Rank 'Em: '11-12 NHL Power Rankings

Created: October 10, 2011, 7:08 AM

Where are the Maple Leafs?

How do you size up the balance of power in hockey?

Break up the Toronto Maple Leafs! Sure, it's only two games, but after suffering through 82 games of misery season after season, fans of the Maple Leafs can be forgiven if they get excited about a quick start this time around. Are you buying the improvement from one of six teams to open the season with back-to-back wins?

What's your take on the contenders? Check out the ESPN.com Power Rankings, then tell us which teams you think rule the NHL this season by clicking on the logos below.


 
 
  • Colorado Avalanche
    0-1-0, 0 PTS
  • Chicago Blackhawks
    1-1-0, 2 PTS
  • Columbus Blue Jackets
    0-2-0, 0 PTS
  • St. Louis Blues
    0-1-0, 0 PTS
  • Boston Bruins
    1-1-0, 2 PTS
  • Montreal Canadiens
    1-1-0, 2 PTS
  • Vancouver Canucks
    0-0-1, 1 PT
  • Washington Capitals
    1-0-0, 2 PTS
  • Phoenix Coyotes
    0-1-0, 0 PTS
  • New Jersey Devils
    0-1-0, 0 PTS
  • Anaheim Ducks
    1-1-0, 2 PTS
  • Calgary Flames
    0-1-0, 0 PTS
  • Philadelphia Flyers
    2-0-0, 4 PTS
  • Carolina Hurricanes
    0-1-1, 1 PT
  • New York Islanders
    0-1-0, 0 PTS
  • Winnipeg Jets
    0-1-0, 0 PTS
  • Los Angeles Kings
    1-1-0, 2 PTS
  • Tampa Bay Lightning
    1-1-0, 2 PTS
  • Toronto Maple Leafs
    2-0-0, 4 PTS
  • Edmonton Oilers
    1-0-0, 2 PTS
  • Florida Panthers
    1-0-0, 2 PTS
  • Pittsburgh Penguins
    2-0-1, 5 PTS
  • Nashville Predators
    2-0-0, 4 PTS
  • New York Rangers
    0-0-2, 2 PTS
  • Detroit Red Wings
    2-0-0, 4 PTS
  • Buffalo Sabres
    2-0-0, 4 PTS
  • Ottawa Senators
    0-2-0, 0 PTS
  • San Jose Sharks
    1-0-0, 2 PTS
  • Dallas Stars
    1-1-0, 2 PTS
  • Minnesota Wild
    1-0-0, 2 PTS