NHL Power Rankings: B/R Experts’ Week 7 Poll

November 20th, 2016 by Adrian Dater Leave a reply »
As we near the quarter pole of the NHL season, some facts are starting to consistently be borne out, such as Carey Price is really good.

The Montreal Canadiens goalie kept his team undefeated at home in regulation this season with a tremendous effort against longtime rival the Toronto Maple Leafs Saturday night. Montreal, with an 11-0-1 mark at home, remains atop the overall NHL standings and in our weekly poll of the 30 clubs.

There was not a lot of change overall in the rankings, but some of the top teams did have a bad week when it came to health. The Tampa Bay Lightning lost Steven Stamkos, the New Jersey Devils lost Taylor Hall and the Calgary Flames lost Johnny Gaudreau to injuries that will prevent any player from returning for at least several weeks.

As long as the Habs have Price healthy, they don't figure to slide much. Of course, it was around this time last year when they lost him for the season. Let's hope the game's best goalie remains in net.

Our panel consisted of yours truly, Jonathan Willis, Carol Schram, Lyle Richardson and Allan Mitchell.

As always, let us know whether you disagree with any of ...

Read Full Article at Bleacher Report - NHL
Article written by


Comments are closed.