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Canadians top our first edition of 2016

Published 12.04.2023 16:34 GMT+3 | Author
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Will 'O Canada' be played at this tournament as many times as in 2015? Photo: Andre Ringuette / HHOF-IIHF Images
Defending champion Canada leads the way in the first Power Rankings of 2016, followed by Finland and the Czechs. Enjoy!
1.  Canada  Canada:  Look! It’s a Canadian team playing in May!
2.  Finland  Finland:  Give blonde kid puck. Watch him shoot. Repeat.
3.  Czech  Czech Republic:  Celebrating Jagr's new contract!
4.  Sweden  Sweden:  Nyquist is a horse
5.  USA United States:  We’re going to win bigly
6.  Russia  Russia:  Can’t wait to hear our anthem
7.  Slovakia  Slovakia:  As a kid, you dream of playing for Team Europe
8.  Suisse  Switzerland:  No, really, you do dream of playing for Team Europe
9.  Denmark Denmark:  OMG, guys! Team Europe is controlled by Satan!
10.  Latvia Latvia:  Two words: “Leicester City”
11.  Belarus  Belarus:  When in doubt, use more Canadians
12.  France France:  Asterix takes the shot, Obelix provides the screen
13.  Germany  Germany:  This round, Ehrhoff will play more than Keith
14.  Norway  Norway:  Good seats still available for Roy Johansen’s farewell tour
15.  Kazakhstan  Kazakhstan:  Triple G, yes – Triple Gold Club, no
16.  Hungary Hungary:  A seven-year wait is better than a 70-year wait

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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