NHL Power Rankings: Dallas Stars Win Trick Or Treat Week

By Sean Fitzgerald
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This week’s NHL power rankings are filled with tricks and treats from across the league. Did anyone think the Dallas Stars would be No. 1 at any point in the season? What happened to the Anaheim Ducks?

Here are this week’s power rankings, compiled prior to Sunday’s games:

Last week, the Ducks scored three goals in a game against Dallas, only to blow a three-goal lead in a 4-3 loss. <strong><a href=. . Previous: 29th. Anaheim Ducks. 30. team. 105

113. Aside from <strong><a href=. . Previous: 30th. Blue Jackets. 29. team

28. team. 116. The Leafs have lost six in a row. Do you think Mike Babcock is regretting his decision to leave Detroit?. . Previous: 27th. Toronto Maple Leafs

27. team. 103. Remember when <strong><a href=. . Previous: 28th. Colorado Avalanche

. Previous: 23th. Calgary Flames. 26. team. 112. The Flames continue to regress this season, having lost four of their last five games. Despite those losses, they did manage to beat Edmonton. That’s good, right? 

148. The Oilers need to improve their blueline play and goaltending. <strong><a href=. . Previous: 22th. Edmonton Oilers. 25. team

Despite their poor record, <strong><a href=. . Previous: 25th. Buffalo Sabres. 24. team. 12

. Previous: 12th. Philadelphia Flyers. 23. team. 68. The Flyers have dropped three games in a row, and Philly.com is preaching patience to the fans. Injuries have hurt the Flyers, <strong><a href=

. Previous: 11th. San Jose Sharks. 22. team. 120. The Sharks have fallen on hard times, They have lost five of their last six games. On a positive note, <strong><a href=

109. The Canes have won three in a row, and <strong><a href=. . Previous: 27th. Carolina Hurricanes. 21. team

Next: Nos. 20-11

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