Power Rankings
by IIHF.com|22 MAY 2022
The Swiss, including all-time Worlds games leader Andres Ambuhl (#10), vault into first place in the fifth Power Rankings of these Worlds.
photo: Andrea Cardin / HHOF-IIHF Images
The drama continues! With six consecutive wins, Switzerland parlays its perfect record into top spot in our fifth Power Rankings of the 2022 Worlds. Host Finland sits second after back-to-back shutouts against Great Britain and Austria. And the Swedes are in third place after hammering Norway.
1 SUI Ambuhl looks great for 121
2 FIN Olkinuora > Great Wall of China
3 SWE Norway shadowed Pettersson, not Peterson
4 CAN We lost the battle, but not the Spengler Cup
5 USA He is a Gaudette among men
6 GER When you allow four goals a game, you feel shame
7 CZE Living our best group stage life
8 DEN Blichfeld strokes his cat and plots world domination
9 SVK Goal-scorer: 17. Coach: 71. Hockey is life!
10 LAT Beating the Brits felt very empowering
11 FRA Fun fact: Jeanne Calment lived to 122
12 NOR The linesman didn’t use a distinct kicking motion!
13 AUT Mozart did not write Eine Kleine Quarter-Final
14 ITA Dante’s Inferno is about Division I
15 KAZ Sounds like a helluva poem
16 GBR If it’s not hurting, it’s not twerking
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.