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Three months within the past, it have not got been a stretch to indicate a pair of Western Conference teams would be atop the league advance the first beefy week of 2024.
Despite all the pieces, the closing two teams to hoist the Stanley Cup—Vegas and Colorado—had been among the forecasted powerhouses for the 2023-24 season, too.
Winnipeg and Vancouver, though? That can had been a plucky rob.
But, here we’re drawing conclude mid-January and it be all concerning the Jets and Canucks, who lead the Central and Pacific divisions, respectively, and salvage themselves similarly placed on this week’s B/R Energy Rankings.
Winnipeg earned 75 p.c of the first-living ballots from the hockey workers to jump from third to first and Vancouver scooped up the closing 25 p.c to protect in 2nd. Their surge helped fall closing week’s prime dog, Boston, all fifth, whereas the No. 3 and 4 spots had been seized by Florida (up from No. 8) and Colorado (up from No. 5), respectively.
Final week’s No. 4 group, the Unusual York Rangers, fell two spots to sixth.
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Votes had been tallied ahead of video games on Wednesday, Jan. 10.