Toronto, Ont. – The Ontario Hockey League today announced the Week 14 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 14
|RANK:||TEAM:||LAST WEEK||WEEKS RANKED|
|1||Toronto Marlboros (GTHL)*||1||14|
|2||Peterborough Minor Petes (OMHA)||2||14|
|3||Halton Hurricanes (OMHA)||4||14|
|4||York-Simcoe Express (OMHA)||3||14|
|5||Toronto Jr. Canadiens (GTHL)*||5||14|
|6||Mississauga Senators (GTHL)*||6||13|
|7||Mississauga Rebels (GTHL)*||8||10|
|8||London Jr. Knights (ALLIANCE)*||7||14|
|9||Huron-Perth Lakers (ALLIANCE)*||10||2|
|10||Southern Tier Admirals (OMHA)||9||8|
|Central Ontario Wolves (OMHA)||–||–|
|Waterloo Wolves (ALLIANCE)*||–||1|
|Don Mills Flyers (GTHL)||–||–|
|Vaughan Kings (GTHL)||–||12|
*- clinched spot in 2023 OHL Cup
Seven more teams have secured their place at the 2023 OHL Cup that gets underway with Wild Card play on Tuesday, March 28th. The top-ranked Toronto Marlboros, fifth-ranked Toronto Jr. Canadiens, sixth-ranked Mississauga Senators and seventh-ranked Mississauga Rebels have all secured GTHL semi-final spots, booking their ticket to the annual showcase. In the ALLIANCE ranks, the eighth-spot London Jr. Knights, honourable mention Waterloo Wolves and unranked Sun County Panthers join the ninth-ranked Huron-Perth Lakers, who became the first team to clinch last week. The stage is set for the 2023 OMHA Championships that take place this coming weekend in Oakville, with the Peterborough Minor Petes, York-Simcoe Express, Central Ontario Wolves and Ajax-Pickering Raiders emerging from the ETA while the Halton Hurricanes, Southern Tier Admirals, Burlington Eagles and the winner of a game between the Niagara North Stars and Hamilton Jr. Bulldogs will represent the SCTA. The top four teams from the eight-team OMHA Championship weekend will secure spots in the 2023 OHL Cup.
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.