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Check out our 18th May edition

Published 19.05.2014 00:15 GMT+3 | Author
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Host Belarus overjoyed its fans with a 5-2 victory over Germany. Still, Russia leads the Power Rankings after posting six straight wins. Photo: Andre Ringuette / HHOF-IIHF Images
After a big win over Germany, host Belarus rises to fifth place in the fifth Power Rankings of 2014. There's still no stopping Russia, which retains top spot.
1.  Russia  Russia:  Sochi Bear gently strokes Znarok’s moustache
2.  Canada  Canada:  Ellis has left the building
3.  Sweden  Sweden:  On the bright side, Chris Kunitz didn’t score
4.  USA  United States:  Popeye Jones holds the Mavs’ single-game rebounding record
5.  Belarus  Belarus:  We don’t need no stinkin’ Corsi
6.  France  France:  All games should be decided by a skills competition
7.  Latvia  Latvia:  We shot down the eagle, but the bear bit us
8.  Czech  Czech Republic:  Sobotka never sleeps
9.  Norway  Norway:  Clearly, Montreal is more fun than Minsk
10.  Slovakia  Slovakia:  Even Buffon couldn’t have stopped us
11.  Denmark  Denmark:  Despite our liberal nudity laws, Jagr couldn’t undress Nielsen
12.  Finland  Finland:  Can we use Moomins?
13.  Suisse  Switzerland:  Six goals! But this is very wasteful...
14.  Germany  Germany:  If you never stop working hard, you too can lose four straight
15.  Italy  Italy:  Thank you for calling the Roman Empire. We are now closed.
16.  Kazakhstan  Kazakhstan:  Hey, we once beat Thailand 52-1

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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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