September 11, 2014 - 5:19 PM
KELOWNA - The Kelowna Rockets has been ranked fifth in the BMO CHL top ten pre-season rankings.
The Canadian Hockey league announced the pre-season edition of rankings Wednesday. The weekly rankings of top-10 teams are selected by a panel of the National Hockey League scouts.
The 2014-15 CHL regular season schedule started last night in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey Leage when the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies visited the defending QMJHL champion Val-d'Or Foreurs. The Western Hockey League schedule opens on Friday, Sept. 19, while the Ontario Hockey League regular season begins on Wednesday, Sept. 24.
The second edition of the BMO CHL Top-10 rankings will be published on Wednesday, Oct. 1.
BMO CHL Top 10 Rankings – Pre-season
1. Rimouski Oceanic
2. Kingston Frontenacs
3. Brandon Wheat Kings
4. Quebec Remparts
5. Kelowna Rockets
6. Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds
7. Calgary Hitmen
8. Guelph Storm
9. Halifax Mooseheads
10. Portland Winterhawks
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