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YHH Staff Rankings (BOYS): December 18

Youth Hockey Hub staff rankings for boys hockey: Class AA, Class A, Bantam AA, Bantam A, Bantam B, Peewee AA, Peewee A, Peewee B, Squirt A, Squirt B.

BSM loses to Wayzata, but moves up to #5. Pictured: BSM's Junior Podein. (Photo courtesy of Youth Hockey Hub)

Youth Hockey Hub staff rankings:

Class AA
(Rank-Team-Section)

1. Minnetonka 2AA
2. Wayzata 6AA
3. Edina 6AA
4. Chanhassen 2AA
5. Benilde-St. Margaret’s 6AA
6. Hill-Murray 4AA
7. Rogers 5AA
8. Rosemount 3AA
9. Maple Grove 5AA
10. Shakopee 2AA

Class A
(Rank-Team-Section)

1. Hermantown 7A
2. St. Cloud Cathedral 5A
3. Warroad 8A
4. Orono 2A
5. East Grand Forks 8A
6. Mahtomedi 4A
7. Cloquet 7A
8. Northfield 1A
9. Thief River Falls 8A
10. Northern Lakes 6A

Bantam AA
(Rank-Team-District-Last Week)

1. Moorhead 15 W
2. Prior Lake 6 W
3. Osseo/Maple Grove 3 TL
4. Minnetonka 6 WW
5. Rosemount 8 LWWW
6. Wayzata 3 WL
7. Hermantown 11 LT
8. White Bear Lake 2 WWW
9. Elk River 10 WWW
10. Edina 6 LWW

Couple big movers this week. Prior Lake knocks off OMG to clip the Birds from #2 to take their spot. White Bear Lake rips off three big win this past weekend to enter the top-10 – they’ve won 8 of their last 10.

Bantam A
(Rank-Team-District-Last Week)

1. Hopkins 3 WWW
2. Rock Ridge 12 WW
3. St. Louis Park 3 WWW
4. Northern Lakes 15 WWWW
5. Osseo/Maple Grove 3 WL
6. Moorhead 15 WTW
7. Warroad 16 WLLW
8. Shakopee 6 LWLWL
9. Mankato 9 WW
10. Monticello 10 WWL

Shakopee dropped a few games this week, opening the door for Hopkins to be at the top. The new No. 1 Royals are on a heater with thirteen consecutive wins. Northern Lakes had two wins over previous No. 1 Shakopee this past week- the Lightning have been awarded with the No. 4 ranking. Moorhead defeated previous No. 3 Warroad in a 1-0 OT win. The Spuds jumped two spots to No. 6.

Bantam B
(Rank-Team-District-Last Week)

1. Mahtomedi 2 WWW
2. Hastings 8 W
3. Hermantown (Blue) 11 T
4. Osseo/Maple Grove (Black) 3 WW
5. Woobury (Black) 8 WWW
6. Bemidji (Blue) 16 WWWW
7. Becker-Big Lake 5 WWW
8. Eden Prairie 6 LW
9. Roseville 2 WTW
10. Lakeville South 8 T

No. 1 Mahtomedi strengthened their resume this past week with a win over previous No. 6 Lakeville North. Woodbury Black takes a huge leap this week from No. 10 to No. 5.. The Predators defeated previous No. 7 White Bear Lake Black 5-2. Bemidji Blue won the Moorhead tournament this weekend, the Lumberjacks are rewarded with the No. 6 spot in the top ten. Roseville has only lost two games all year; the Raiders are back in the top 10 after winning three games up north this weekend.

Peewee AA
(Rank-Team-District-Last Week)

1. Minnetonka AA 6 DNP
2. Moorhead AA 15 LWWW
3. Woodbury AA 8 W
4. White Bear Lake AA 2 WL
5. East Grand Forks 16 WWWW
6. Stillwater AA 2 TW
7. Osseo/Maple Grove AA 3 WTW
8. Prior Lake 6 L
9. Edina 6 T
10. Brainerd 15 LWW

A somewhat uneventful week for AA. Moorhead makes a visit to the cities and goes 3-1, with lone loss to OMG. Stillwater skates to a tie with the Leafbirds and avenges a Lumberjack semi shootout loss to White Bear.

Brainerd hags on to #10, despite a loss to Hermantown. Other teams on the outside of 10 haven’t done enough to earn T10 status.

Peewee A
(Rank-Team-District-Last Week)

1. Warroad 16 WWWW
2. Northfield 9 WW
3. Park-Cottage Grove 8 WW
4. Proctor 11 WWL
5. Mounds View/Irondale 2 TW
6. Roseville 2 TWW
7. River Lakes 5 WWW
8. Marshall 4 WWW
9. Bloomington Jefferson 6 LWWW
10. Thief River Falls 16 W

Warroad shows the state why they are No. 1 in the state. The Warriors dominated the Paul Broten Roseau tournament this weekend, outscoring opponents an outstanding 86-9 in five games. Bloomington Jefferson had the upset of the week, as the Jags defeated previous No. 2 Proctor 4-3 this week to win their home tournament. Thief River Falls is 9-1 against PWA teams this season, the Prowlers replace Mankato in the rankings this week.

Peewee B
(Rank-Team-District-Last Week)

1. Osseo/Maple Grove (Black) 3 WWW
2. East Metro 8 WWWW
3. Bemidji (Blue) 16 WWW
4. Minnetonka (Blue) 6 WWWL
5. Minnetonka (Black) 6 TTT
6. East Grand Forks (Green) 16 WWL
7. Hermantown 11 WWTWWW
8. Eastview 8 TTWWL
9. Grand Rapids (Orange) 12 W
10. Elk River 10 WWWT

The No. 2 East Metro Stars headed south this weekend and brought home some hardware, winning the Albert Lea tournament. Bemidji Blue is the biggest riser at the PWB level. The Lumberjacks rose from No. 6 to No. 3 as they defeated previous No. 4 East Grand Forks Green by a score of 5-1. Hermantown was unranked last week, now this week they have the No. 7 spot, after a huge tournament win in Two Harbors.

Squirt A
(Rank-Team-District-Last Week)

1. Woodbury Royal 8 WWWW
2. Park-Cottage Grove 8 WWW
3. Moorhead 15 WWWL
4. Andover 10 TL
5. Chaska/Chanhassen 6 WWW
6. Orono 3 WWWW
7. Woodbury Black 8 DNP
8. Stillwater 2 W
9. OMG Crimson 3 WWW
10. Minnetonka 6 LWWW

Woodbury Royal shoots to the top with an impressive run at the EP tourney last weekend. Their high-paced play and tight defense will make them a tough team to beat all year. Orono wins the Breezy Point tournament…the Spartans beat four teams to grab some out of town hardware.

Squirt B
(Rank-Team-District-Last Week)

1. Chaska/Chanhassen (Gold) 6 WW
2. Moorhead (Black) 15 W
3. Waconia 6 W
4. Faribault 9 W
5. Princeton 10 W
6. Mesabi East 12 DNP
7. Sauk Rapids 5 WTW
8. Worthington 4 W
9. Minnetonka (Black) 6 WWWW
10. Bemidji (Blue) 16 WW

Moorhead Black is up to the No. 2 slot in SQB; so far the Spuds are dominating the level and are outscoring opponents 157-11. Minnetonka Black is new in the rankings this week and debut at No. 9, as the Skippers won the Eden Prairie tournament this weekend. The SQB top ten had a great week as a collective, as no team dropped a game.

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