Power Rankings
by IIHF.com staff|30 AUG 2022
The Americans, who topped Group A with four straight wins, occupy first place in our second Power Rankings of the 2022 Women’s Worlds.
photo: Matt Zambonin / HHOF-IIHF Images
After rallying to beat defending champion Canada 4-2, the Americans remain perfect with a 30-3 goal difference and head into the quarter-finals on top of our second Power Rankings of the 2022 IIHF Ice Hockey Women’s World Championship. The Canadians slip to second place, while the Finns hang tight in third place after blanking an understaffed Swiss roster 4-0. The exhilaration of the elimination games awaits! Will there be some surprises in our third Power Rankings? Stay tuned.
1 USA Blowing a 2-0 lead – what a blow that must be!
2 CAN The U.S.? Never heard of ‘em. Sweden, though...
3 FIN Like our Prime Minister, our offence is dancing
4 SUI “Get well soon” in all four official languages
5 JPN Shiga: Princess of Power
6 CZE Peslarovaphobia is a common condition
7 SWE Will Hanna Olsson be the new Bond?
8 HUN Dankeschön, Deutschland! OMG...
9 GER Yes, kids, you can leave stuff to the last second
10 DEN Heartbroken but unbroken – we’ll be back soon
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.