Toronto, Ont. – The Ontario Hockey League today announced the Week 13 edition of the weekly U16 AAA rankings for the 2023 OHL Cup Showcase Tournament hosted by the Greater Toronto Hockey League.
The 2023 OHL Cup will feature 20 teams consisting of talent eligible for the 2023 OHL Priority Selection. Starting with Wild Card Play-In matchups on Tuesday, March 28, all games will be played at the Scotiabank Pond in Toronto until the Championship Final moves to the Mattamy Athletic Centre on Monday, April 3.
The weekly rankings are determined by a panel of OHL Central Scouting staff and represent the top teams that are competing to play in the annual year-end championship tournament.
U16 AAA Rankings for the 2023 OHL Cup – Week 13
|RANK:||TEAM:||LAST WEEK||WEEKS RANKED|
|1||Toronto Marlboros (GTHL)||1||13|
|2||Peterborough Minor Petes (OMHA)||2||13|
|3||York-Simcoe Express (OMHA)||3||13|
|4||Halton Hurricanes (OMHA)||4||13|
|5||Toronto Jr. Canadiens (GTHL)||5||13|
|6||Mississauga Senators (GTHL)||7||12|
|7||London Jr. Knights (ALLIANCE)||6||13|
|8||Mississauga Rebels (GTHL)||8||9|
|9||Southern Tier Admirals (OMHA)||9||7|
|10||Huron-Perth Lakers (ALLIANCE)*||–||1|
|Central Ontario Wolves (OMHA)||–||–|
|Waterloo Wolves (ALLIANCE)||–||1|
|Don Mills Flyers (GTHL)||–||–|
|Vaughan Kings (GTHL)||10||12|
*- clinched spot in 2023 OHL Cup
This week’s top-five teams hold steady while the Mississauga Senators are up one spot into sixth. The Huron-Perth Lakers are into the Top-10 for the first time this season, unseating the Vaughan Kings, who fall into the honourable mention category after 12 straight weeks in the rankings. Huron-Perth is the first team to clinch a spot in the 2023 OHL Cup that begins later this month with Wild Card play on March 28th. The Lakers defeated the Brantford 99ers in three straight games to advance to the ALLIANCE Semi-Finals.
For more information, visit OHLCup.ca.
About the Ontario Hockey League
The Ontario Hockey League is a proud member of the Canadian Hockey League which is the world’s largest development hockey league with 60 teams in nine Canadian provinces and four American states. In addition to the OHL, the CHL is made up of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League and the Western Hockey League. The CHL supplies more players to the National Hockey League and U SPORTS than any other league.