March 3, 2013; Detroit, MI, USA; Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Duncan Keith (2) takes the puck up ice during the second period against the Detroit Red Wings at the Joe Louis Arena. Mandatory Credit: Tim Fuller-USA TODAY Sports

Chicago Blackhawks Hang On To NHL Power Rankings Top Spot


The Chicago Blackhawks finally fell in regulation. In fact, they have lost two straight games. Alarms are not going off just yet, since Chicago is still the best team in the NHL. A two game losing streak does not constitute panic, nor is it a sign that the team is falling apart. It shows that every team goes on streaks, both winning and losing.

While teams like Anaheim and Pittsburgh start pushing their way towards the top, they still have not reached the pinnacle of the NHL. Anaheim is closing in on the Blackhawks, and Pittsburgh has established themselves as one of the best in the East.

FanSided Radio NHL Power Rankings:

1) Chicago Blackhawks   Last Week 1 (-)

2) Anaheim Ducks   Last Week 2 (-)

3) Pittsburgh Penguins   Last Week 5 (+2)

4) Montreal Canadians   Last Week 3 (-1)

5) Boston Bruins   Last Week 4 (-1)

6) Los Angeles Kings   Last Week 8 (+2)

7) Ottawa Senators   Last Week 6 (-1)

8) Carolina Hurricanes   Last Week 9 (+1)

9) Vancouver Canucks   Last Week 7 (-2)

10) St. Louis Blues   Last Week NR


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