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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 May 10)

1.

RUSSIA
Radulov is radical! Golden again!

2.

CANADA
Silver isn't a habit worth developing

3.

SWEDEN
We have a secret plot to take over Finland in 2012

4.

UNITED STATES
Yes we can (come fourth)

5.

FINLAND
We have a secret plot to take over Sweden in 2013

6.

CZECH REPUBLIC
You can Czech out any time you like, but you can never leave

7.

LATVIA
Coincidence: Latvia's population is the same size as Vancouver's

8.

BELARUS
Start booking your Minsk hotel rooms for 2014

9.

SWITZERLAND
Can't blame Cooly

10.

SLOVAKIA
2002 was a long, long time ago

11.

NORWAY
The polar bear survives for another year

12.

FRANCE
So if Sweden co-hosts with Finland, can we co-host with Spain?

13.

DENMARK
Less cream pastry next time

14.

AUSTRIA
The rinks aren't alive with the sound of music

15.

GERMANY
Insert gratuitous Hans Zach reference here

16.

HUNGARY
We're going to make Division I into goulash



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