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Updated: November 2, 2016

The Top 10 has taken on a new look in this week's TFP Power Rankings, presented by True Rivalry.


Last Week


1 - The month of October has been good for the Canadiens the last few seasons, and while they're a different team than yesteryear, they need to prove they're a dominant force in the NHL.
2 - Their goaltending has been great and so far their offensive game. The Oilers are looking solid and making people forget about their blueline, which still needs improvement.
3 - Hard to argue with a team that's won three-straight and is clicking even though Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom are sitting back and chilling.
4 - Having Sidney Crosby sure is nice. The Penguins are back on track and just need Kris Letang back.
5 - Jimmy Vesey and his six goals have fit in just nicely in New York, but let's not forget the additions of Michael Grabner (5G) and Brandon Pirri (4G).
6 - Chicago's also tearing it up offensively, without Jonathan Toews, but man that penalty kill has been weak.
7 - They're doing the little things right, right now, but they're going to need their guns (Derick Brassard, Mark Stone, Mike Hoffman) to start firing.
8 - Fantastic goaltending from Devan Dubnyk has catapult the Wild up the standings, but they've also spread the offense around, and it will be interesting to see if that can continue.
9 - The Bolts are back to winning after a three-game slip and should begin a tear of the League in the coming weeks.
10 - For some reason, the Blues are struggling in the goal department, but we'll chalk it up to "it's early."
11 - San Jose was solid in the first month of the season, but they're a better quad than their record shows.
12 - The Red Wings have been up-and-down in the first month of the season and still seem to have an issue on defense.
13 - So far, so even for the Panthers. They need to start taking advantage of the opposition's mistakes.
14 - Secondary scoring remains a problem as we enter November and it's something the team wants to address.
15 - Even though they're missing some key assets up front, the Sabres are staying in the thick of things. A good sign for later on.
16 - The Ducks hope their 4-0 win over the Kings on Tuesday will kick-start their season.
17 - Columbus has a number of positives going for them early on and if goal production can increase, they'll be interesting to watch.
18 - The young guns are keeping the fan base engaged in Toronto, but overall team defense needs to be addressed.
19 - The Avs haven't been overly impressive early on, but they certainly have the tools to climb the standings.
20 - Goaltending has been a struggle this season for the Flyers and that could get addressed later in the campaign if it doesn't improve quick.
21 - Taylor Hall has fit in nicely in New Jersey, but it's time for the team's secondary offensive weapons to contribute.
22 - After a surprisingly hot start, the Canucks have fallen hard. They're getting little secondary scoring and they'll continue to slip if they don't fix that issue.
23 - The Flames seem to be waking up after early trouble, which is a good sign considering this team expects to compete for the playoffs.
24 - The Stars are hit with some big injuries this season and that's led to questions in goal.
25 - The Islanders seem to be all over the place and until Andrew Ladd gets out of his funk, secondary scoring will be a problem.
26 - Patrik Laine has been a good story in the first month of the season, but it's time the rest of the squad picks it up.
27 - All around, the Predators have struggled. They need their big guns to wake up or it could be a surprisingly long season.
28 - They've having trouble winning in regulation and that'll catch up to them later in the season.
29 - The Hurricanes are getting the proper production up front, but it's the team's goaltending that has been an issue early on.
30 - You can't win if you don't score, and you sure as heck can't win 0-0.

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