Power Rankings
by IIHF.com|15 APR 2024
In sudden death, Canada beat the U.S. 6-5 to win the 2024 IIHF Women’s World Championship in Utica, New York and top our final Power Rankings.
Canada finishes first, U.S. second, Finns third

Talk about a wild, back-and-forth classic between the North American archrivals! On Danielle Serdachny’s overtime marker, Canada defeated the U.S. 6-5 to capture the gold medal at the 2024 IIHF Ice Hockey Women’s World Championship in Utica, New York. Saving the best for last, the indomitable Canadians take over top spot in our final Power Rankings. The host Americans, who played with great heart and skill, settle for second place. Meanwhile, resurgent Finland nails down third place with its exciting 3-2 bronze-medal shootout win over the Czechs, who will look to return to the podium when they host the 2025 Women’s Worlds. 
1 CAN A 6-5 win is as Canadian as it gets
2 USA FWIW, the Walter Cup is made of silver
3 FIN Vainikka wins bronze, signs with Yankees
4 CZE No team is better at spelling “České Budějovice”
5 SUI Muller qualified for Boston
6 GER Our penalty-killing was thrilling
7 SWE Clone Hilda!
8 JPN We’ll get this bullet train back on track
9 CHN To get to Milan would feel so Gucci
10 DEN For us, Beijing was a Prada moment
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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 Women's World Championship. They are distinct from the official standings and IIHF Women's World Ranking.