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Published 21.05.2014 00:39 GMT+3 | Author
Power Rankings
Will Russia stay perfect or fall short in the quarter-finals as it did in the 2013 Worlds and 2014 Olympics? Right now, Nikolai Kulyomin and Yevgeni Malkin's team is still atop the Power Rankings. Photo: Andre Ringuette / HHOF-IIHF Images
In 2014’s sixth Power Rankings, the Russians cling to first place, with Canada and Sweden hot on their heels. But do quarter-final upsets lie ahead? Stay tuned.
1.  Russia  Russia:  Sochi Bear paces nervously, wearing Geno’s jersey
2.  Canada  Canada:  Norway couldn’t Ward us off forever
3.  Sweden  Sweden:  We specialize in fancy guys named Linus
4.  France  France:  The French Revolution is ON
5.  USA  United States:  Go Johnny, Go Go Go!
6.  Belarus  Belarus:  Volat is with us
7.  Czech  Czech Republic:  We got mad when they yelled: “Camus is better than Kafka!”
8.  Finland  Finland:  Yannick Weber, we kiss your stick
9.  Slovakia  Slovakia:  We’re young! Young and talented! Get it?
10.  Suisse  Switzerland:  Did we win silver in a parallel universe?
11.  Latvia  Latvia:  There are no words (printable ones, anyway)
12.  Norway  Norway:  And that’s why we export more oil than hockey players
13.  Denmark  Denmark:  Obviously, we didn’t play enough Volbeat in the room
14.  Germany  Germany:  Kink scene gone wrong
15.  Italy  Italy:  This wasn’t one of our finer contributions to world culture
16.  Kazakhstan  Kazakhstan:  Back to our spiritual home, Division I

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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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