapo Saints (85)
 
Here are the AYHL rankings at the Pee Wee Minor (2005 birth years) level (out of 88 teams ranked):
·      New Jersey Colonials (4)
·      Philadelphia Little Flyers (6)
·      Long Island Royals (8)
·      New Jersey Devils Youth (29)
·      North Jersey Avalanche (35)
·      Connecticut Oilers (36)
·      Valley Forge Minutemen (37)
·      Philadelphia Junior Flyers (46)
·      Washington Little Capitals (47)
·      Team Maryland (49)
·      Long Island Gulls (53)
·      New Jersey Junior Titans (57)
·      Mercer Chiefs (67)
·      Ramapo Saints (71)
·      Virtua Hockey (79)
 
Here are the AYHL rankings at the Squirt Major (2006 birth years) level (out of 539 teams ranked):
·      New Jersey Colonials (4)
·      Long Island Royals (10)
·      Virtua Hockey (16)
·      New York Saints (17)
·      Philadelphia Junior Flyers (18)
·      New Jersey Junior Titans (20)
·      Long Island Gulls (33)
·      Valley Forge Minutemen (35)
·      Connecticut Oilers (54)
·      North Jersey Avalanche (56)
·      Lehigh Valley Phantoms (124)
 
Here are the AYHL rankings at the Squirt Minor (2007 birth years) level (out of 160 teams ranked):
·      Long Island Gulls (2)
·      Mercer Chiefs (7)
·      Valley Forge Minutemen (22)
·      Connecticut Oilers (25)
·      Virtua Hockey (34)
·      Ramapo Saints (40)
·      Long Island Royals (43)
·      Philadelphia Junior Flyers (47)
·      Lehigh Valley Phantoms (61)
·      New Jersey Colonials (74)
·      North Jersey Avalanche (83)

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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