Power Rankings
by IIHF.com|03 JUN 2021
The U.S. has won seven straight games heading into the semi-finals and tops the seventh edition of the 2021 Power Rankings.
photo: Andre Ringuette / HHOF-IIHF Images
With a massive 6-1 quarter-final win over Slovakia, the Americans move into first place in our seventh Power Rankings. Canada’s thrilling 2-1 overtime victory over the ROC team puts it into second place, while defending champion Finland holds steady in third place after blanking the Czechs.
1 USA Conor: The man who only needs one “n”
2 CAN Troy Orr!
3 FIN Didn’t let the Czechs score four goals in the third (ahem)
4 GER Marcel: The man who only needs one hand
5 ROC Bob prefers Belarus, Bragin prefers Buffalo
6 SUI Swearing in all four official languages
7 CZE The last time we won, Connor Bedard was 4
8 SVK 6, 6, 6: The Number of the Better Team
9 SWE Why didn’t we invite Zibasedin?
10 KAZ We are the Nur-Sultans of Swing
11 LAT Still believers, still got beavers
12 DEN Come on, Sweden...you can’t stay mad forever!
13 NOR Magnus Carlsen refuses to ditch chess for hockey
14 GBR To relax, Bowns likes to block the Suez Canal
15 BLR If your name is Andrei, Ilya, or Sergei, you didn’t score
16 ITA In 2022, our goalies will exclusively make paddle saves
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 the IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship. They are distinct from the official standings and IIHF World Ranking.