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.
CANADAWham, bam, thank you, Stamkos
RUSSIARah, rah, Kalinin, Russia's greatest goals machine
FINLANDOh Kapanen, My Kapanen
UNITED STATESHow do you like them freedom fries?
SWEDEN6-5, 6-5...what is this, the 1987 Canada Cup final?
LATVIASwitzerland, you just got Masalskis-ed
CZECH REPUBLICStrange but true: Blatak has twice as many goals as Jagr
BELARUSBeating Sweden is more fun, but Norway will do
SWITZERLANDCan they or canton they?
SLOVAKIAIf Jozef Golonka had played, we would have won
NORWAYMaybe we'll scare Canada if we dress up like Dimmu Borgir
FRANCEMon Dieu, freedom fries are so 2003
AUSTRIADoes this other Thomas guy make $7 million too?
DENMARKStarring Peter Regin as "The Happy Prince"
GERMANYWe can't score, but we look good in lederhosen
HUNGARYOn the bright side, there's no swine flu here yet