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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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23. Tampa Bay Lightning

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Record: 25-24-7 (57 points)

Of the eight non-playoff teams in the Eastern Conference, Tampa Bay has the second-best goal differential at minus-6. Being six points off the playoff pace, are the Lightning going to following through on selling at the deadline? And will they start with goaltender Ben Bishop?

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