There wasn’t much change at the top our weekly consensus NHL power rankings.
The Tampa Bay Lightning received first place rankings from all seven media outlets and spend another week at No. 1.
The Toronto Maple Leafs and Nashville Predators remain at No. 2 and No. 3 respectively.
The Winnipeg Jets crawl back into the top five and come in at No. 4.
The Calgary Flames jump three spots and round out our top five.
At the bottom end of our rankings, we have a new last place team, the Chicago Blackhawks.
The Los Angeles Kings were able to move up one slot to No. 30, with the St. Louis Blues falling a spot to No. 29.
The New Jersey Devils drop two slots to No. 28.
Rounding the bottom five are the Vancouver Canucks at No. 27.
* We’ve taken power rankings from seven media outlets this week. To get our consensus NHL Power Rankings point totals, we awarded the top team 31 points, the second team 30 points, third team 29 points, etc.
** Keep in mind the dates the rankings were posted, and in some cases, they may have been submitted to their editors the day before it was published. Different outlets use different factors in determining their rankings. **