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Power Rankings (as of May 13)

1.

FINLAND
In Granlund's case, HIFK stands for "He's Incredibly Freakin' Kreative"

2.

SWEDEN
That's Czech-mate

3.

CZECH REPUBLIC
Our inability to get three goals in the last 47 seconds cost us

4.

RUSSIA
And that's why they call us "mercurial" and "enigmatic"

5.

CANADA
Just so you know, we're still automatically the greatest

6.

NORWAY
Imagine what we could do with a few more Olimbs

7.

GERMANY
Beethoven and Einstein...maybe that was pushing it

8.

USA
Someday we'll host this tournament in Phoenix and Atlanta

9.

SWITZERLAND
Hey Canada, we challenge you to a new Summit Series!

10.

SLOVAKIA
Historians may quibble, but there'll never be a better year than 2002

11.

DENMARK
Sixteen skaters with zero goals – now that's a balanced attack

12.

FRANCE
Henderson made a wild stab for it and fell

13.

LATVIA
It's the eye of the beaver, it's the thrill of the fight

14.

BELARUS
We were so good together, Coach Hanlonovsky

15.

AUSTRIA
Worst PP, PK, and goaltending, but otherwise we were quite good

16.

SLOVENIA
Who wants to live forever?



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