Habs Down To 17th In Power Rankings

Each week, Hockey Night in Canada’s Scott Morrison breaks down the balance of power in the National Hockey League.

1. SAN JOSE SHARKS [up from 2]
Record: 40-13-9 (89 pts)
Last 10 games: 6-3-1Have been the most consistent of the front runners.
2. WASHINGTON CAPITALS [down from 1]
Record: 41-13-8 (90 pts)
Last 10 games: 7-1-2Love the firepower, worry about the defensive play.
3. CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS [unchanged]
Record: 41-15-5 (87 pts)
Last 10 games: 6-3-1Questions remain about the goaltending
4. LOS ANGELES KINGS [unchanged]
Record: 37-20-4 (78 pts)
Last 10 games: 8-1-1Survived a brief fall and strong as ever.
5. PHOENIX COYOTES [up from 6]
Record: 37-21-5 (79 pts)
Last 10 games: 7-3-0It all starts with Bryzgalov.
6. NEW JERSEY DEVILS [up from 7]
Record: 37-21-3 (77 pts)
Last 10 games: 3-5-2Kovalchuk trade hasn’t paid dividends yet.
7. COLORADO AVALANCHE [up from 8]
Record: 35-20-6 (76 pts)
Last 10 games: 5-5-0Duchene has been terrific.
8. VANCOUVER CANUCKS [down from 5]
Record: 37-22-2 (76 pts)
Last 10 games: 6-4-0Survived the first leg of the 14-game road trip.
9. OTTAWA SENATORS [up from 10]
Record: 36-23-4 (76 pts)
Last 10 games: 8-2-0Spezza has been on fire.
10. PITTSBURGH PENGUINS [down from 9]
Record: 36-22-4 (76 pts)
Last 10 games: 5-2-3Need some help at the deadline.
11. BUFFALO SABRES [unchanged]
Record: 33-18-9 (75 pts)
Last 10 games: 3-5-2Has Miller hit the wall?
12. NASHVILLE PREDATORS [unchanged]
Record: 33-23-5 (71 pts)
Last 10 games: 4-4-2Getting the most out of limited offence.
13. CALGARY FLAMES [unchanged]
Record: 30-23-9 (69 pts)
Last 10 games: 4-3-3Is there another deal in the works?
14. DETROIT RED WINGS [unchanged]
Record: 28-21-12 (68 pts)
Last 10 games: 3-3-4Time to make a playoff push.
15. PHILADELPHIA FLYERS [up from 17]
Record: 32-25-3 (67 pts)
Last 10 games: 6-4-0Can Leighton carry them to the playoffs?
16. BOSTON BRUINS [up from 25]
Record: 27-22-11 (65 pts)
Last 10 games: 4-3-3Finally starting to resemble old selves.
17. MONTREAL CANADIENS [down from 15]
Record: 29-28-6 (64 pts)
Last 10 games: 4-5-1Did they overpay for Dom Moore?
18. DALLAS STARS [unchanged]
Record: 28-21-12 (68 pts)
Last 10 games: 6-3-1Turco is playing great, in time to be traded.
19. ANAHEIM DUCKS [up from 20]
Record: 30-25-7 (67 pts)
Last 10 games: 6-4-0Have to be better on the road.
20. ST. LOUIS BLUES [up from 23]
Record: 28-25-9 (65 pts)
Last 10 games: 5-4-1Suddenly just four points out of a playoff spot.
21. MINNESOTA WILD [down from 19]
Record: 30-27-4 (64 pts)
Last 10 games: 6-4-0Latendresse was a great trade.
22. TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING [down from 16]
Record: 26-24-11 (63 pts)
Last 10 games: 5-4-1St. Louis and Stamkos have been playing great.
23. NEW YORK RANGERS [down from 21]
Record: 28-27-7 (63 pts)
Last 10 games: 4-6-0Jokinen may be of help.
24. ATLANTA THRASHERS [down from 22]
Record: 26-24-10 (62 pts)
Last 10 games: 4-3-3Surviving without Kovalchuk.
25. COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS [down from 24]
Record: 25-28-10 (60 pts)
Last 10 games: 5-4-1Mason has been good since coaching change.
26. FLORIDA PANTHERS [unchanged]
Record: 24-27-10 (58 pts)
Last 10 games: 4-5-1Odd time to start rebuilding, still close to a playoff spot.
27. CAROLINA HURRICANES [unchanged]
Record: 24-30-7 (55 pts)
Last 10 games: 8-2-0Peters has been very good in goal.
28. TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS [unchanged]
Record: 19-31-11 (49 pts)
Last 10 games: 2-6-2Trades have helped, but lots of work ahead.
29. NEW YORK ISLANDERS [unchanged]
Record: 25-29-8 (58 pts)
Last 10 games: 2-8-4Youngsters are struggling offensively.
30. EDMONTON OILERS [unchanged]
Record: 19-36-6 (44 pts)
Last 10 games: 3-7-0The break couldn’t have come fast enough.

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5 thoughts on “Habs Down To 17th In Power Rankings”

  1. We could have got Jamie Lundmark off the waiver wire. He’s basically the exact same thing as Moore, except he’s cheaper.

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