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Defending champs stay in first place

Published 03.05.2015 00:07 GMT+2 | Author
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OSTRAVA, CZECH REPUBLIC - MAY 1: Russia's Maxim Chudinov #73 celebrates with Viktor Tikhonov #14 and Sergei Mozyakin #10 after scoring Team Russia's fifth goal of the game against Team Norway during preliminary round action at the 2015 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship. (Photo by Richard Wolowicz/HHOF-IIHF Images)
After thumping Norway, Russia remains atop the second edition of the Power Rankings, while the Americans vault into third place.
1.  Russia  Russia:  It takes a Gagarin Cup winner to score on us #khl4evah
2.  Canada  Canada:  Wow, nobody threw coins!
3.  USA  United States:  We grew up on stories of winning bronze in Prague
4.  Sweden  Sweden:  Sochi Oliver plays 10 minutes, Prague Oliver plays 24
5.  Czech Czech Republic:  Mr. Sotnieks? Fruit basket for you from a Mr. Ruzicka
6.  Slovakia Slovakia:  Our scouts said Galbraith was an American economist
7.  Germany  Germany:  Reimer is awesome, Leafs fans are clueless
8.  Austria  Austria:  Got the winning Raffl ticket!
9.  Denmark Denmark:  If we were all named Jesper Jensen, we’d be unstoppable
10.  Belarus Belarus:  Volat thinks Bob and Bobek are cute (but is too shy to say so)
11.  Finland  Finland:  Pekka Rinne should stick with oatmeal
12.  Suisse Switzerland:  When our Bieber scores, it doesn’t involve Selena Gomez
13.  France  France:  Le Canada, c’est facile...l’Allemagne, c’est difficile
14.  Norway  Norway:  Can we play someone our own size?
15.  Latvia  Latvia:  Unlike Kate Middleton, we haven’t delivered
16.  Slovenia  Slovenia:  Why can’t we have the Olympics every year?


1 May
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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