Winterhawks ranked 5th in CHL

The Winterhawks were named the 5th best team in the CHL by the Canadian Hockey League on Wednesday. The weekly rankings are put out by National Hockey League scouts. The Winterhawks are one of just three WHL teams to make the Top 10. Full rankings below:

CHL Top 10 Rankings – Pre-Season

  1. Regina Pats (WHL)
  2. Owen Sound Attack (OHL)
  3. Victoriaville Tigres (QMJHL)
  4. Mississauga Steelheads (OHL)
  5. Portland Winterhawks (WHL)
  6. Blainville-Boisbriand Armada (QMJHL)
  7. London Knights (OHL)
  8. Tri-City Americans (WHL)
  9. Acadie-Bathurst Titan (QMJHL)
  10. Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds (OHL)


Honourable Mention:

Kelowna Rockets (WHL)

Halifax Mooseheads (QMJHL)

Peterborough Petes (OHL)

Rankings courtesy of

The Winterhawks were also recently voted the #1 Franchise in the WHL. You can read more about that here.  The Winterhawks begin the 2017-18 season Saturday, Sept 23rd against the Silvertips in Everett.

Portland’s home opener is the Saturday, Sept 30th against the Seattle Thunderbirds at the Moda Center! Tickets are available HERE!

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