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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 27)

1.

CANADA
Against Hungary, Martin St. Louis stood tall

2.

RUSSIA
Everything is proceeding as Klaus Zaugg has foreseen

3.

CZECH REPUBLIC
Scandinavians are easy!

4.

FINLAND
Ah, but Finns aren't Scandinavians

5.

UNITED STATES
Dustin Brown is playing like a King

6.

SWITZERLAND
Signing with the Isles: $20 million. Beating Germany in OT: Priceless.

7.

LATVIA
WE HAVE THE BEST, NOISIEST, AND BLONDEST FANS!!!

8.

SWEDEN
These former Soviet republics are really starting to get on our nerves

9.

BELARUS
A Mezin grace, how sweet the saves...

10.

SLOVAKIA
Please don't blame the referee

11.

GERMANY
We want a new bylaw--all goalies must be named Dimitri

12.

DENMARK
You can allow five goals a game and win--if you're the '84 Oilers

13.

NORWAY
See Denmark

14.

FRANCE
Never get involved in an ice war in Asia

15.

HUNGARY
Rubbing the Attila the Hun figurine is not working

16.

AUSTRIA
Easy on the Sacher Torte, boys



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