Found November 14, 2011 on Kukla's Korner:
ESPN with their weekly rankings… 1. Blackhawks 11-4-3 The Blackhawks are in a groove, at least offensively, as they won their third straight game Sunday night after going winless in three to take over top spot in the NHL standings. 2. Penguins 10-4-3 A big win at home against Dallas on Friday was followed by disappointing loss in Carolina on Saturday. But the Pens, still awaiting the return of Sidney Crosby, are 7-2-1 in their past 10 and their plus-11 goal differential is top five in the league. 3. Rangers 9-3-3 The Rangers’ climb through the Power Rankings mirrors their ascension through the Eastern Conference standings. They’ve won six in a row and are getting the kinds of contributions from up and down the lineup that coach John Tortorella has been looking for all season. Daniel Girardi is emerging as a top-flight point producer and leader along the blue line in Marc Staal’s absence. continue for the rest of the NHL…
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