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NHL Power Rankings- Week #1

By Keith Schultz
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Sep 23, 2015; Nashville, TN, USA; Nashville Predators goalie

Pekka Rinne

(35) during the second period against the Tampa Bay Lightning at Bridgestone Arena. Mandatory Credit: Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports

10. team. 151. The Predators played about as well as they possibly could last season, I think they take a step backwards this season a la Colorado Avalanche of 2014-2015. . Previous: 9th. Nashville Predators

152. The Canadiens have a new Captain, but they only go as far as <strong><a href=. . Previous: 7th. Montreal Canadiens. 9. team

Will the Wild be able to get past the Blackhawks in the playoffs will be the only storyline all season long…right!?!. . Previous: 6th. Minnesota Wild. 8. team. 98

team. 67. The Kings will be back this season, they were incredibly unlucky in overtime games last year, the year after a Chicago Blackhawks Stanley Cup Championship is usually when the Kings luck always improves.. . Previous: 13th. LA Kings. 7

6. team. 95. The Rangers lost <strong><a href=. . Previous: 8th. New York Rangers

Previous: 3rd. Chicago Blackhawks. 5. team. 94. Lots of new faces, but with the core in place for years the Blackhawks will be around when it matter most come playoff time..

team. 99. The Blues are regular season champions, yet their habit is first round disappearing act.  Don’t see how <strong><a href=. . Previous: 4th. St. Louis Blues. 4

19. The Capitals have Barry Trotz Season #2 on the horizon with new addition <strong><a href=. . Previous: 5th. Washington Capitals. 3. team

team. 105. The Ducks will win a lot of games, but their season doesn’t begin until the playoffs start.. . Previous: 2nd. Anaheim Ducks. 2

Previous: 1st. Tampa Bay Lightning. 1. team. 23. The Lightning has the gang all back and they were only 2 wins away from the Stanley Cup, will they be able to make it all the way back with everyone gunning for them all season long?.

Who’s in your Top ten as the season is about to kick off?

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