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.
CZECH REPUBLICFeels like home, baby
CANADAGood win – no more “Swiss cheese” jokes
GERMANYNo fear: it won’t take us 81 years to top the Power Rankings again
SWEDENThis’ll make up for spoiling King Carl Gustaf’s birthday on Saturday
RUSSIA Has anyone ever seen Kovalchuk and Henrik Sedin in the same room together?
SWITZERLANDCould everybody cut back on the “Swiss Miss” thing too?
FINLANDThe Czechs were no fun 10 years ago, and they're still no fun today
USAWe lost, but Swedes have to live under socialism with nonstop ABBA
NORWAYAnders is a Bastiansen of hope
SLOVAKIAWell, our ticket sales are good, and so is the weather
DENMARKIt’s a Mads, Mads, Mads, Mads Worlds
FRANCEKévin is one Hecquefeuille of a hockey player
LATVIAWe should sign that guy and rename him Mads Christensens
SLOVENIAHey, in fairness, the Swiss allowed 61 shots in their last game too
BELARUSOur team has one goal: to score one goal every game
AUSTRIAEven Belarus could give us tips on how to score