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CZECH REPUBLICStill good as gold after Game One
CANADAWill Tavares lobby to move the Islanders to Central Europe?
GERMANYBeethoven. Einstein. Endras.
SLOVAKIAWe're winning – and not like Charlie Sheen
FINLANDIt's a Granlund day for Finnish hockey
USAAfter the 5-1 win, the Americans didn't have to release their birth certificates
NORWAYIf we played 'em ten times, they might win nine. But not this game. Not tonight.
SWITZERLANDJulien Vauclair is lights out in his Kosice debut
LATVIA Gotta work on those angles, Mr. Masalskis
BELARUSBeaten by children...ouch!
SWEDENWell, at least it wasn't Iceland
RUSSIAWhat the (insert favourite Russian expletive)?
DENMARKNine shots of schnapps is a lot. Nine shots on goal is not.
FRANCEIf we'd stayed in Poland, maybe we would have scored a goal
SLOVENIARobert Kristan is Jesus Christ Superstar. Miroslav Satan is...well, you know.
AUSTRIAArnold Schwarzenegger is available