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NHL Power Rankings: Week 23
Total Pro Sports – This week’s NHL Power Rankings has the San Jose Sharks getting back their bite jumping back into the top 3 and the Phoenix Coyotes losing their teeth ending up with the coveted #30 spot.
NHL Power Rankings Movers And Shakers
The biggest Shakers in our NHL Power Rankings this week were the not so dangerous Phoenix Coyotes falling 4 spots to end up dead last at #30.
The second biggest shaker was the Calgary Flames and Los Angeles Kings both dropping 3 spots to land at #6 and #26.
The biggest Movers in our NHL Power Rankings this week were the Columbus Blue Jackets and Atlanta Thrashers bothing climbing 3 spots to find themselves at #13 and #24 respectively.
Lets take a look at the rest of the league: NHL POWER RANKINGS for Week 23.
|1||46-15-9||-||Chris Osgood appears to be nearing his playoff form after posting a shutout in Detroit’s 4-0 win over Columbus.|
|2||45-20-3||-||Congratulations goes out to Martin Brodeur tying Patrick Roy‘s wins record as well as being named the NHL’s 1st Star.|
|3||45-13-10||1||The Sharks clinched a playoff birth in their 1-0 win over the Ducks on Sunday night.|
|4||45-17-9||1||Solid week for Phil Kessel netting his 30th goal of the season and collecting 5 points in 4 games.|
|5||43-21-6||1||Alexander Semin and Alexander Ovechkin continue to roll combining for 11 points last week.|
|6||40-23-6||3||Olli Jokinen remains red hot after netting a hat-trick in the Flames 8-6 loss to the Leafs.|
|7||37-21-10||-||Mike Richards had another good week scoring 2 goals and adding 3 assists for 5 points.|
|8||36-23-9||1||Have now won 9 straight games at home after their 4-2 win over the Avalanche on Sunday night.|
|9||37-26-8||1||Sidney Crosby seems to be developing some chemistry with Chris Kunitz as they combined for 13 points last week.|
|10||36-25-8||2||Congratulations to Patrice Brisebois who played in his 1,000th career NHL game on Saturday night.|
|11||36-26-8||1||Picked up a big 4-1 win over the Flyers Sunday afternoon.|
|12||37-21-9||1||Have lost their last two games to the Blue Jackets and Islanders.|
|13||36-28-6||3||Were on a nice 4 game winning streak until their 4-0 loss to the Red Wings Sunday.|
|14||36-28-7||-||Cam Ward posted his 5th shutout of the season in the Hurricanes 3-0 win over the Rangers last Monday night.|
|15||34-25-10||2||Currently on a 3 game winless streak after losing games to the Penguins, Sabres and Lightning.|
|16||34-27-8||1||Have gone 2-2-1 in their last 5 games.|
|17||33-28-8||2||Will try to build off their 2 wins from last week and create some space in what is a tight race for the playoffs in the Western Conference.|
|18||32-27-9||1||Somehow managed to lose all 3 of their games in overtime last week.|
|19||34-30-5||1||Pekka Rinne picked up his 7th shutout of the season in the Predators 2-0 win over the Coyotes Saturday night.|
|20||32-29-8||2||Had a record of 3-1 last week and rookie T.J. Oshie collected 5 points in the Blues 4 games.|
|21||32-29-8||1||Are currently on a 4 game winless streak.|
|22||32-31-6||1||Saw their 3 game winless streak come to an end with a 4-3 win over the Canucks, but then followed that up with a 1-0 shutout loss to the Sharks.|
|23||28-30-10||2||Have gone 4-1 in their last 5 games. Daniel Alfredsson and Jason Spezza combined for 10 points last week.|
|24||28-35-6||3||Currently on a surprising 5 game winning streak.|
|25||28-29-13||1||Alexei Ponikarovsky had a great week scoring 1 goal and adding 6 helpers for 7 points.|
|26||29-29-10||3||Tough shootout loss to the Sharks, a game in which Erik Ersberg played a great game but wasn’t able to pick up the win.|
|27||31-38-1||1||John-Michael Liles had a great week netting 2 goals and adding 4 assists for 6 points.|
|28||23-32-14||2||Were able to put an end to their 4 game winless streak with a 4-1 win over the Leafs.|
|29||24-38-8||-||Have gone 6-2-2 in their last 10 games.|
|30||28-35-6||4||Currently on a 5 game winless streak.|
Be sure to check back next week with our NHL Power Rankings for Week 24.