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Mike Harrington's NHL Power Rankings

Through Friday's games. Last week's rankings in parentheses.

1. Tampa Bay Lightning.  Road-weary club just 10-8-1 since 29-8-2 start. (1)

2. Vegas Golden Knights.  Marchessault up to 55 points in 54 games. (2)

3. Boston Bruins.  Opened five-game roadie Saturday in Vancouver. (3).

4. Nashville Predators. Fisher aiming for March 1 return. (7)

5. Winnipeg Jets. Myers has 29 points, his most since 37 with '10-11 Sabres. (4)

6.  Toronto Maple Leafs.  Gave up 57 shots on goal, 91 shot attempts to Blue Jackets -- and won.  (5)

7. Washington Capitals.  Trotz becomes fifth in NHL history to coach in 1,500 games. (8)

8. Dallas Stars. Took over third in Central with win over Blues. (9)

9. St. Louis Blues. Offense held to one goal or less for 14th time in loss to Stars. (6)

10. Pittsburgh Penguins. Ten straight wins at home, 8-1-1 in last 10 overall. (11)

11. San Jose Sharks. Uncertainty of Thornton an issue as deadline approaches. (10)

12. Minnesota Wild. Loss to Caps ends 13-game home point streak. (12)

13. Philadelphia Flyers.  Couturier's goal produces massive OT win in Columbus. (18)

14. Calgary Flames. Only top-3 team in any division with negative goal differential. (13)

15. Anaheim Ducks. Erased 2-0 deficit to earn huge win in Chicago. (16)

16. Colorado Avalanche. Went 4-4 without MacKinnon. (15)

17. New Jersey Devils. Three-point game for Hischier in win over Canes. (17)

18. Los Angeles Kings.  West teams must hate 10 a.m. body clock starts like Saturday's in Buffalo. (14)

19. New York Islanders.  Barzal is club's first rookie with 60-plus points since Bossy in '77-78. (20)

20. Carolina Hurricanes. Lost tying goal on offside challenge in key loss to Islanders. (22)

21. Columbus Blue Jackets.  First team in expansion era with 50-plus shots in three straight games. (19)

22. New York Rangers.  Fans, dressing room waiting for inevitable trade announcements. (23)

23. Florida Panthers. Moments of silence flow around the league for victims of Parkland school shooting. (24)

24. Chicago Blackhawks. A stunning collapse will end their playoff run after nine straight years, three Cups. (21)

25. Detroit Red Wings. Battling Panthers for fourth in the Atlantic, as high as they can go. (26)

26. Montreal Canadiens. First team to lose twice to Coyotes this season. (28)

27. Edmonton Oilers. McDavid (66) and Draisaitl (54) only players to hit 35 points thus far. (25)

28. Vancouver Canucks. Vanek (16-23-39) is packed and ready to move again. (27)

29. Ottawa Senators. It was a Florida- or Carolina-level crowd in the house to see Sabres on Thursday. (29)

30. Buffalo Sabres.  Blown lead, OT loss in Ottawa a major step back on the road discipline scale. (30)

31. Arizona Coyotes. A real live three-game winning streak. (31)

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