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Mike Harrington’s NHL Power Rankings for Dec. 13

(Through Friday’s games. Last week in parentheses)

1. Dallas Stars. First team to 20 wins and now first to 100 goals. (1)

2. Montreal Canadiens. Finally showing weight of loss of Price. (2)

3. Washington Capitals. Eight-game point streak ended during rare off night in Florida. (3)

4. Los Angeles Kings. They won’t be playoff outliers this year. (8)

5. New York Rangers. On his banner night in Edmonton, Sather watches Lundqvist get yanked. (4)

6. Detroit Red Wings. Riding 13-game point streak (8-0-5) as Sabres hit town Monday. (7)

7. New York Islanders. Just two points for Tavares in last seven games. (6)

8. St. Louis Blues. Are 3-3-3 since shootout win over Sabres in Scottrade Center. (5)

9. Chicago Blackhawks. Will Kane have a 28-game point streak when he comes home Saturday? Will locals boo him? (13)

10. Nashville Predators. No back-to-back wins in 4-6-2 stretch after 11-3-3 start. (12)

11. Ottawa Senators. Wizard on the back end: Karlsson has 26 assists, 32 points in 29 games. (9)

12. New Jersey Devils. Huge comeback in third and OT to clip Wings (16)

13. Minnesota Wild. Consecutive shutout wins followed by consecutive OT losses. (10)

14. Pittsburgh Penguins. Ousted Johnston an odd choice, never clicked with Crosby, among othersCrosby emotional with media discussing Dupuis’ sudden retirement. (11)

15. Boston Bruins. Premiere of Winter Classic “24/7” with Habs is Wednesday on Epix and NHL.com. (14)

16. Florida Panthers. Local pols passed $86 million in Broward County aid, assuring they’re staying put for now. (15)

17. Tampa Bay Lightning. Stamkos creates media firestorm by “accidentally” liking TSN tweet about Leafs’ potential pursuit. (18)

18. Philadelphia Flyers. Gostisbehere quickly becoming top rookie defenseman. (21)

19. Winnipeg Jets. Myers second on team in ice time at 21:32. (22)

20. San Jose Sharks. Burns’ beard has gotten so big, it needs its own zip code. (17)

21. Vancouver Canucks. Defense gets even thinner as Hamhuis undergoes surgery for facial fracture. (20)

22. Arizona Coyotes. Gave up 24 goals during 0-5 road trip. (19)

23. Anaheim Ducks. With five days off, does Boudreau still have a job when they play here Thursday? (25)

24. Calgary Flames. Red-hot at home but still only three road wins. (26)

25. Edmonton Oilers. After first perfect homestand of 5-plus games since 1987, have six of next seven on the road. (27)

26. Toronto Maple Leafs. Tough upcoming week at home against Bolts, Sharks, Kings. (29)

27. Carolina Hurricanes. Still trying to figure out what to do with Eric Staal. (30)

28. Colorado Avalanche. For game vs. Pens, rolled out Rockies throwbacks they’re wearing for Stadium Series game. Looked sharp. (24)

29. Buffalo Sabres. They’re not tanking, right? RIGHT? (23)

30. Columbus Blue Jackets. Bobrovsky’s groin ailment is a major stumbling block. (28).

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