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Russians edge ahead of Canada again

Published 13.05.2017 00:42 GMT+2 | Author
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Russia blanked Denmark 3-0 and moves back into first place in our fourth Power Rankings of 2017. Photo: Andre Ringuette / HHOF-IIHF Images
Russia is back on top by a hair in our fourth Power Rankings, with Canada in second place and Sweden third. Coming on strong, the Czechs sit fourth.
1.  Russia  Russia:  Let the poor guy sit on a beach
2.  Canada  Canada:  This is not pro wrestling
3.  Sweden  Sweden:  “Viktor?” “Yes, Eddie?” “We’re still good goalies, right?”
4.  Czech  Czech Republic:  Beating Slovenia is less fun than beating Slovakia
5.  USA United States:  Dylan deserves the Nobel Prize
6.  Suisse  Switzerland:  Belarus trash-talked our cows
7.  Latvia  Latvia:  Bob? Put down that water gun. Torts isn’t here
8.  Finland  Finland:  Beating Slovenia is like a lukewarm sauna
9.  France France:  If you work hard and believe, you too can marry your teacher
10.  Norway Norway:  Haugen also washes our jerseys and drives the bus
11.  Denmark  Denmark:  Hail our new king, long may he Regin
12.  Germany Germany:  My name is Leon Skywalker and I’m here to rescue you
13.  Slovakia  Slovakia:  You Kahun’t always get what you want
14.  Slovenia  Slovenia:  Seventh in Sochi, so whatevs
15.  Belarus Belarus:  Soul-crushing despair: it's how we roll
16.  Italy Italy:  We came, we saw, they conquered

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