NHL Power Rankings: Canadiens Smashing Records

By Sean Fitzgerald
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Oct 24, 2015; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago Blackhawks center Jonathan Toews (left) is congratulated for scoring the winning goal during the overtime period by defenseman Brent Seabrook (center) and right wing Patrick Kane (right) at the United Center. Chicago won 1-0 in OT. Mandatory Credit: Dennis Wierzbicki-USA TODAY Sports

Chicago Blackhawks. 10. team. 94. The Blackhawks have won three games in a row despite the loss of <strong><a href=. . Previous: 12th

Previous: 6th. New York Islanders. 9. team. 106. <strong><a href=.

The Blues continue to get bitten by the injury bug. <strong><a href=. . Previous: 3rd. St.Louis Blues. 8. team. 99

<strong><a href=. . Previous: 11th. Minnesota Wild. 7. team. 98

Dallas Stars. 6. team. 119. The Stars continue to be the biggest surprise in the NHL this season. The Stars are third in goals-for and 17th in goals-against this season.. . Previous: 4th

5. team. 95. The Rangers continue to great play from <strong><a href=. . Previous: 13th. New York Rangers

Tampa Bay Lightning. 4. team. 23. The Lightning started someone other than <strong><a href=. . Previous: 8th

19. The Capitals’ <strong><a href=. . Previous: 2nd. Washington Capitals. 3. team

Nashville Predators. 2. team. 151. The Predators are winning with defense and an improved offense. The Predators rank eighth in goals-for with 25 and third in goals-against with 16. They are sitting atop of the Central Division. Does this sound familiar?. . Previous: 7th

Montreal Canadiens. 1. team. 152. The Canadiens broke the record for most consecutive regulations wins to start the regular season, held by the 1975-76 Buffalo Sabres. They need to win one more game to tie the record for most wins to start a year at 10. The 1993-94 Maples Leafs and 2006-07 Buffalo Sabres share that record. The Leafs had one OT victory and the Sabres had three shootout wins.. . Previous: 1st

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