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Poll

Who's the most valuable player of the 2009 Worlds?
Jack Johnson (USA)
Niko Kapanen (FIN)
Ilya Kovalchuk (RUS)
Andrei Mezin (BLR)
Martin St. Louis (CAN)
Shea Weber (CAN)


The Power Rankings are for the enjoyment of IIHF.com readers, and reflect the progress of teams during the IIHF World Championship. They are distinct from the official IIHF World Ranking.

Power Rankings (as of April 25)

1.

CANADA
My name is Stamkos. Steven Stamkos.

2.

RUSSIA
Taking care of Bryz-ness

3.

CZECH REPUBLIC
Jagr and friends feast on Danish pastry

4.

SWEDEN
Wings and Canucks not required (thank you, Linus)

5.

FINLAND
When the going gets tough, the PP gets going

6.

UNITED STATES
USA! USA! More fun to coach than San Jose!

7.

SWITZERLAND
Huet is tough to score on--oh, wait, that wasn't Huet?

8.

SLOVAKIA
Everybody owes Lubos Bartecko a dinner

9.

LATVIA
We thought Jack Johnson was a Hawaiian singer-songwriter

10.

GERMANY
Put Erich Kühnhackl in

11.

DENMARK
World leader in wind power--blown out by the Czechs

12.

BELARUS
At least the Canadian Parliament left Doan alone, or it would have been 9-1

13.

HUNGARY
Our secret weapons: Levente Szuper, and pre-game goulash

14.

NORWAY
Penalties are like zombies--kill them or they will kill you

15.

FRANCE
If Johnny Hallyday had performed instead of Krokus, we would have won

16.

AUSTRIA
In other news, Bruno hits theatres on July 10



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