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After quarter-finals, Canada leads the pack

Published 15.05.2015 01:03 GMT+2 | Author
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This Tyler Seguins shot went into the net in Canada's 9-0 quarter-final win over Belarus. Photo: Andre Ringuette / HHOF-IIHF Images
Canada keeps first place in our seventh Power Rankings with its 9-0 thrashing of Belarus. The United States is second and Russia third.
1.  Canada  Canada:  That was a massacre – or, as we like to call it, practice
2.  USA United States:  So...this is like the Frozen Four?
3.  Russia  Russia:  Now Ovi is coming, Malkin can relax (no, no, scratch that)
4.  Czech  Czech Republic:  Once Mario Jr., now Mario Sr. – always the king
5.  Sweden Sweden:  Den Glider In, Den Glider Out
6.  Finland Finland:  But...what about all our shutouts?
7.  Belarus  Belarus:  The turning point was when the cheerleaders came out
8.  Suisse  Switzerland:  Josi scored like Bobby Orr, then we didn’t score anymore
9.  Slovakia Slovakia:  “Going to Korea/What a great idea/That’s where we’ll see ya”
10.  Germany Germany:  Given our druthers, we’d take Uwe Krupp over Uwe Boll
11.  Norway  Norway:  Oil prices are going down, but we’re not
12.  France France:  The Flying Frenchmen have been grounded
13.  Latvia  Latvia:  When France beats us like that, it releases endorphins
14.  Denmark  Denmark:  We’re Vikings – but Brent Burns has a bigger beard
15.  Austria  Austria:  Bill Murray made a movie about us called Groundhog Day
16.  Slovenia  Slovenia:  Hey Czechs, here’s an idea: Czechoslovenia!

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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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