Rank 'Em: NHL Power Rankings

Created: January 18, 2010, 10:05 AM

Are the Blackhawks the NHL's best?

Who are the best and worst teams in the NHL?

No surprise this week: the Chicago Blackhawks are still tops in the points standings. Chicago has won eight of its last ten games, giving the team a clear path to the No. 1 seed. Can any other squad challenge their dominance?

With occasional guest spots from colleagues such as Pierre LeBrun, ESPN.com NHL writer Scott Burnside compiles his NHL Power Rankings each week. But that's only half the equation; the rest is up to you. How do you size up all 30 teams, SportsNation? Submit your rankings below.

Submit your rankings now! You must rank at least FIVE teams for your vote to count.


 
 
  • Colorado Avalanche
    27-15-6, 60 pts.
  • Chicago Blackhawks
    34-11-4, 72 pts.
  • Columbus Blue Jackets
    18-23-9, 45 pts.
  • St. Louis Blues
    21-19-7, 49 pts.
  • Boston Bruins
    23-16-7, 54 pts.
  • Montreal Canadiens
    23-23-4, 50 pts.
  • Vancouver Canucks
    28-18-2, 58 pts.
  • Washington Capitals
    30-12-6, 66 pts.
  • Phoenix Coyotes
    28-16-5, 61 pts.
  • New Jersey Devils
    32-13-1, 65 pts.
  • Anaheim Ducks
    22-20-7, 51 pts.
  • Calgary Flames
    26-17-6, 58 pts.
  • Philadelphia Flyers
    23-21-3, 49 pts.
  • Carolina Hurricanes
    14-26-7, 35 pts.
  • New York Islanders
    21-19-8, 50 pts.
  • Los Angeles Kings
    27-18-3, 57 pts.
  • Tampa Bay Lightning
    18-19-10, 46 pts.
  • Toronto Maple Leafs
    16-24-9, 41 pts.
  • Edmonton Oilers
    16-26-5, 37 pts.
  • Florida Panthers
    20-20-7, 48 pts.
  • Pittsburgh Penguins
    30-19-1, 61 pts.
  • Nashville Predators
    29-16-3, 61 pts.
  • New York Rangers
    23-19-7, 53 pts.
  • Detroit Red Wings
    24-16-8, 56 pts.
  • Buffalo Sabres
    29-11-6, 64 pts.
  • Ottawa Senators
    24-21-4, 52 pts.
  • San Jose Sharks
    31-10-8, 70 pts.
  • Dallas Stars
    20-17-11, 51 pts.
  • Atlanta Thrashers
    21-19-7, 45 pts.
  • Minnesota Wild
    24-22-3, 51 pts.

 



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