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Power Rankings

Power Rankings

Check out our 8th May edition

Published 09.05.2014 01:45 GMT+3 | Author
Power Rankings
The Russians top our first Power Rankings. Will they top the podium on May 25 as they last did in 2012? Photo: Richard Wolowicz / HHOF-IIHF Images
Led by superstar Alexander Ovechkin, Russia tops the first Power Rankings of the 2014 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship.
1.  Russia  Russia:  Sochi Bear is still sad
2.  Canada  Canada:  Whatever happens...we’re the best!
3.  Sweden  Sweden:  We’re proud of our league, the SHL
4.  Czech  Czech Republic:  Is there a prize for the best 42-year-old?
5.  Finland  Finland:  KHL rules, SHL drools
6.  USA  United States:  Please welcome your 2013 World Junior Champions
7.  Suisse  Switzerland:  Are we silver? Or are we Sochi?
8.  Slovakia  Slovakia:  Hey Belarus, have fun hosting – we did
9.  Germany  Germany:  Our goal is to beat Brazil
10.  Denmark  Denmark:  Thanks, Torts!
11.  Norway  Norway:  It’s a nice place to live
12.  Latvia  Latvia:  We gotta stay positive, but not too positive
13.  France  France:  Bonjour, Russie! Ca va bien? Hahaha!
14.  Belarus  Belarus:  Oh, Auntie Em, there’s no place like home
15.  Kazakhstan  Kazakhstan:  No Sedins, just a Selin
16.  Italy  Italy:  Free grappa for all our opponents

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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