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Published 12.05.2014 14:32 GMT+3 | Author
Power Rankings
Skelleftea AIK forward Joakim Lindstrom was heroic in Sweden's 4-3 shootout victory over the Czech Republic. Photo: Richard Wolowicz / HHOF-IIHF Images
With two strong wins, defending champion Sweden takes over top spot in the second Power Rankings of the 2014 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship.
1.  Sweden  Sweden:  Skelleftea in the houuuuuuse!
2.  Russia  Russia:  There’s a time and place to beat Finland...
3.  USA  United States:  Will Peter Laviolette run in 2016?
4.  Norway  Norway:  You call him Roy Johansen, we call him Odin
5.  Czech  Czech Republic:  Ondrej Nemec, you are a wild man
6.  Canada  Canada:  And once again, this tournament has meaning
7.  Germany  Germany:  Oppenheimer is the bomb
8.  Latvia  Latvia:  As a group, we want to get louder every day
9.  France  France:  We can beat Canadians from Canada, but not from Italy
10.  Italy  Italy:  Gander ruined a perfectly good pizza joke
11.  Belarus  Belarus:  Former Soviet republics are awesome!
12.  Slovakia  Slovakia:  We have nice spas, caves, and castles
13.  Kazakhstan  Kazakhstan:  Helminen can’t score if he’s on the bench
14.  Finland  Finland:  Erkka, who are these dudes?
15.  Suisse  Switzerland:  Could someone please explain this offside rule?
16.  Denmark  Denmark:  Yeah, but we could take Iceland

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The Power Rankings are for the enjoyment of readers, and reflect the progress of teams during the IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship. They are distinct from the official standings and IIHF World Ranking.


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