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America leads the way!

Published 14.05.2017 23:54 GMT+2 | Author
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The United States has won five straight games and shines atop the fifth Power Rankings of 2017. Photo: Andre Ringuette / HHOF-IIHF Images
In the fifth Power Rankings of 2017, the hot young Americans jump into first place, followed by Russia and Canada. Sweden stays close with its new additions.
1.  USA  United States:  Folks, we beat a Riga-d system...we’re winning Slovak much
2.  Russia  Russia:  What is this “mercy” of which you speak?
3.  Canada  Canada:  Like Justin Trudeau’s abs, we’re still hard to beat
4.  Sweden  Sweden:  Rock your body right, Backstrom’s back, alright!
5.  Czech Czech Republic:  This is unexpectedly fun!
6.  Suisse  Switzerland:  Herzog’s a Leafs pick? Plan the parade!
7.  Finland  Finland:  Why make it easy when you can make it hard?
8.  Latvia  Latvia:  Yes, but our president isn’t orange
9.  Norway Norway:  In Ibsen’s A Doll’s House, a guy loses his wife – in overtime
10.  Germany Germany:  Danke, Anaheim!
11.  France  France:  Da Costa living is high, but Da Costa glory is priceless
12.  Denmark Denmark:  We got out-Vikinged
13.  Slovakia  Slovakia:  Dzurilla, Chara, and Bondra we are not
14.  Belarus  Belarus:  If the boss is happy, we’re all happy
15.  Slovenia Slovenia:  Pavlovich’s dog. Woof! Drool!
16.  Italy Italy:  Still the world's greatest Italian-speaking hockey nation

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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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