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The NHL Power Ranking Week 19.

By Sean Fitzgerald
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Feb 1, 2014; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Toronto Maple Leafs center

Tyler Bozak

(42) celebrates his goal with left wing

James van Riemsdyk

(21) in the third period against the Ottawa Senators at Air Canada Centre. The Maple Leafs beat the Senators 6-3. Mandatory Credit: Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports

9. Toronto Maple Leafs 30-21-6: The Leafs Phil Kessel rocketed himself up the scoring leader board. Kessel recorded a hat trick this week. Kessel has 30 goals and 31 assists on the season. The leafs are 8-1-1 and have won three in a row. No word on if Nazem Kadri will be traded.

8. Tampa Bay Lightning 32-18-5: The Lightning Ben Bishop continues to be the biggest surprise in the NHL this season. Bishop is 27-7-4 with a 1.97 goals against average with a .933 save percentage. Steven Stamkos is inching his way to getting back on the ice.

7. Boston Bruins 35-16-1: The Bruins continue to keep on winning. The Bruins are 7-2-1 in their last ten games. The Bruins recovered from their worst loss of the season with a 4-0 victory over the Oilers. Chad Johnson is having a great season as the Bruins backup. Johnson is 10-3-0 with a .214 goals against average.

6.  Colorado Avalanche 35-14-5: The Avs are playing for now and locking up players for the future. The Avs signed Semyon Varlamov to a five year 29.5 million dollar extension. Varalmov has turned around his career this season. Varlamov is 28-9-5 with a 2.43 goals against average and a .925 save percentage.