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 REPUBLICWe are the Czechs, my friends, and we kept on fighting till the end
RUSSIASilver is the colour of heartbreak
SWEDENAnders Lindback was perfect in the bronze medal game
GERMANYDo you believe in German miracles? Yes!
SWITZERLANDAsk not for whom the cowbell tolls: it tolls for thee
FINLANDTime for sauna and Koskenkorva
CANADAJust like the Olympics (Turin, that is)
DENMARKIt's great to be number eight!
NORWAYGot a year to work on our PK
BELARUSWe must clone Ruslan Salei
LATVIAOnce again, we're the world's number one Baltic hockey state
SLOVAKIAFor 2011, we guarantee great beer and gorgeous women
USAAny chance we could hold this thing in Vegas?
FRANCEWe've completed the non-relegation hat trick!
ITALYThis sports car is out of gas
KAZAKHSTANTournament's over, and not one joke about that comedian!