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February Power Rankings

02/02/2018, 10:15am CST

The Tri-City Storm top the USHL Power Rankings for the first time this season.

The calendar has turned to February, and once again, there are significant shifts in this month's USHL Power Rankings. The Tri-City Storm and their impeccable team defense top the rankings for the first time this season, while Team USA and their league-leading offense is right behind them, a significant jump for the NTDP from last month's power rankings. There is an argument to be had for nearly every team to be higher in the rankings than they are, showing the quality and depth of USHL talent this season.


The USHL Power Rankings are compiled at the beginning of each month of the regular season. A panel of media members from around the league ranked the teams from 1st to 17th, and the votes were compiled into an overall ranking. Power Rankings are decided on a monthly basis and will run until Clark Cup Playoffs. Listed below are the teams, their record and number of first place votes earned. The previous rankings listed are from the January USHL Power Rankings.

Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, the USHL celebrates its 16th season as the nation's only Tier I junior hockey league in 2017-18. 30 or more players from the USHL have been selected in five consecutive NHL Drafts, and more than 400 players on team rosters last season committed to NCAA Division I schools, further establishing the USHL as the world’s foremost producer of junior hockey talent.

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