NHL Power Rankings: Washington Capitals On Top

By Sean Fitzgerald
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Dec 12, 2015; Calgary, Alberta, CAN; Calgary Flames defenseman T.J. Brodie (7) scores the game winning goal in overtime on New York Rangers goalie Antti Raanta (32) at Scotiabank Saddledome. Flames won 5-4 in overtime. Mandatory Credit: Candice Ward-USA TODAY Sports

95. The Rangers are slumping hard! They are 2-6-2 in their last 10 games. They have dropped three in a row, including a score-fest with Edmonton.. (18-9-4). Previous: 6th. New York Rangers. 10. team

team. 94. Lost in the <strong><a href=. (17-10-4). Previous: 14th. Chicago Blackhawks. 9

8. team. 98. <strong><a href=. (15-7-6). Previous: 10th. Minnesota Wild

99. The Blues continue to be a maddening team this season. They suffer homes losses to Toronto and Philly then they shut out the Dallas Stars. The Blues then concluded their homestand with a loss against Colorado.. (17-10-4). Previous: 9th. St. Louis Blues. 7. team

72. The Red Wings’ veterans might be passing the torch to the young core led by <strong><a href=. (16-8-6). Previous: 6th. Detroit Red Wings. 6. team

5. team. 106. The Islanders are playing extremely well. They are 8-0-2 in their last 10 with three wins in a row. The Islanders are getting great play from their backup goalie <strong><a href=. (18-8-5). Previous: 7th. New York Islanders

The Stars are 6-2-2 in their last 10 games. Can their uptempo style hold up for a whole season? Their goalies’ combined save percentage is .910, which is below the league average of .915.. (22-6-2). Previous: 2nd. Dallas Stars. 4. team. 119

152. The Habs are surviving without All-World goalie Carey Price. 20-8-3. Previous: 1st. Montreal Canadiens. 3. team

Los Angeles Kings. 2. team. 67. The Kings are the team in the West the worry me the most as a Blackhawks fan.. 19-8-2. Previous: 1st

The Caps are 8-1-1 in their last 10 games. <strong><a href=. (20-6-2). Previous: 3rd. Washington Capitals. 1. team. 19

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