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NHL power rankings for Jan. 2

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The Chicago Blackhawks top this week’s NHL power rankings, followed by fellow Western Conference foes, the St. Louis Blues, Anaheim Ducks, San Jose Sharks, Los Angeles Kings, Colorado Avalanche and Vancouver Canucks.

The top team from the Eastern Conference is the Pittsburgh Penguins (fourth overall). The Boston Bruins and Tampa Bay Lightning are the only two other teams from the East in the top ten.

Our Detroit Red Wings check in at No. 19 this week after losing to the Toronto Maple Leafs yesterday in the 2014 Winter Classic.

  1. Chicago 63 points
  2. St. Louis 59 points
  3. Anaheim 63 points
  4. Pittsburgh 59 points
  5. Boston 54 points
  6. San Jose 56 points
  7. Los Angeles 54 points
  8. Tampa Bay 52 points
  9. Colorado 52 points
  10. Vancouver 53 points
  11. Montreal 50 points
  12. Phoenix 49 points
  13. Dallas 47 points
  14. Washington 45 points
  15. Toronto 47 points
  16. Philadelphia 44 points
  17. Winnipeg 43 points
  18. New Jersey 42 points
  19. Detroit 46 points
  20. Minnesota 45 points
  21. NY Rangers 42 points
  22. Columbus 38 points
  23. Ottawa 41 points
  24. Carolina 39 points
  25. Nashville 40 points
  26. Calgary 34 points
  27. Florida 36 points
  28. NY Islanders 33 points
  29. Edmonton 31 points
  30. Buffalo 26 points

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