Power Rankings
by IIHF.com|12 APR 2024
After hammering Japan 10-0 in the 2024 Women’s Worlds quarter-finals, the host Americans maintain their iron grip on first place in our third Power Rankings. 
photo: © International Ice Hockey Federation / Matt Zambonin
U.S. keeps first place, Canada second, Finns into third

Is there any stopping this turbocharged U.S. team? In the 2024 IIHF Ice Hockey Women’s World Championship quarter-finals, the hosts registered a 10-0 victory over Japan. Coach John Wroblewski’s Americans remain in top spot in our third Power Rankings. The second-place Canadians were full value for their 5-1 win over Sweden to advance to the final four. Meanwhile, Finland, which downed Switzerland 3-1, climbs into third place over the Czechs, who just edged out a gritty German side with a 1-0 win. The excitement is mounting as the semi-finals loom!
1 USA Who run the world? Girls (and millennials)
2 CAN Obviously we want to play Fast
3 FIN The puck luck gods are with us
4 CZE How do you spell relief? P-E-J-S-O-V-A
5 SUI The Tortured Power Play Department
6 GER For a hot second, #scorelesstie was trending
7 SWE Next time, we’re stealing “Summer of ‘69”
8 JPN Not the best episode of Shōgun
9 CHN Relocating to Division I, not Salt Lake
10 DEN Picking up the Lego pieces
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.