Sports NHL Power Rankings: 6th Annual Hockey Haiku Edition

19:10  22 november  2019
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FANTASY HOCKEY . So for this particular installment of our power rankings , we're abandoning the typical recap blurbs for each team in favor of a musical selection that could work as a local goal song for every team across the league .

How we rank : The ESPN hockey editorial staff submits polls ranking teams 1-31, and those results are tabulated to the list featured here. For this edition , we're projecting how we think the teams will be rated heading into next season, taking into account recent success and other factors, such as the players

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Our Power Rankings

Distilled to tiny poems

Easy-to-read fun

1. New York Islanders

No 10-goal scorers

Defence wins power rankings

In Barry we trust

2. Washington Capitals

Ovechkin right there

In the circle, always is

How ’bout guarding him?

3. Boston Bruins

Marchand, Pastrnak

Bergeron — three guys, one line,

93 points… Wow

4. St. Louis Blues

Need Tarasenko?

Not when Perron’s piling up

The most game winners

5. Colorado Avalanche

Sick bay full? No prob

Let’s all hop aboard and ride

Nate MacKinnon’s back

6. Edmonton Oilers

That sweet feeling when

McDavid becomes your team’s

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Our fifth annual NHL Power Rankings : Hockey Haiku Edition captures the spirit of each of the 31 teams in a 17-syllable poem.

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Second best player

7. Dallas Stars

When in doubt, call out

Benn and Seguin in the press

Always works wonders

8. Carolina Hurricanes

Dougie Hamilton

Maybe he’s not the problem

Norris Trophy talk

9. Arizona Coyotes

Meet Darcy Kuemper

Best goalie you barely know

One-point-eight cap hit

10. Montreal Canadiens

Bergevin is French

For big trade deadline buyer

Know a good winger?

11. Florida Panthers

Moustache means business

Scowling mouth, eyes of wild cat

Q is the logo

12. Winnipeg Jets

Hole cut in thick ice

Pole dips, line searches for fish

Byfuglien’s happy place

13. Pittsburgh Penguins

Sid’s surgery smarts

So the other big star shines

Three years Super League

14. Nashville Predators

We adore Josi,

Love us some Ellis, and yet…

Two D can’t lead points

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15. Philadelphia Flyers

Untamed shock of orange

Googly eyes hide demon’s soul

Gritty completes me

16. Vegas Golden Knights

Take flight, reach way back

Glove outstretched like flower’s bloom

Fleury’s save, year’s best

17. Tampa Bay Lightning

From Presidents’ champs

To twenty-fourth overall

Something ain’t quite right

18. Vancouver Canucks

Tell me, Vancouver:

Are you for real for real? Or…

Toying with my heart?

19. Chicago Blackhawks

Da-duh da-duh da

Duh-duh da-da-da-da-da

Da-duh da-duh da

20. Anaheim Ducks

If a Silfverberg

Leads a Ducks team in goals, does

Anybody hear?

21. San Jose Sharks

4 Gs, 19 As

Captain Logan Couture for

The reverse Cy Young

22. New York Rangers

Buchnevich, Hajek

Zibanejad, Chytil, Skjei…

Thank God for spell-check

23. Buffalo Sabres

Miller, Scandella,

Bogosian getting healthy—

Hey! Need a right D?

24. Ottawa Senators

Oh, vast Kanata,

Canvas of what’s possible

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25. Columbus Blue Jackets

“Puljujarvi!” they screamed

We sided with Pierre-Luc

Team scoring leader

26. Toronto Maple Leafs

Could it really be?

Do mine eyes deceive or true?

A Maple Leaf smiles

27. Minnesota Wild

Something expensive,

Something old, something too slow,

Something to trade, please?

28. Calgary Flames

Mony was money

Johnny be good, blue line great

Last year was fun, eh?

29. New Jersey Devils

Taylor Hall re-signs

With worst club in the Metro?

Best not hold your breath

30. Los Angeles Kings

Ilya Kovalchuk

Snipes, skates, dekes, blows minds and roars

The year is ’06

31. Detroit Red Wings

Ping-pong balls bouncing

Numbers flying, odds in favour

Lottery night dreams

NHL Power Rankings: New Team Slogans Edition .
We sent our interns on a mission to discover the new team slogans hanging on the walls of all 31 NHL dressing rooms for this week’s Power Rankings. Teamwork makes the dream work. The post The top 10 most memorable Blue Jays moments of the decade appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.“I’ve never been big on slogans, frankly,” Keefe explained. “I have a few ideas bouncing around, and I don’t know whether we’ll get to it this season or not. It’s not really on the top of my list right now.

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