The Minnesota Wild lead both the NHL's Central Division and Western Conference with 80 points (only Washington has more at 84) -- and that keeps them 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 February 13th

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

ESPN comments:

The Wild are ranked fourth as a team in goals per game -- yet they don't have an individual in the top 15 in league scoring. They are a true team with 10 -- yes, 10 -- players with 10 or more goals so far this season.

The biggest risers of the week are the St. Blues, jumping six spots from #16 to #10. The biggest drop of the week belongs to the Montreal Canadiens, plunging five spots from #8 to #13.

The Wild face the Anaheim Ducks tonight (2/14) in St. Paul.  

Let's Go Wild!

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