The Sports Network's NHL Power Poll

(As of Wednesday, October 22)

By Dan Di Sciullo, NHL Editor

TeamRecordPrevious Rank
1. ANAHEIM DUCKS6-1-0-
   Perry has two hat tricks already for sizzling Ducks.
2. MONTREAL CANADIENS6-1-0-
   Balanced scoring has been key to Habs' quick start.
3. CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS4-0-1-
   Hawks looking like a force once again.
4. NASHVILLE PREDATORS4-0-2-
   Laviolette's up-tempo style working so far for Preds.
5. LOS ANGELES KINGS4-1-1-
   Defending champs being carried by Quick and "That 70's line."
6. OTTAWA SENATORS4-1-0-
   Coach MacLean has Sens sticking together so far.
7. TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING4-2-1-
   Hedman injury is a big loss for Bolts.
8. WASHINGTON CAPITALS3-1-2-
   Switch to Trotz behind the bench paying off in the early going.
9. NEW YORK ISLANDERS4-2-0-
   Isles have come back to earth since 4-0 start.
10. SAN JOSE SHARKS4-2-1-
   Move back to blue line hasn't stopped Burns from picking up points.
11. CALGARY FLAMES4-3-1-
   Gaudreau coming alive after slow start.
12. DETROIT RED WINGS3-1-2-
   Datsyuk's return a welcome sight for Wings.
13. DALLAS STARS3-1-2-
   Benn, Seguin and Spezza all off to strong starts.
14. PITTSBURGH PENGUINS3-2-0-
   Crosby and Hornqvist leading the way for Pens.
15. NEW YORK RANGERS4-3-0-
   Nash lighting the lamp at a furious pace so far.
16. BOSTON BRUINS4-4-0-
   Last season's Presidents' Trophy shaking off a slow start.
17. NEW JERSEY DEVILS3-2-1-
   DeBoer's club slipping since 3-0 start.
18. COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS3-2-0-
   Holdout hasn't stopped Johansen from posting red-hot start.
19. VANCOUVER CANUCKS3-2-0-
   Sedins back to old selves after down year.
20. ST. LOUIS BLUES2-2-1-
   Slow-starting Blues dealing with injury to Stastny.
21. MINNESOTA WILD2-2-0-
   Wild had a lot of down time early on but things are about to pick up.
22. TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS3-3-1-
   Carlyle's club struggling with consistency out of the gate.
23. PHILADELPHIA FLYERS2-3-2-
   Flyers prove they still know how to win in Pittsburgh.
24. FLORIDA PANTHERS2-2-2-
   Panthers staying competitive on ice but drawing fans has been a problem.
25. ARIZONA COYOTES2-2-1-
   Boedker carrying offense while Smith struggles in net.
26. WINNIPEG JETS2-4-0-
   Kane injury puts already thin Jets in an early bind.
27. EDMONTON OILERS2-4-1-
   Eakins' club improving after dreadful start.
28. COLORADO AVALANCHE1-4-2-
   Young, talented roster struggling in second year under Roy.
29. CAROLINA HURRICANES0-3-2-
   Staal injuries have contributed to season-opening skid.
30. BUFFALO SABRES1-6-0-
   Sabres showing that rebuild still in early stages.

As of October 23, 2014, at 12:41 PM ET