The Avalanche climbed to No. 1 in Scott Burnside's Week 5 NHL Power Rankings, taking the top spot from the Sharks. San Jose leads the league in goals per game, but two straight overtime losses dropped it to No. 2. Should they still be considered the best team in hockey? Submit your rankings!

NHL Power Rankings

Avalanche

Avalanche

Colorado Avalanche
12-1-0, 24 points

Blackhawks

Blackhawks

Chicago Blackhawks
9-2-4, 22 points

Blue Jackets

Blue Jackets

Columbus Blue Jackets
5-8-0, 10 points

Blues

Blues

St. Louis Blues
8-2-2, 18 points

Bruins

Bruins

Boston Bruins
8-5-0, 16 points

Canadiens

Canadiens

Montreal Canadiens
8-7-0, 16 points

Canucks

Canucks

Vancouver Canucks
10-5-1, 21 points

Capitals

Capitals

Washington Capitals
7-7-0, 14 points

Coyotes

Coyotes

Phoenix Coyotes
10-3-2, 22 points

Devils

Devils

New Jersey Devils
3-7-4, 10 points

Ducks

Ducks

Anaheim Ducks
11-3-1, 23 points

Flames

Flames

Calgary Flames
6-6-2, 14 points

Flyers

Flyers

Philadelphia Flyers
4-9-0, 8 points

Hurricanes

Hurricanes

Carolina Hurricanes
4-4-3, 11 points

Islanders

Islanders

New York Islanders
6-5-3, 15 points

Jets

Jets

Winnipeg Jets
5-8-2, 14 points

Kings

Kings

Los Angeles Kings
9-6-0, 18 points

Lightning

Lightning

Tampa Bay Lightning
10-4-0, 20 points

Maple Leafs

Maple Leafs

Toronto Maple Leafs
10-5-0, 20 points

Oilers

Oilers

Edmonton Oilers
3-10-2, 8 points

Panthers

Panthers

Florida Panthers
3-8-3, 9 points

Penguins

Penguins

Pittsburgh Penguins
11-4-0, 22 points

Predators

Predators

Nashville Predators
7-5-2, 16 points

Rangers

Rangers

New York Rangers
6-7-0, 12 points

Red Wings

Red Wings

Detroit Red Wings
9-4-2, 20 points

Sabres

Sabres

Buffalo Sabres
2-13-1, 5 point

Senators

Senators

Ottawa Senators
4-6-4, 12 points

Sharks

Sharks

San Jose Sharks
10-1-3, 23 points

Stars

Stars

Dallas Stars
6-6-2, 14 points

Wild

Wild

Minnesota Wild
8-4-3, 19 points

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