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by Paul on 12/17/07 at 05:59 PM ET
from Alan Ryder of the Globe and Mail,
So-called “power rankings” are not the solution. These are, almost always, an opinion, or a committee view, and they tend to mix up the questions of team abilities and “who is hot and who is not”.
There are, however, scientific approaches to rating teams. Jeff Sagarin is probably the most famous sports team rater on the planet, but there are a couple of others out there worth of note — Ken Massey and Andy Dolphin .
Here is how the NHL and these scientific methods rank the top NHL teams today:
read on and Wings and Sens still rank 1 & 2…
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