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Here are this weeks NHL Power Rankings. As one might expect, the western conference teams still dominate the top rankings. Clearly the western conference has been better so far and has more top teams than the east.

Rank Last Week Team AdjWinP SchedStr Power Rank
1 3 Anaheim 0.818 0.571 0.861
2 2 Minnesota 0.682 0.602 0.858
3 8 Detroit 0.591 0.583 0.765
4 4 Dallas 0.773 0.543 0.757
5 1 San Jose 0.667 0.548 0.733
6 12 Buffalo 0.818 0.454 0.717
7 6 Vancouver 0.583 0.562 0.678
8 5 Edmonton 0.636 0.551 0.671
9 10 Colorado 0.455 0.611 0.600
10 13 Montreal 0.600 0.455 0.540
11 9 Atlanta 0.667 0.428 0.539
12 11 Washington 0.450 0.533 0.520
13 20 Carolina 0.458 0.475 0.484
14 25 Pittsburgh 0.667 0.417 0.472
15 24 New Jersey 0.545 0.421 0.461
16 17 Chicago 0.400 0.536 0.436
17 21 Ottawa 0.450 0.463 0.436
18 26 Nashville 0.500 0.480 0.434
19 7 Los Angeles 0.269 0.650 0.409
20 18 NY Islanders 0.350 0.517 0.394
21 16 Tampa Bay 0.409 0.471 0.391
22 19 Toronto 0.458 0.443 0.388
23 14 Florida 0.462 0.414 0.361
24 22 Columbus 0.333 0.528 0.348
25 27 Boston 0.389 0.441 0.338
26 23 Calgary 0.333 0.491 0.326
27 29 NY Rangers 0.400 0.410 0.313
28 15 St. Louis 0.278 0.552 0.303
29 28 Phoenix 0.250 0.521 0.261
30 30 Philadelphia 0.200 0.449 0.204

AdjWinP is a teams winning percentage when shootouts are considered ties and there are no points awarded for overtime losses
SchedStr is an indication of a teams relative difficulty of schedule
Power Rank is the teams expected winning percentage if team played all .500 teams

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