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Check out our 25th May edition

Published 26.05.2014 01:58 GMT+3 | Author
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MINSK, BELARUS - MAY 25: Russia's Alexander Ovechkin #8 celebrates with the Championship Trophy after a 5-2 gold medal game win over Finland at the 2014 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship. (Photo by Andre Ringuette/HHOF-IIHF Images)
In 2014’s final Power Rankings, Russia deservedly keeps first place after its gold medal triumph over Finland. Congrats to the victors!
1.  Russia  Russia:  Sochi Bear changes his name to Minsk Bear and parties!
2.  Finland  Finland:  We’re #1 (at losing finals after playing our guts out)
3.  Sweden  Sweden:  Anders Nilsson is a better goalie than Kent Nilsson
4.  Czech  Czech Republic:  What is this “scoring” of which you speak?
5.  Canada  Canada:  Whatever happens...we’re the best!
6.  USA  United States:  Europeans: will we ever understand their wacky ways?
7.  Belarus  Belarus:  See? Minsk is way nicer than Murmansk
8.  France  France:  In 2017, we’re gonna go full Napoleon
9.  Slovakia  Slovakia:  Bring back Josef Golonka
10.  Suisse  Switzerland:  We are beatable, but our milkmaids are unbeatable
11.  Latvia  Latvia:  Ohs wells, there’s always nexts years
12.  Norway  Norway:  Last in the Olympics, first in the Olimbics
13.  Denmark  Denmark:  Our new arena will be made of LEGO
14.  Germany  Germany:  What is this “full Napoleon” garbage?
15.  Italy  Italy:  Crank up Bocelli's “Time to Say Goodbye”
16.  Kazakhstan  Kazakhstan:  Was there ever any doubt?

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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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