NHL Stanley Cup Playoff Power Rankings 2018
NHL Power Rankings (Updated 5/14/2018)
Taking you through the ups and downs of the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
Which teams are hitting their stride and which teams are struggling?
4. Tampa Bay Lightning
The Lightning were the first team to punch their tickets to the conference final, but back-to-back disasters with home-ice advantage against the Caps has them returning to Washington in a dangerous hole.
3. Vegas Golden Knights
Vegas wasn't supposed to make the playoffs, but now it has two series wins on its resume. But the Knights will have to step up on offense to take down the Jets.
2. Washington Capitals
The Caps' offense is on fire with Braden Holtby holding down the fort in goal. Through the first two games of the series, they've outscored the Lightning 10-4, and their 6-2 victory Sunday had six different goal-scorers, with Lars Eller getting the go-ahead goal.
1. Winnipeg Jets
The Jets are riding a wave of confidence after eliminating Nashville and besting Vegas in the first game of the series. If they can keep it up, they'll cruise to the Stanley Cup Final.