Blackhawks top Power Rankings as playoffs near

Tuesday April 16th, 2013
The Blackhawks aren't taking it easy as they wait for the playoff spotlight to start shining on them.
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Two weeks to go.

Our rankings have been pretty well stabilized the last few weeks with Chicago and Pittsburgh consistently the top two teams with a mildly fluctuating mix below.

We don't see much changing from now until the final regular season games, but playoff spots are still up for grabs. Probably the most exciting race for the final spot is in the East, where the Islanders and Rangers are trying to hold off the Jets.

Then again, the race between Red Wings and Blue Jackets in the West looks to be a good one, too.

On to the list...

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