The Minnesota Wild have the NHL's worst record in March -- but ESPN hasn't given up on them. They've remained among the NHL elite in this week's ESPN Power Rankings. See where they landed as well as where the other 29 teams stack up this week.

ESPN's 2016 NHL Power Rankings: Week of March 27th

  1. Washington Capitals
  2. Chicago Blackhawks
  3. Columbus Blue Jackets
  4. Pittsburgh Penguins
  5. Minnesota Wild
  6. New York Rangers
  7. Montreal Canadiens
  8. Calgary Flames
  9. Anaheim Ducks
  10. Edmonton Oilers
  11. San Jose Sharks
  12. Ottawa Senators
  13. St. Louis Blues
  14. Toronto Maple Leahs
  15. Nashville Predators
  16. Boston Bruins
  17. New York Islanders
  18. Tampa Bay Lightning
  19. Winnipeg Jets
  20. Philadelphia Flyers
  21. Carolina Hurricanes
  22. Los Angeles Kings
  23. Florida Panthers
  24. Detroit Red Wings
  25. Buffalo Sabres
  26. Dallas Stars
  27. Vancouver Canucks
  28. New Jersey Devils
  29. Arizona Coyotes
  30. Colorado Avalanche

ESPN comments:

The Wild clinched their fifth consecutive postseason berth and eighth in franchise history on Saturday when the Kings lost to the Rangers. But Minnesota fell again on Sunday, its eighth loss in nine games. Will the Wild's slide serve as a wake-up call before the playoffs

The biggest risers of the week are the Anaheim Ducks and Edmonton Oilers, each climbing three spots. The biggest drops of the week belong to the San Jose Sharks and Boston Bruins, plunging five spots each.

The Wild host the Washington Capitals tonight (3/28) at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul.

Let's Go Wild!

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