Fan Fuel: Sports Illustrated says Edmonton Oilers are NHL’s third best team

January 11, 2013, 10:55 AM

BY ROB MACNEIL – FAN FUEL BLOGGER

Sports Illustrated has come out with their pre-season Power Rankings for the 2012-13 NHL season and have ranked the Edmonton Oilers as the third best team in the NHL behind only the Pittsburgh Penguins and New York Rangers and ahead of the Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings and the Vancouver Canucks.

Seriously? What do you think of these rankings? Was it a typo? Are they based on potential? Do you think the Oilers will even make the playoffs? Let us know below.

POLL:

What do you think of Sports Illustrated ranking the Edmonton Oilers as the NHL’s third best team?

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