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Czechs rule roost in fourth installment

Published 14.12.2021 15:38 GMT+2 | Author
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After blanking host Russia in their opener, the Czechs have gotten stronger and stronger. Photo: Andre Ringuette / HHOF-IIHF Images
After demolishing Norway 7-0, the Czechs grab first place in the fourth Power Rankings. Finland is second, while Canada slips to third.
1.  Czech  Czech Republic:  Norway, you make hockey fun
2.  Finland  Finland:  The Hungarians are better at facial hair
3.  Canada  Canada:  We still have the best-looking Prime Minister
4.  Russia  Russia:  Copenhagen Accord? Hahaha!
5.  Sweden Sweden:  Kazakhstan’s goalie outscored our goalie. Wha?
6.  USA  United States:  Our Wideman has no problem with the refs
7.  Suisse  Switzerland:  Have ye forgot all that Ralph taught ye?
8.  Germany  Germany:  It feels wunderbar to not lose 10-0
9.  France France:  In the second period, we went on vacation
10.  Slovakia Slovakia:  Is it just us, or is this tournament getting more bogus?
11.  Kazakhstan  Kazakhstan:  Yes, but our coach can beat up your coach
12.  Denmark Denmark:  Tell those Washington guys to go lie on a beach
13.  Belarus  Belarus:  Ya gotta play a full 20
14.  Latvia  Latvia:  [Inserts naughtys Latvians wordss]
15.  Norway  Norway:  Edvard Munch, The Scream
16.  Hungary Hungary:  See, kids, hard work doesn’t always pay off


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