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Canadians riding high before final

Published 16.05.2015 23:12 GMT+2 | Author
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Heading into the final against Russia, Canada’s Jason Spezza (right, with Sidney Crosby) tops the scoring parade with 14 points. Photo: Andre Ringuette / HHOF-IIHF Images
After topping the Czechs 2-0 in the semis, Canada remains first in our eighth Power Rankings. Russia’s second and the U.S. is third.
1.  Canada  Canada:  Gold or bust – and frankly, we prefer gold
2.  Russia Russia:  Big guns gonna do what big guns gonna do
3.  USA  United States:  We want bronze...why are you looking at us like that?
4.  Czech  Czech Republic:  One Jagr statue coming up – in bronze!
5.  Sweden Sweden:  On the bright side, next year Forsberg gets 82 goals
6.  Finland Finland:  Puck, puckity, puck puck puck
7.  Belarus  Belarus:  Canada lost 9-0 to Sweden in 1987 – so there!
8.  Suisse  Switzerland:  Cooly! Cooly!
9.  Slovakia Slovakia:  Goooly! Goooly!
10.  Germany Germany:  Can you tournament-hosting freaks pipe down?
11.  Norway  Norway:  We rule at winter sports – when we wear spandex
12.  France France:  Cologne & Paris 2017: it’s not a brand of perfume
13.  Latvia  Latvia:  Ozo, Jagr’s 43. You’re 42. Retirement is not an option!
14.  Denmark  Denmark:  Herning was named after a herring with a hernia
15.  Austria  Austria:  Best PK, worst PP...God, we’d be perfect for Torts
16.  Slovenia  Slovenia:  Non sequitur of the day goes to Denmark

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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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