The Predators, Blackhawks, Ducks, Lightning, Rangers and Islanders have all been banking wins of late to reach the top-tier of our NHL Power Rankings.

1. Predators:  First in fewest goals allowed; Fifth in goals per game.  How will they respond without Pekka Rinne out of the lineup?

2. Blackhawks:  Patrick Kane leads the team in goals & assists.

3. Ducks:  The Ducks continue to have success in one-goal games.

4. Lightning: A team on the rise, and a winner of 7 of 8 games.

5. Rangers: An impressive sweep on the West Coast for the red-hot Rangers.

6. Islanders: This team is playing as it expects to win, night-in, and night-out.

7. Penguins: David Perron is a perfect fit for the Penguins moving forward.

8. Blues: First in power-plays and second in goals.

9. Capitals: The red-hot Capitals are chasing the Division leaders.

10. Canadiens:  Max Pacioretty leads the way for Montreal.

11. Red Wings

12. Panthers

13. Kings

14. Bruins

15. Sharks

16. Jets

17. Canucks

18. Flames

19. Stars

20. Avalanche

21. Wild

22. Maple Leafs

23. Blue Jackets

24. Senators

25. Flyers

26. Coyotes

27. Devils

28. Hurricanes 

29. Oilers

30. Sabres