Vancouver Canucks: Week 12 Pacific Division Power Rankings

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Dec 17, 2015; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; San Jose Sharks forward Joe Pavelski (8) and forward Joe Thornton (19) celebrate the game winning goal by defenceman Brent Burns (88) in overtime against the Toronto Maple Leafs at the Air Canada Centre. San Jose defeated Toronto 5-4 in overtime. Mandatory Credit: John E. Sokolowski-USA TODAY Sports

2. San Jose Sharks

Last Week’s Record: 2-1-1

Overall Record: 16-15-2

What’s Good?

The Sharks remain a mistery. After six straight games without a win, they beat the Montreal Canadiens — the best team in the Eastern Conference — and the Toronto Maple Leafs. Next were losses against the Ottawa Senators and Chicago Blackhawks. One game the whole team plays well, the next game it is the exact opposite. A mistery.

What’s Bad?

As mentioned above, it is hard to talk about good or bad right now.

What’s Next?

Good or bad don’t matter when you are second in the division. The Sharks win some and lose some, which is currently enough to make the playoffs. They moved from last to second in our power rankings within a week. Unless something changes about the win some, lose some strategy, San Jose should stay in playoff contention for a while — just like the rest of the Pacific.

Next: 1. Los Angeles Kings