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Canada leads heading into final

Published 20.05.2017 22:26 GMT+2 | Author
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After a thrilling comeback win over Russia in the semi-finals, Canada retakes first place in our eighth Power Rankings. Photo: Matt Zambonin / HHOF-IIHF Images
After a spirited third-period rally to beat Russia 4-2 in the semi-final, Canada sits first in our eighth Power Rankings. Sweden is second and Russia is third.
1.  Canada  Canada:  Russia, you don’t scare us with your fancy goals
2.  Sweden  Sweden:  Kneel before Nylander!
3.  Russia  Russia:  Bear bites beaver, beaver eats bear
4.  Finland  Finland:  You laugh, but we try hard in bronze games!
5.  USA United States:  Hey, there’s 5 million Finns and only 320 million of us
6.  Suisse  Switzerland:  Sixth in hockey, first in yodeling
7.  Czech  Czech Republic:  Caught in a landslide, no escape from reality
8.  Germany  Germany:  Give Grubauer whatever kind of massage he wants
9.  France France:  Asterix skating to AC/DC > the Mona Lisa
10.  Latvia Latvia:  In 2021, we’ll win gold as the LOUDEST host nation!
11.  Norway  Norway:  Has Jonas Holos ever met Jenni Hiirikoski?
12.  Denmark Denmark:  Is it weird Korea’s coming here but we’re not going there?
13.  Belarus  Belarus:  We’ll do ANYTHING to get the attendance record back!
14.  Slovakia  Slovakia:  God, it’s been years since we lost a quarter-final
15.  Slovenia Slovenia:  Anze? Have more babies!
16.  Italy Italy:  Does anyone have Enrico Ciccone’s phone number?

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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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