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NHL Power Rankings: Chicago Blackhawks Make Nice Leap

By Sean Fitzgerald
Nov 5, 2016; Dallas, TX, USA; Chicago Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford (50) stops a shot by the Dallas Stars during the third period at the American Airlines Center. The Blackhawks defeat the Stars 3-2. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports
Nov 5, 2016; Dallas, TX, USA; Chicago Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford (50) stops a shot by the Dallas Stars during the third period at the American Airlines Center. The Blackhawks defeat the Stars 3-2. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports /
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Nov 8, 2016; Montreal, Quebec, CAN; Montreal Canadiens goalie Carey Price (31) makes a glove save during the second period of the game against the Boston Bruins at the Bell Centre. Mandatory Credit: Eric Bolte-USA TODAY Sports /

Here are the Blackhawk Up NHL power rankings for this week. How have things changed since last week, when the surprising Montreal Canadiens and Edmonton Oilers occupied our top two spots? Let’s find out.

30. team. 121. The Arizona Coyotes were the golden child of the media before the season. Everyone loved their young talent with <a rel=. 5-7-0. Previous: 30th. Arizona Coyotes

151. The Nashville Predators were the talk of the offseason after acquiring <a rel=. 4-5-3. Previous: 25th. Nashville Predators. 29. team

109. The Carolina Hurricanes are being let down by their goaltending issues. <a rel=. 3-5-4. Previous: 29th. Carolina Hurricanes. 28. team

27. team. 104. The Vancouver Canucks needs to go through a rebuild and not this holding pattern with bad moves from <a rel=. 5-8-1. Previous: 28th. Vancouver Canucks

team. 103. The Colorado Avalanche might be missing their former leader, or maybe they are just a flawed team. <a rel=. 5-7-0. Previous: 13th. Colorado Avalanche. 26

The Flames were supposed to be better on defense with another season of <a rel=. 5-8-1. Previous: 19th. Calgary Flames. 25. team. 112

The Islanders are bad and it is only a matter of time until <a rel=. 5-6-2. Previous: 26th. New York Islanders. 24. team. 106

Dallas Stars. 23. team. 119. The Dallas Stars have been bitten hard by the injury bug. <a rel=. 4-6-3. Previous: 21st

team. 12. The Buffalo Sabres are getting good goaltending from <a rel=. 5-5-2. Previous: 24th. Buffalo Sabres. 22

21. team. 107. The Jets have also been bitten by the injury bug. <a rel=. 6-7-1. Previous: 15th. Winnipeg Jets

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