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Will anyone ever push Canada out of first place?

Published 14.12.2021 15:38 GMT+2 | Author
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First and last in the Power Rankings: Canada (pictured: Morgan Rielly) and Belarus (pictured: Andrei Kostsitsyn) respectively. Photo: Minas Panagiotakis / HHOF-IIHF Images
The defending champs with the red Maple Leaf still lead the pack in our third 2016 Power Rankings. The Czechs move ahead of Finland for second place.
1.  Canada  Canada:  McDavid! McDavid! (Trying to keep up with
2.  Czech  Czech Republic:  Birner has his own festival: Birning Man
3.  Finland  Finland:  Poor Americans – they never dance naked in fountains
4.  Russia  Russia:  No Panarin, no gain
5.  Sweden Sweden:  Whoa, our team is very not famous
6.  USA  United States:  That’s not how you make America great again
7.  Germany  Germany:  Our psychologist said, “Guys, pretend it’s football”
8.  Slovakia  Slovakia:  Is that smoke coming out of Ciger’s ears?
9.  France France:  Monsieur Fleury, vous êtes très sneaky
10.  Suisse Switzerland:  Krokus - “Long Stick Goes Blum”
11.  Norway  Norway:  There must be a lab here that can clone Zuccarello
12.  Denmark Denmark:  At least we didn’t get called for too many Jensens
13.  Kazakhstan  Kazakhstan:  In Soviet times, we had no Nigel
14.  Latvia  Latvia:  Elvis is at Heartbreak Hotel
15.  Hungary  Hungary:  We’re here for a goulash time, not a long time
16.  Belarus Belarus:  9-0, 8-0...7-0 is in sight, boys!


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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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