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Power Rankings

U.S. stays on top, Swiss third

Published 17.05.2017 00:03 GMT+2 | Author
The U.S. beat rival Russia 5-3 to enter the quarter-finals atop our sixth Power Rankings. Canada’s second, and the Swiss are third after downing the Czechs.
1.  USA  United States:  Tonight, WE are the greatest hockey team in the world
2.  Canada  Canada:  Mr. Parayko? You’re hurting the net!
3.  Suisse  Switzerland:  Ha ha! We used our secret goalie. Ha ha!
4.  Sweden  Sweden:  Do Men Over 35 Stop Pucks Better?
5.  Russia Russia:  That classified information was so bogus
6.  Czech  Czech Republic:  Now we’ve got Mother Russia issues
7.  Finland  Finland:  As long as we’re not playing Sweden in Helsinki, we’re good
8.  Germany  Germany:  Yay, we get to hear that "Playground" song some more!
9.  Latvia Latvia:  Wes deserveds as betters fates
10.  France France:  Merci Cristo et Meun’s!
11.  Norway  Norway:  Obviously, we didn’t eat enough pickled herring
12.  Denmark Denmark:  That goal was The Ugly Duckling – but we’ll take it
13.  Belarus  Belarus:  Like, dudes, the Soviet Union was totally better!
14.  Slovakia  Slovakia:  Being 14 means bad fashion choices and crying on your bed
15.  Slovenia Slovenia:  As a hockey nation, we’re good at ski-jumping
16.  Italy Italy:  Fellini’s lens caresses the tragedy as the puck slides in

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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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