by Mike Brophy - January 29, 2008 11:58 AM UTC
The Ducks move into the second slot thanks to the return of Teemu Selanne, but the Red Wings are still hanging on to first.
OK, break time is over. Time to get down to business. For some teams, say the Toronto Maple Leafs, this means trying to clear the deck of big contracts to make room for prospects.
by Mike Brophy - January 21, 2008 7:39 AM UTC
The Pens may have lost Sidney Crosby, but their solid play of late has them in the No. 2 spot behind the Red Wings in this week's Power Rankings.
No Sid? No problem. With superstar Sidney Crosby nursing an ankle injury, the Pittsburgh Penguins waltzed into Montreal and blanked the Canadiens 2-0 on the strength of goalie Dany Sabourin’s second shutout of the season.
by Mike Brophy - January 14, 2008 2:50 PM UTC
The Senators may have upended the Red Wings in their Saturday matchup, but it's Detroit who hangs on to top spot in this week's THN.com Power Rankings.
The game lived up to the billing: The Battle of the Titans. And although the Red Wings lost 3-2, it’s going to take more than one road defeat, albeit to their nearest challengers, the Ottawa Senators, to bounce them from the top of The Hockey News’ Power Rankings, particularly when they played their backup goalie, Dominik Hasek.
by Ken Campbell - January 7, 2008 3:17 PM UTC
Pittsburgh, Calgary and San Jose are headed in the right direction, but the Red Wings continue to hang on to the top spot in this week's team-by-team rankings.
It’s time to work off that Christmas paunch and get to breaking those New Year’s Resolutions. It’s also the time when the elite of the NHL begin to separate themselves from the rest of the pack, and teams such as the Pittsburgh Penguins, Calgary Flames and San Jose Sharks are beginning to do just that.
by Mike Brophy - December 24, 2007 1:12 PM UTC
Ottawa and Detroit continue to hold down the top two spots in the NHL's standings and The Hockey News' Power Rankings, but thanks to points in eight of 10, the Avs slide into No. 3.
They still don’t know who their No. 1 goaltender is, but that hasn’t stopped the Ottawa Senators from climbing toward the top of the NHL standings.
by Mike Brophy - December 17, 2007 2:43 PM UTC
Detroit remains the team to beat and the Senators have worked their way back up in this week's look at the 30 NHL teams.
One week after we anointed the New Jersey Devils the second-best team in the NHL, after they won nine in a row, they went into the dumpster losing three of four.
by Mike Brophy - December 10, 2007 1:52 PM UTC
Detroit keeps the top spot, but the red-hot Devils slide in at No. 2 in this week's rankings of the NHL's 30 clubs.
While the Detroit Red Wings remain the NHL’s No. 1 team in The Hockey News’ weekly power rankings, keep a close eye on the surging New Jersey Devils.
by Mike Brophy - December 3, 2007 3:37 PM UTC
After securing the top spot for the entire season, the Senators have finally slipped after six straight losses.
You had to see this see coming. With the Ottawa Senators riding a six-game losing streak they take a tumble out of first place in the THN Power Rankings.
by Mike Brophy - November 26, 2007 12:25 PM UTC
Ottawa keeps clinging to the top spot despite recent troubles, but just how far will their Ontario brethren fall?
1. Ottawa (Last week: 1) Starting to look human after all 2. Detroit (2) Dropped a pair of close ones to Columbus, Nashville 3.
by Mike Brophy - November 19, 2007 3:19 PM UTC
The Penguins and Rangers are at different ends of the spectrum in this week's power rankings.
1. Ottawa Loss to Leafs just an aberration (Last week: 1) 2. Detroit Bounced back after three straight losses (2) 3. NY Rangers Getting it done in OT and shootout (6) 4.
by Mike Brophy - November 12, 2007 3:13 PM UTC
Nothing's going right in Buffalo, but how far have the Sabres dropped in this week's Power Rankings?
1. Ottawa (Last week: 1) Perfect on road at 5-0-0 2. Detroit (2) Need more from Datsyuk than just two goals 3. Colorado (7) Seven points in five games for Stastny 4.
by Mike Brophy - November 5, 2007 12:30 PM UTC
Where do the surprising Columbus Blue Jackets sit in this week's power rankings?
1. Ottawa Spezza signed, sealed and delivered 2. Detroit Ozzie has been really good 3. Carolina Look who’s bouncing back to life 4.