Power Rankings
by IIHF.com|21 AUG 2021
After outshooting Switzerland 58-10 in their opening 3-0 win, the defending champion Americans stay atop the Power Rankings.
photo: Andre Ringuette / HHOF-IIHF Images
In our second Power Rankings of the 2021 Women’s Worlds, the Americans retain first place and Canada holds on to second place. The ROC team moves up into third after starting off with a 3-1 win over Group A rival Switzerland.
1 USA Winning – it’s a bigger rush than #BamaRush
2 CAN Penalties are good when Jessie Fleming takes them
3 ROC Our pressers are different from Kucherov’s
4 FIN In Finnish, the first period is known as the “fun period”
5 CZE Salute General Mills – she belongs on a Wheaties box
6 GER #29 Nina Christof-Poulin
7 JPN Who needs carrots? We’ve got good sticks!
8 SUI Steak dinner and spa for Ms. Braendli
9 HUN Szabados: Hungarian name. All your gold are belong to us
10 DEN Our Czech is rusty, but our Japanese is getting better
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 Women's World Championship. They are distinct from the official standings and IIHF Women's World Ranking.