Power Feelings: Florida Panthers take an early run at the top spot

This may look to you as a standard NHL “power rankings” but let me assure you, friend, that it is anything but. These rankings are based entirely on how I feel about a team’s chances of winning the Cup, meaning you can’t tell me I’m wrong because these are my feelings and feelings can’t be wrong.

Please enjoy the Power Feelings.

32. Arizona Coyotes (Last time: 26)

Yeah, these guys probably aren't "get 17 percent of all available points" bad, but losing to the Sabres is gonna catapult you down the rankings pretty hard here. An overlooked thing: Their big plan for tanking was signing the Sabres' goalie. So far, it's a 10-out-of-10 plan.

31. Anaheim Ducks (LT: 31)

Sure, they still stink — they ended that game against the Oilers with an xGF% of 38 in all situations — but at least they're fun to wat

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