Power Rankings
by IIHF.com|06 JUN 2021
Canada proves the doubters wrong and rallies all the way back to win gold and top our last Power Rankings of 2021.
In our final Power Rankings of 2021, Canada rules the roost after fighting all the way back to win the gold medal after its toughest start in tournament history. The Finns finish second after settling for their ninth silver medal of all time. The bronze medal-winning Americans are third. 
1 CAN Ottawa is the capital of the world!
2 FIN Tampere must be renamed Bratislava
3 USA When you win 6-1, you don’t need a recount
4 GER All the best tournaments are in Asia
5 ROC He must also change his name to Babcockov
6 SUI Obviously, we didn’t perform like Celine Dion in 1988
7 CZE 2001 > 2021
8 SVK Slovak scientists announce plans to clone Cehlarik
9 SWE Next year, it’s double gold or bust! (No pressure.)
10 KAZ Best Deep Purple song? “Highway Starchenko”
11 LAT In 2036, let’s play at the Riga Superdome (cap. 2,000,000)
12 DEN Switzerland? Thanks for limiting us to four shots of vodka
13 NOR In Mandarin, how do you say “tenth place”?
14 GBR It feels good to not get slagged by Piers Morgan
15 BLR 99 problems, but relegation ain’t one
16 ITA Next time we get four goals, we’ll celly like Thornton
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.