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NHL Power Rankings: Chicago Blackhawks Still Contending

By Gail Kauchak
Jan 22, 2017; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago Blackhawks right wing Patrick Kane (88) celebrates his goal against the Vancouver Canucks with his teammates during the first period at the United Center. Mandatory Credit: David Banks-USA TODAY Sports
Jan 22, 2017; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago Blackhawks right wing Patrick Kane (88) celebrates his goal against the Vancouver Canucks with his teammates during the first period at the United Center. Mandatory Credit: David Banks-USA TODAY Sports /
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The NHL All-Star weekend is officially in the books.  The Chicago Blackhawks and all other teams now approach the final stretch of the season before the playoffs.

Well, the festivities are over, and now it’s time to get serious again with another edition of our NHL power rankings.

Many NHL teams, including the Chicago Blackhawks, are trying to buckle down and make a push for the playoffs.  Others are simply trying to build or rebuild off any momentum they can muster.

So what do the NHL power rankings look like this week?  Let’s take a look below.

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