The NHL Network unveiled their Western Conference Power Rankings and let’s just say, it made me think I could do a smidge better.
With that, I’m here to deliver the most accurate power rankings you’ll ever see as I blend my hockey intuition with a dash of magic 8-ball mystique. While some might raise an eyebrow at my picks and question my decision-making process, just picture me at season’s end, celebrating with a dance and a beer shower. Intrigued?
Here’s my take on the top five Western Conference teams:
2022-2023 Record: 51-22-9, 111pts
Top Player: Jonathan Marchessault, 57pts
Player to watch: Jack Eichel
2022-2023 Record: 50-23-9, 109pts
Top Player: Connor McDavid, 153pts
Player to watch: Leon Draisaitl
2022-2023 Record: 46-25-11, 103pts
Top Player: Kirill Kaprizov, 75pts
Player to watch: Brock Faber
2022-2023 Record: 47-25-10, 104pts
Top Player: Kevin Fiala, 52pts
Player to watch: Anze Kopitar
5. Dallas Stars
2022-2023 Record: 47-21-14, 108pts
Top Player: Jason Robertson, 109pts
Player to watch: Roope Hintz
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