NHL Power Rankings 2020-21: Week 14 standings for all 31 teams

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Breaking down the NHL Power Rankings after Week 14 of the 2020-21 season.

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The Devils have lost six straight games in regulation and have a -15 goal differential over that stretch.

(Last week: 28)

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The Blue Jackets have six out of a possible 28 points over their last 14 games. The wheels have fallen off in Columbus.

(Last week: 26)

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Connor Brown scored a goal in eight straight games before having his streak snapped on Wednesday. What a run.

(Last week: 30)

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John Gibson made 47 saves against Vegas on Friday. The Ducks still lost 4-0, recording only 16 shots on goal.

(Last week: 29)

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The Sabres are 6-3-2 since losing 18 in a row. Don Granato has done a great job at getting this team back on track.

(Last week: 31)

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The Sharks have lost five in a row and have been outscored 20-7 over that span.

(Last week: 22)

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Since March 27, the Red Wings have the second-ranked penalty kill with a 93.9 percent success rate in their last 12 games.

(Last week: 27)

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The Kings haven't won back-to-back games since winning five in a row from Feb. 11-24. That was two months ago.

(Last week: 23)

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Elias Lindholm has seven points (three goals, four assists) in his last five games. He had three points (all assists) in his previous eight.

(Last week: 25)

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In their first game in nearly a month because of a COVID-19 outbreak within the organization, the Canucks knocked off Toronto 3-2 in overtime on Sunday in what was probably the gutsiest effort you'll see by any team all season.

(Last week: 24)

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Mike Hoffman has six points (four goals, two assists) in his last three games. That's how you bounce back from being a healthy scratch.

(Last week: 17)

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Claude Giroux hasn't scored a goal in nine straight games. He has only four assists over that span, too.

(Last week: 20)

 

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The Blackhawks have won four of their last six games and are going into their most important series of the season starting Monday: three games vs. Nashville.

(Last week: 21)

 

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The Coyotes ended a five-game losing streak by beating St. Louis 3-2 on Saturday. They overcame a 2-0 deficit and scored three unanswered goals in the win after inducting Leighton Accardo into the team's Ring of Honor before the game.

(Last week: 19)

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The Predators scored only two goals in their two-game series against Carolina after putting up a seven-spot against Tampa Bay on Tuesday.

(Last week: 13)

 

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The Canadiens recalled Cole Caufield from the taxi squad after only two games in the AHL, where he registering three goals and one assist. He appears to be the real deal.

(Last week: 16)

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Roope Hintz has 11 points (two goals, nine assists) in a five-game point streak. He's been terrific lately.

(Last week: 18)

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The Rangers swept New Jersey during their four-game series and outscored the Devils by a combined score of 18-6, which included a pair of shutout victories.

(Last week: 15)

 

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Mike Smith stopped all 26 shots he faced in a 3-0 win over Winnipeg on Saturday. He improved to 15-4-2 with a 2.36 goals-against average, .922 save percentage and three shutouts on the season.

(Last week: 12)

 

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Jeremy Swayman is 4-1-0 with a 1.78 goals-against average, .938 save percentage and one shutout in five starts this season. The 22-year-old rookie has been great for the Bruins.

(Last week: 14)

 

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The Jets are 4-2-0 since Blake Wheeler was sidelined with a concussion. They're getting the job done even without their captain.

(Last week: 10)

 

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The Penguins have picked up at least one point in 12 of their last 15 games. Their +26 goal differential ranks second among teams in the East Division.

(Last week: 8)

 

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Nick Bonino has six points (two goals, four assists) over his last three games. He had only four points (two goals, two assists) in his previous 21 games.

(Last week: 11)

 

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The Islanders have white-washed their opponents seven times this season. Semyon Varlamov has four shutouts and Ilya Sorokin has three.

(Last week: 7)

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The Maple Leafs rank dead-last in power-play percentage (5.9) since March 4. They're struggling mightily in that department, which is incredibly odd for a loaded offensive group.

(Last week: 2)

 

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Anthony Mantha has scored a goal in four straight games since being acquired by Washington at the NHL trade deadline. He's off to a terrific start in his new home.

(Last week: 6)

 

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The Lightning placed Steven Stamkos on long-term injured reserve with a lower-body injury, which is a tough blow for the defending Stanley Cup champions as they battle for the No. 1 seed in the Central Division.

(Last week: 4)

 

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The Panthers picked up three out of a possible four points against Tampa Bay and have moved into sole possession of second in the Central Division.

(Last week: 9)

 

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Alex Nedeljkovic improved to 10-4-2 with a 1.92 goals-against average, .930 save percentage and three shutouts this season.

(Last week: 3)

 

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The Golden Knights have rattled off six straight wins and have outscored their opponents 27-10 over that stretch for a goal differential of +17.

(Last week: 5)

 

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The Avalanche had three of their games postponed because three players were placed in the NHL's COVID-19 protocol, including goaltender Philipp Grubauer.

(Last week: 1)

 

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