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The NHL Power Rankings- Week #6

By Sean Fitzgerald
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Nov 11, 2014; Newark, NJ, USA; Minnesota Wild center

Kyle Brodziak

(21) tries to push the puck past New Jersey Devils goalie

Cory Schneider

(35) during the third period at Prudential Center. The Devils defeated the Wild 3-1. Mandatory Credit: Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports

19. New Jersey Devils 8-8-2: The Devils Cory Schneider has started all 18 games this season. He now holds the franchise record for longest streak of games started by a goal tender to open a season. Martin Brodeur holds the franchise record for most games started in a row at 19.

18. Chicago Blackhawks 9-7-1: Are the Blackhawks just waiting till April? Well the Blackhawks better get their offense going soon. The Blackhawks are 14th in the NHL according to Hockey reference with 45 goals for. They are third in the NHL with 34 goals allowed. They need to get Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews going and fast!

17. Minnesota Wild 9-7-0: The Wild had won their last two in a row and Darcy Kuemper hopefully is getting back on track. Kuemper had lost two in a row and was pulled Thursday night. He had allow two goals on two shots Thursday.

16. Toronto Maple Leafs 9-7-2: The Leafs ended last week on a very low note, they were blown out by the Buffalo Sabres. Forward Nazem Kadri is staying calm and relaxed during this scoring drought. He has not scored in 6 games and is on pace for only 33 points this season.

15. Ottawa Senators 8-4-4: The Senators continue to get great goal tending from Craig Anderson this season. Anderson is 5-2-3 with a 2.05 goals against average. Not to be outdone, Anderson’s backup Robin Lehner is 3-2-1 with a 2.96 goals against average.