Power Rankings
by IIHF.com|12 APR 2023
Canadian players look on during the national anthem after a 4-3 shoot-out win against USA during Preliminary Round - Group A action at the 2023 IIHF Ice Hockey Women’s World Championship at CAA Centre on April 10, 2023 in Brampton, Ontario.
photo: © International Ice Hockey Federation / Andrea Cardin
Things are heating up in Brampton, Ontario. Team Canada delighted the home fans with a thrilling 4-3 shootout win over the Americans to close out Group A action and stay unbeaten. Accordingly, the North American archrivals retain first and second place respectively in our second Power Rankings of the 2023 IIHF Women’s World Championship. Meanwhile, Finland posted a perfect 4-0 record to top Group B with a stellar 26-3 goal difference and vaults into third place. We can’t wait to see what Thursday’s quarter-finals bring!
1 CAN Hip hip Rattray!
2 USA Canadians will never not be annoying
3 FIN Our offence is buzzing like a B-hive
4 CZE Adele sings sad songs, Adela gets big goals
5 SUI It’s a hard group, eh?
6 JPN It’s only gonna get harder, Switzerland!
7 GER Win or lose, there’s always white asparagus
9 SWE We already beat one French-speaking nation...
8 HUN In 2025, we’ll have even more fans
10 FRA It’s not goodbye, it’s au revoir
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.