NHL Power Rankings: Haikus for all 30 teams

Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price comments on being injured and feeling the disconnect from his teammates.

Hello, hockey fan,
Welcome to Power Rankings,
Haiku Edition

Rank Team
1

Is it luck or skill,
New York’s nine-game streak of wins?
Stepan from centre!

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2

Seguin to Benn to
Seguin to Benn to Seguin
To Benn to Seguin…

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3

Carey Price still out
Mike Condon holding down fort
Goalie depth tres beau

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4

Prospect in trouble
Big club on a wicked tear
Best in Pacific

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5

PTO, let’s go,
Now no-show. Where on Earth did
Marty Havlat go?

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6

“Mister Game Seven”?
More like “Mister Games One Through
Eighty-Two,” right, Caps?

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7

Not scoring much goals
Evgeni Malkin is mad
Oopsy. Frustrated

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8

Music City, home
To the 3-on-3 elite
Any thoughts, Byfuglien?

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9

Who’s leading rookies?
Meet Artemi Panarin,
Top four in scoring!

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10

Parise goes down,
But worry not, you Wild fans
Someone found Vanek

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11

Sneezy, itchy, phlegm
Sweat, vomit, bed-ridden gross
So long, JT flu

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12

Rangers, Kings, or Ducks
Marleau’s list leaves Wilson stuck
Sharks fans want some luck

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13

Everyone said you
Would for sure stink up the joint
Pleasantly surprised

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14

Marchand still punchy
Best power play in the league
Keeping Eriksson?

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15

Domi the younger
Full of hunger, plus Duclair
Super rookie pair

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16

Eichel looking great
Buffalo not in last place
Let me clear my throat

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17

Curly, lustrous, long,
Watch you whip fast in the breeze
Jaromir Jagr’s hair

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18

Lo, lots of losses
Piled upon Jets like snowflakes
Big win over ‘Nucks

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19

Why do all our games
End up seeing overtime,
Karlsson’s legs tired

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20

So many one-goal
Games been dropped by Vancouver
Up to eleven!

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21

Blashill no Babcock
Happy to play Atlantic
Playoff streak doubtful

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22

Babcock the Saviour,
Will Nylander the Future
Reims the Redeemer

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23

Tempting in dire times
Resist urge for trigger move
Don’t dare trade Duchene

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24

From “fire the coach” to
Playoff position in days
Appendectomy

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25

Ondrej Palat hurt
Lightning offence dried up, odd
Has Stamkos signed yet?

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26

With Giroux, Simmonds,
Voracek, Couturier,
Goals should come easy

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27

Johansen trade talk
Foligno underwhelming
Please don’t punch me, Torts

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28

Four straight losses, yikes
Staal and Ward free agents soon
Auston Matthews time

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29

Numbers quite dull, yet…
Save percentage may not be
Overrated stat

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30

Connor goes down hard
Talbot loses hold on crease
Oilers last again

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