Vancouver Canucks: Week 12 Pacific Division Power Rankings

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Dec 17, 2015; Montreal, Quebec, CAN; Los Angeles Kings forward Anze Kopitar (11) celebrates with teammates including Milan Lucic (17) after scoring a goal against the Montreal Canadiens during the second period at the Bell Centre. Mandatory Credit: Eric Bolte-USA TODAY Sports

1. Los Angeles Kings

Last Week’s Record: 1-2-0

Overall Record: 20-10-2

What’s Good?

Week 11 was a tough one for the Kings. They shut out the Canadiens, which was the lone bright spot in a rather bad week. Goaltender Jonathan Quick saved all 45 shots that were fired at the Kings’ net. The rest of the week was mostly bad, but it wasn’t enough to knock the team off the top of the Pacific Division power rankings.

What’s Bad?

After shutting out the Canadiens, the Sharks got shut out against the Maple Leafs. That’s just the way it goes. Jhonas Enroth got five goals against in his seventh game of the season, and his offence didn’t do much to help him either.

What’s Next?

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Even after losing two out of three games last week, the Kings are in first place, eight points ahead of the Sharks. The upcoming weeks may change that, as the Kings will play five straight games within the division. Only the Ducks will have to wait for LA to visit for another two weeks.