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NHL Power Rankings: Chicago Blackhawks Get Bumped Up On Bye Week

By Colin Likas
Feb 4, 2017; Dallas, TX, USA; Chicago Blackhawks right wing Marian Hossa (81) and center Jonathan Toews (19) celebrate a goal during the game at the American Airlines Center. The Blackhawks defeat the Stars 5-3. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports
Feb 4, 2017; Dallas, TX, USA; Chicago Blackhawks right wing Marian Hossa (81) and center Jonathan Toews (19) celebrate a goal during the game at the American Airlines Center. The Blackhawks defeat the Stars 5-3. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports /
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24. Winnipeg Jets

Previous: No. 21

Record: 26-29-4 (56 points)

Plus/minus ratings don’t mean everything, but when four of your more critical players are boasting marks of minus-6 or worse in a given month, things have starting going downhill. Mark Scheifele (minus-6), Blake Wheeler (minus-7), Nikolaj Ehlers (minus-7) and Dustin Byfuglien (minus-8) have been on the ice for a ton of goals against since Feb. 1.

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