Power Rankings
by IIHF.com|10 MAY 2019
Led by 2018 Worlds MVP Patrick Kane, the stacked U.S. roster tops our first Power Rankings of 2019.
photo: Matt Zambonin / HHOF-IIHF Images
Let's get this party started in Slovakia! Loaded with offensive stars like Patrick Kane, Johnny Gaudreau, and Jack Hughes, the U.S. debuts in first place in our 2019 Power Rankings, followed closely by Russia and Canada.
1 USA In the room, guys never talk about 1933
2 RUS “Kuch, you shoot.” “Oh no, Ovi! You shoot!”
3 CAN Now the focus shifts back to Marner’s contract
4 SWE Statistics provided by the Elias Sports Bureau
5 CZE To win, we need more bald guys and mullets
6 FIN Too many superstar egos
7 SUI Scientists say another silver medal is due in 2025
8 GER It’s Slovakia, ja? Why do they ask Leon about Holland?
9 LAT Belarus! Dudes! Thank God! You had us worried!
10 SVK Remember, the most important thing is to participate
11 NOR Yes! Participation medals for everyone!
12 DEN Duckly wants to spend time with his family
13 FRA New IIHF record for most Bozons
14 AUT Normally, we’re just relaxing and enjoying Division I
15 ITA Ave Imperator, morituri te salutant
16 GBR Can we Remain?
The Power Rankings are for the enjoyment of IIHF.com readers, and reflect the progress of teams during the IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship. They are distinct from the official standings and IIHF World Ranking.