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The AYHL week fifteen national rankings

Release Date : 01/08/2017

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. – MyHockeyRankings.com published its weekly national rankings Wednesday, and 125 Atlantic Youth Hockey League teams were ranked, along with teams around the country across nine divisions, in the fifteenth published rankings of the 2016-17 regular season. The two AYHL teams that remain unranked do not meet the criteria to be ranked by the publication.

Twenty-nine AYHL teams placed in the top-25 in their respective divisions, with 15 placing among the top-ten teams, including seven in the top-five. The North Jersey Avalanche retained the number one overall ranking at Midget 18U for the fifteenth consecutive week and the Philadelphia Little Flyers ended the review period with the number one ranking at Pee Wee Minor for the fourth consecutive week.

Additionally, the New Jersey Colonials (Pee Wee Minor) held onto the second ranking at Pee Wee Minor for the fourth straight week.

Here are the AYHL rankings at the Midget 18U (1998/99 birth years) level (out of 142 teams ranked):
·      North Jersey Avalanche Premier (1)
·      Philadelphia Junior Flyers Premier (39)
·      New Jersey Junior Titans Premier (56)
·      Virtua Hockey Premier (57)
·      New Jersey Colonials Elite (64)
·      Valley Forge Minutemen Elite (77)
·      Washington Little Capitals Elite (83)
·      New Jersey Devils Youth Elite (95)
·      Elite AAA Elite (105)
·      North Jersey Avalanche American (112)
·      Mercer Chiefs American (116)
·      Team Maryland American (124)
·      Valley Forge Minutemen American (127)
·      New York Saints American (134)
·      New Jersey Junior Titans American (138)
·      Long Island Royals American (NR)
·      Philadelphia Little Flyers American (NR)
 
Here are the AYHL rankings at the Midget 16U (2000/01 birth years) level (out of 155 teams ranked):
·      North Jersey Avalanche Premier (6)
·      New Jersey Junior Titans Premier (34)
·      Virtua Hockey Premier (36)
·      Team Maryland Elite (52)
·      Philadelphia Junior Flyers Premier (53)
·      Valley Forge Minutemen Elite (74)
·      Elite AAA Premier (75)
·      Washington Little Capitals Elite (81)
·      Philadelphia Junior Flyers American (90)
·      Philadelphia Little Flyers American (97)
·      Long Island Royals Elite (109)
·      New Jersey Colonials American (128)
·      Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Knights Elite (129)
·      North Jersey Avalanche American (133)
·      Ramapo Saints American (134)
·      Virtua Hockey American (135)
·      Valley Forge Minutemen American (136)
·      Mercer Chiefs American (137)
·      Connecticut Oilers Elite (147)
·      New Jersey Junior Titans American (153)
 
Here are the AYHL rankings at the Midget 15 Pure (2001 birth years) level (out of 81 teams ranked):
·      North Jersey Avalanche (3)
·      Long Island Gulls (7)
·      Mercer Chiefs 16U National Elite (10)
·      Washington Little Capitals (21)
·      Philadelphia Junior Flyers (23)
·      New Jersey Devils Youth (29)
·      Team Maryland (34)
·      New Jersey Junior Titans (61)
·      Long Island Royals (70)
 
Here are the AYHL rankings at the Bantam Major (2002 birth years) level (out of 109 teams ranked):
·      New Jersey Colonials (3)
·      North Jersey Devils Youth (18)
·      North Jersey Avalanche (27)
·      Mercer Chiefs (41)
·      Virtua Hockey (43)
·      Washington Little Capitals (50)
·      New Jersey Junior Titans (53)
·      Philadelphia Junior Flyers (55)
·      Team Maryland (64)
·      Long Island Royals (69)
·      Ramapo Saints (70)
·      Elite AAA (71)
·      Valley Forge Minutemen (80)
·      Connecticut Oilers (97)
·      Philadelphia Little Flyers (107)
 
Here are the AYHL rankings at the Bantam Minor (2003 birth years) level (out of 97 teams ranked):
·      New Jersey Colonials (4)
·      Virtua Hockey (6)
·      Long Island Gulls (17)
·      Team Maryland (18)
·      Washington Little Capitals (28)
·      Valley Forge Minutemen (30)
·      Philadelphia Junior Flyers (36)
·      North Jersey Avalanche (43)
·      New Jersey Devils Youth (48)
·      Elite AAA (63)
·      Long Island Royals (74)
·      Philadelphia Little Flyers (75)
·      Mercer Chiefs (76)
·      Ramapo Saints (84)
·      Connecticut Oilers (90)
 
Here are the AYHL rankings at the Pee Wee Major (2004 birth years) level (out of 94 teams ranked):
·      Connecticut Oilers (14)
·      Team Maryland (18)
·      Valley Forge Minutemen (23)
·      North Jersey Avalanche (30)
·      Washington Little Capitals (41)
·      Long Island Gulls (44)
·      Philadelphia Junior Flyers (49)
·      Long Island Royals (50)
·      New Jersey Devils Youth (61)
·      New Jersey Junior Titans (67)
·      New Jersey Colonials (68)
·      Philadelphia Little Flyers (70)
·      Virtua Hockey (75)
·      Ramapo Saints (91)
 
Here are the AYHL rankings at the Pee Wee Minor (2005 birth years) level (out of 90 teams ranked):
·      Philadelphia Little Flyers (1)
·      New Jersey Colonials (2)
·      Long Island Royals (8)
·      New Jersey Devils Youth (29)
·      Connecticut Oilers (33)
·      North Jersey Avalanche (35)
·      Long Island Gulls (38)
·      Valley Forge Minutemen (39)
·      Philadelphia Junior Flyers (41)
·      Washington Little Capitals (44)
·      Team Maryland (49)
·      New Jersey Junior Titans (51)
·      Mercer Chiefs (67)
·      Ramapo Saints (75)
·      Virtua Hockey (81)
 
Here are the AYHL rankings at the Squirt Major (2006 birth years) level (out of 1009 teams ranked):
·      New Jersey Colonials (4)
·      Long Island Royals (12)
·      Virtua Hockey (14)
·      New York Saints (15)
·      Philadelphia Junior Flyers (19)
·      New Jersey Junior Titans (21)
·      Valley Forge Minutemen (24)
·      Long Island Gulls (32)
·      Connecticut Oilers (47)
·      North Jersey Avalanche (62)
·      Lehigh Valley Phantoms (143)
 
Here are the AYHL rankings at the Squirt Minor (2007 birth years) level (out of 202 teams ranked):
·      Long Island Gulls (3)
·      Mercer Chiefs (9)
·      Valley Forge Minutemen (19)
·      Virtua Hockey (28)
·      Connecticut Oilers (29)
·      Long Island Royals (42)
·      Philadelphia Junior Flyers (47)
·      Ramapo Saints (51)
·      Lehigh Valley Phantoms (62)
·      New Jersey Colonials (63)
·      North Jersey Avalanche (78)

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.

For more information on the AYHL, log on to http://www.atlantichockey.org/ayhl.php or on Twitter @AYHL or on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/TheAYHL

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