Power Rankings: Virtual Edition
by IIHF.com|10 MAY 2020
Canada has won two straight games at the Virtual World Championship.
photo: Matt Zambonin / HHOF-IIHF Images
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Surprise! The Power Rankings are back for the 21st straight year. The real games may have been cancelled, but this Virtual Edition is immune. To kick things off, Canada sits on top, followed by Finland and Latvia.
1 CAN You use Zoom. McDavid *is* Zoom
2 FIN And you thought last year’s team was anonymous...
3 LAT Our team is virtually unstoppable!
4 SVK Man, we should have just hosted again in June...
5 SWE We’re having vivid gold-medal shootout fantasies
6 RUS If Tretiak wore a mask, so can we
7 CZE ’90s nostalgia hitting hard right now
8 SUI Well, these virtual beers are cheaper than our beers...
9 USA Great moments are born from beating Italy 5-2
10 GER Bundesliga > Premier League
11 GBR There will be an answer, let it be
12 NOR In these unprecedented times, we took a point from Russia
13 BLR Hey, what’s the virtual attendance record?
14 KAZ Who’s up for some fun facts about Nur-Sultan?
15 DEN Duckly practices safe social quacking
16 ITA Could we just fast-forward to 2026?
Click here to check out the previous editions of the Power Rankings.

The Power Rankings are for the enjoyment of IIHF.com readers, and reflect the progress of teams during this Virtual World Championship with scores based on fan voting. They are distinct from the official standings and IIHF World Ranking.