NHL Power Rankings Week #3

By Sean Fitzgerald
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Oct 21, 2014; Newark, NJ, USA; New York Rangers left wing Rick Nash (61) celebrates his goal on New Jersey Devils goalie Cory Schneider (35) during third period at Prudential Center. The Rangers defeated the Devils 4-3 in overtime. Mandatory Credit: Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports

24. Florida Panthers 2-2-2: The Panthers are struggling to score goals this season. They are ranked 29th out of 30 teams with 9 goals on the season. The league average is 19, so they are well below it. Dave Bolland one of the Panthers big offseason addition is yet to record a point for the Panthers.

23. Calgary Flames 5-3-1: The Flames have played better this week. John Gaudreau has finally gotten on the score sheet with 1 goal and 2 assists this season. After a rough start, Jonas Hiller has been lights out for the Flames. He is 3-2-0 with a 1.78 goals against on the season now. They are third in the pacific divison now but it won’t last.

22. Toronto Maple Leafs 3-4-1: The Maple Leafs like the rest of the Canadian teams are playing with heavy hearts this week. The Leafs have yet to solve the Boston Bruins, they lost Saturday 4-1. Star Phil Kessel has 4 goals and 4 assists on the season.

21. New York Rangers 4-4-0: Rick Nash is off to a great start this season. Nash has 8 goals and 1 assists. Nash has almost outscored the Panthers himself. Kevin Hayes got on the score sheet this past week with 1 goal and 1 assist.