Week 24 Power Rankings
- Philadelphia Flyers
Last Week: 32
The Flyers lost their Captain who played 1K games with them, which is a hard pill to take, but I am going to leave them here at 32 on this Week 24 Power Rankings.
- Seattle Kraken
Last Week: 31
The Kraken will stay here and avoid being number 31 on this week’s 24 Power Rankings.
- Ottawa Senators
Last Week: 30
The Sens may have a chance at the number one pick, which could improve this very young talented team.
- New Jersey Devils
Last Week: 29
The Devils’ season has dropped all the way into the lottery pick, which I do not think fans are too happy about.
- San Jose Sharks
Last Week: 28
The Sharks extended Tomas Hertl which is a little confusing because of their situation.
- Anaheim Ducks
Last Week: 24
The Ducks have officially become sellers at this time in the year.
- Chicago Blackhawks
Last week: 26
The Blackhawks now are having some issues in the locker room after the trade of Hagel.
- Buffalo Sabres
Last Week: 25
The Sabres will not make the playoffs but they are playing very good hockey as of late, so some encouragement before the season end.
- Arizona Coyotes
Last Week: 27
The Coyotes have now been eliminated from playoff contention. Oh, and they will be playing in a tiny rink soon. YIKES
- Detroit Red Wings
Last Week: 23
The Red Wings have won three of its last 10 games, but those struggles definitely are not attributed to Moritz Seider.
- Montreal Canadiens
Last Week: 22
The Canadiens will miss the playoffs a year after making it all the way to the Stanley Cup Finals.
- Vancouver Canucks
Last Week: 17
The Canucks turned their season around, but the question has to be asked, do they have enough to make the playoffs? I don’t think so.
- New York Islanders
Last Week: 20
Wait, Mat Barzal still plays for the Islanders? Yeah, I forgot about him too.
- Columbus Blue Jackets
Last Week: 19
The Blue Jackets have started working on their future, trading Max Domi away, their young players have played well all season as well.
- Las Vegas Golden Knights
Last Week 18
The Golden Knights really, no seriously, look like they may miss the playoffs this year.
- Winnipeg Jets
Last Week: 21
The Jets have caught fire, especially from upfront. Kyle Connor has been one of the hottest players the last few weeks.
- Edmonton Oilers
Last Week: 16
The Oilers have won five straight, and look to be going into playoff time on a high note.
- Nashville Predators
Last Week: 15
Roman Josi is just amazing, that’s it.
- Dallas Stars
The Stars are just such an inconstant team, and if that is not fixed soon, they will be first-round knock-outs.
- Los Angeles Kings
Last Week: 11
The Kings do not have reliable and consistent goaltending due, but the team has a lot of talent upfront so that will be relied on much more coming into the playoffs.
- St. Louis Blues
Last Week: 12
The Blues have a better team than last year going into the playoffs, but the question remains if it will be enough.
- Washington Capitals
Last Week: 16
Ovechkin IS BACK. He is on a fire goal pace yet again.
- Toronto Maple Leafs
Last Week: 10
The Leafs still have a lot of concern about their goaltending, and time is running out.
- Minnesota Wild
Last Week: 13
The Wild are hot, again. The addition of Fleury seems to have lit a fire under Cam Talbot as he just finished a week that earned him a star of the week award. The Wild like to take their wins in packs, as they lead the league in wins that come in 6-packs.
- Carolina Hurricanes
Last Week: 4
The Hurricanes had a frustrating week, and after a disappointing deadline, the concern may be creeping in.
- Tampa Bay Lighting
Last Week: 7
The Lightning was busy during the deadline and it seems to be working, although they didn’t really need the help, to begin with.
- New York Rangers
Last Week: 5
The Rangers like to make things difficult on themselves, but as long as Igor plays like himself, they will always have a chance.
5. Pittsburgh Penguins
Last Week: 5
The Penguins are getting help from every area on the ice, this includes their solid depth on the blue line.
- Boston Bruins
Last Week: 8
The Bruins have had recent success, especially in goal. Swayman and Ullmark have split games all season and have worked well lately.
- Calgary Flames
Last Week: 2
The Flames may have the angriest goalie in the league with Jacob Markstrom, who took a swing at the entire Sharks team.
- Colorado Avalanche
Last Week: 3
The Avalanche look like they will lose their star forward Nate MacKinnon for a while due to an injured hand from fighting.
- Florida Panthers
Last Week 1
The Panthers have maybe the most lethal forward groups in the league. The Panthers are well on their way to a deep playoff run.
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