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Power Rankings

First games, first edition

Published 01.05.2015 14:05 GMT+2 | Author
Power Rankings
MINSK, BELARUS - MAY 25: Russia's Danis Zaripov #25 celebrates a third period goal with Artyom Anisimov #42 and Yegor Yakovlev #44 during gold medal game action against Finland at the 2014 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship. (Photo by Andre Ringuette/HHOF-IIHF Images)
To answer the messages about the Power Rankings, yes, we will have them this year as well and here's the first edition. Enjoy!
1.  Russia  Russia:  It’s good to have Coach Znarok back behind the bench
2.  Canada  Canada:  Welcome to
3.  Finland  Finland:  Pekka Rinne will eat your goalie for breakfast
4.  Sweden  Sweden:  Better than Canada (at quarter-finals)
5.  Czech Czech Republic:  Jagr, retire? BWAHAHA!
6.  USA  United States:  Caution: Children at Play
7.  Slovakia  Slovakia:  Without our big dude, our chances aren’t good
8.  Suisse  Switzerland:  There is nothing sexier than a Canadian coach
9.  France France:  Asterix and Obelix said they’re tired after a long season
10.  Norway Norway:  Everyone misses the Hobbit
11.  Belarus  Belarus:  Hey losers, we still have the attendance record
12.  Denmark Denmark:  Let’s do this for Jannik Hansen’s groin 
13.  Latvia  Latvia:  Can we vote?
14.  Germany  Germany:  The Cologne Sharks are not the San Jose Sharks
15.  Slovenia  Slovenia:  There are worse Kings you could have
16.  Austria  Austria:  Fellas, there’s nothing to do in Prague at night. Nothing.

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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