Power Rankings
by IIHF.com staff|21 AUG 2022
Team Canada leads the way in our last Power Rankings of the 2022 IIHF World Junior Championship after its electrifying 3-2 sudden-death win over Finland in the final.
photo: Andre Ringuette / HHOF-IIHF Images
After one of the most exciting gold medal games in World Junior history, the Canadians top our final 2022 Power Rankings with their 3-2 overtime victory to claim their 19th title of all time. Silver medalists Finland take second place with their never-say-die spirit, while the Swedes are third after defeating Czechia 3-1 for the bronze medal. Thank you for a wonderful adventure in Edmonton! Come back and see us again soon for more thrills, chills, and smiles during the 2023 World Juniors in Halifax and Moncton!
1 CAN Rogers Place is now McTavish Place
2 FIN In Finnish, Jatkola means “Vezina”
3 SWE You’re just another brick in the Wallstedt
4 CZE Puck, we gave it our best shot...
5 USA Play us in Moncton and you will be dunked on
6 GER It’ll be a cold day in Halifax when we win gold
7 LAT Greatest seventh-place finish of all time!
8 SUI The red-and-white team got the biggest crowds
9 SVK How many Calders will Slafkovsky win?
10 AUT Bedard inspired us to score four goals
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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.