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1/23/2013 Penguins Power Rankings

Doing what I can to earn my keep around here.

I like this picture.
I like this picture.
Bruce Bennett

Keep in mind that this ultimately means next to nothing next to actual playoff seeding and Stanley Cup victories.

Website Last Week This Week Comment
CBC X X Nothing published yet. What's up, guys?
CBS 3 1 Two road games in back-to-back days against two of the East's presumed favorites and they pick up two convincing wins? Not bad, eh? … Evgeni Malkin and James Neal are cruising already, and just wait until Sidney Crosby comes alive.
ESPN 4 X Did not publish as of 4 PM Eastern.
FOX 4 2 Two games, two strong defensive efforts for Pittsburgh. The big road wins came despite a combined 0-for-10 shooting performance by Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin.
The Hockey News X 2 When Evgeni Malkin and Sidney Crosby are healthy to lead, the Penguins are a team on another level. Malkin and James Neal will continue to be a difficult duo to handle.
NHL X 2 They enter the season in a rare position -- with Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin and Kris Letang healthy at the same time. General manager Ray Shero solidified his goaltending by signing Tomas Vokoun to back up Marc-Andre Fleury. The wheels came off in a major way during the postseason against the Philadelphia Flyers, but there's no more offensively gifted team in the East than Pittsburgh.
Sports Illustrated 1 X Did not publish as of 4 PM Eastern.
TSN 1 X Nothing since January 11. Apparently they want a full week of games first.
Hockey Prospectus X X Nothing published yet.

Aggregate rating last week: 2.60 (from five sources). This week: 1.75 (from four sources).
Publishing days:
CBC – ?
CBS, FOX, THN – Mondays
ESPN – Wednesdays
NHL – Fridays