NHL Power Rankings: 1 Month

11/09/2022 NHL Power Rankings: 1 Month

By: Matthew Cahill

Bruins & Golden Knights Off to Hot Starts; Devils Shocking League With 7th Straight

We’re one month into the 2022-23 NHL season and a few surprise teams are off to blazing-hot starts. Tuesday’s action included a seventh-straight win by the New Jersey Devils, who have shocked the league with their opening month. Vegas and Boston top our first monthly power rankings, and the Red Wings and Kraken round out the top ten as a pair of surprise teams. Here are the hottest teams to open the season.


NHL Power Rankings

1. Golden Knights (24 points)

2. Bruins (22 points)

3. Devils (20 points)

4. Islanders (18 points)

5. Stars (17 points)

6. Jets (17 points)

7. Hurricanes (17 points)

8. Maple Leafs (17 points)

9. Red Wings (17 points)

10. Kraken (17 points)


Full NHL Standings


Goal Leaders

Connor McDavid (EDM): 14 Goals

Bo Horvat (VAN): 12 Goals


Assist Leaders

Leon Draisaitl (EDM): 17 assists

Nathan MacKinnon (COL): 16 assists


Goalie Leaders

Jake Oettinger (DAL): .952

Carter Hart (PHI): .946


Additional Storylines

AP: Devils Beat Flames (3-2) on Hischier’s Goal for 7th Straight Win

ESPN: NHL Power Rankings: 1-32 Poll, Players Who Must Improve


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