Can anyone stop Tre Kronor? Moving into a quarter-final showdown with Latvia, the defending champion Swedes haven’t lost a game and sit atop our sixth 2018 Power Rankings.
1 SWE The Poodles ate Sochi Bear!
2 FIN Thoughts and prayers to the victims of Hurricane Aho
3 CAN World Championship Athletes from Russia, eh?
4 RUS How do you stop a playmaker like Anders Nilsson?
5 USA Ever seen Groundhog Day?
6 CZE Who doesn’t love a good quarter-final shootout?
7 SUI When they scored in their own net, we broke out the fondue
8 LAT Celebrates goods times, comes ons!
9 SVK Ladislav? Next year, we need five assists every game
10 DEN Duckly wept
11 GER Kimchi > Kierkegaard
12 FRA Dave was also the best Van Halen singer
13 NOR Oslo Gangnam Style
14 AUT U.S. legalizes sports betting, Raffl changes name to Raffle
15 BLR “Wayne, we know you’re 57. But it’s Division I!”
16 KOR Paek showed up – Coffey and Murphy didn’t
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