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NHL Power Rankings: Buyer, seller, or in between?

14 days ago   |   By Sportsnet

We're four days out from the trade deadline now and while the market is still taking shape, the standings are telling us who is in a position to buy, sell, or which teams are caught in the middle of it all.
With rumours surely to pick up and swirl over the next few days, a playoff race is also taking shape and that's ultimately how the Power Rankings are ordered. Who are the best teams in the here and now?
We have a trade deadline flavour in this week's rankings, looking at each team's motivations ahead of Monday's action.
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Stanley Cup Playoff Push: How standings are shaping the trade deadline

Stanley Cup Playoff Push: How standings are shaping the trade deadline

14 days ago   |   By Sportsnet

Even this close to the trade deadline, the NHL's regular season standings are still shaping how certain GMs will act.
With four days until the closing of trade business, we've seen some unexpected swings lately. Nashville was the earliest mover, going on a hot run that has turned it from a hard seller to a stand-pat team at least. San Jose has had a nice little run of its own, while Arizona, a would-be seller, may have no choice but to push on now.
Each week between now and the end of the regular season, we'll capture the latest in the race for the playoffs. We still have a ways to go...
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