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June 27, 2024  (2:20 PM)
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Florida Panthers winning the cup in game 7 of 2024 Stanley Cup Final
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This list shows the power ranking of every NHL team for next season as they head into the offseason:

1. Florida Panthers: Riding the high of their first Stanley Cup championship, the Panthers have cap space but need to decide on Sam Reinhart's future.
2. Edmonton Oilers: After losing in the Cup Final, the Oilers face contract decisions, including GM Ken Holland and several unrestricted free agents.
3. New York Rangers: Managed to shed Barclay Goodrow's contract via waivers, creating some cap flexibility.
4. Dallas Stars: Optimistic despite their playoff exit, the Stars are considered strong contenders for the 2025 Cup.
5. Vancouver Canucks: Improved significantly under Rick Tocchet, who won the Jack Adams Award for best coach.
6. Colorado Avalanche: Saying goodbye to veteran Andrew Cogliano, who will stay with the organization in a new capacity.
7. Vegas Golden Knights: Disappointed after an early playoff exit, GM Kelly McCrimmon suggests the team needs more time to integrate new players.
8. Boston Bruins: With cap space to bolster the roster, the Bruins have started making moves, including trading goalie Linus Ullmark.
9. Carolina Hurricanes: New GM Eric Tulsky, known for his analytics background, takes over to build on the team's success.
10. Winnipeg Jets: Hired Scott Arniel as head coach after Rick Bowness's retirement, adding new assistants as well.
11. Toronto Maple Leafs: Facing another offseason of speculation, especially around trading Mitch Marner.
12. Los Angeles Kings: Cleared cap space with the trade of Pierre-Luc Dubois and are looking for a scorer.
13. Nashville Predators: Excitement is high with cap space to spend and a strong playoff push from the previous season.
14. Tampa Bay Lightning: Speculation surrounds Steven Stamkos's future as his contract nears its end.
15. Washington Capitals: Acquired Pierre-Luc Dubois in a surprising trade and are speculated to be interested in Jake Guentzel.
16. New York Islanders: Potential trade destination for Mitch Marner and possible buyout of Jean-Gabriel Pageau.
17. Detroit Red Wings: Fans are anxious for success, but there's skepticism about pursuing big-name players like Marner.
18. St. Louis Blues: GM Doug Armstrong indicates a quiet offseason, with no major trades or buyouts expected.
19. Buffalo Sabres: New coach Lindy Ruff aims to inspire the team with the spirit of the successful Buffalo Bills.
20. New Jersey Devils: Acquired goalie Jacob Markstrom, aiming to bolster their playoff chances.
21. Pittsburgh Penguins: Fans hope for Jake Guentzel's return, but it's uncertain.
22. Philadelphia Flyers: Morgan Frost might be on the trade block as the Flyers look to shake things up.
23. Calgary Flames: Starting a new era with goalie Dustin Wolf after trading Jacob Markstrom.
24. Minnesota Wild: Speculation about trading young center Marco Rossi after his strong rookie season.
25. Seattle Kraken: New coach Dan Bylsma is focused on leading the AHL affiliate to a championship before taking over full-time.
26. Utah Hockey Club: Formerly the Arizona Coyotes, they're transitioning to their new home in Salt Lake City under new leadership.
27. Montreal Canadiens: With young talent and ample draft picks, the Canadiens are poised for a potential resurgence.
28. Ottawa Senators: Acquired Vezina-winning goalie Linus Ullmark, aiming to end their playoff drought.
29. Chicago Blackhawks: Looking to add top talent to pair with Connor Bedard, likely eyeing Russian forward Ivan Demidov.
30. Anaheim Ducks: Focused on rebranding and revamping the team with a new logo and direction.
31. San Jose Sharks: New coach Ryan Warsofsky takes over, hoping to reverse the team's recent fortunes.
32. Columbus Blue Jackets: Newly arrived GM Don Waddell fired coach Pascal Vincent, starting a search for the franchise's fourth coach since 2021.
So, what do you think of this power ranking?
Source : Bleacher Report
NHL Power Rankings: Where Every Team Stands After the 2024 Stanley Cup Final
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