NHL Power Rankings: Team-in-a-tweet trade deadline reaction edition

Colorado Avalanche coach Jared Bednar confers with players during the third period of the team's NHL hockey game against the Vancouver Canucks on Wednesday, March 23, 2022, in Denver. (AP)

We're officially in the stretch run now, about five weeks from the end of the regular season, with the final playoff pushes being made. In the coming weeks, playoff matchups will begin to take shape. Everything that's been done on and off the ice since last summer has built to this moment.

This week's trade deadline was the last chance for teams to add for their title runs, or step back and think more long term. So, these Power Rankings are our last look back at the deadline: It's your team's trade deadline in a tweet.

The rankings below reflect where each team is in the standings, with some weight put on recent results.

1. Colorado Avalanche

2. Florida Panthers

3. Pittsburgh Penguins

4. Calgary Flames

5. Toronto Maple Leafs

6. Carolina Hurricanes

7. Tampa Bay Lightning

8. Minnesota Wild

9. Boston Bruins

10. New York Rangers

11. Nashville Predators

12. Washington Capitals

13. Los Angeles Kings

14. Dallas Stars

15. St. Louis Blues

16. Edmonton Oilers

17. Winnipeg Jets

18. Vegas Golden Knights

19. Vancouver Canucks

20. New York Islanders

21. Buffalo Sabres

22. Columbus Blue Jackets

23. San Jose Sharks

24. Chicago Blackhawks

25. Detroit Red Wings

26. Anaheim Ducks

27. New Jersey Devils

28. Philadelphia Flyers

29. Seattle Kraken

30. Arizona Coyotes

31. Ottawa Senators

32. Montreal Canadiens

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