The NHL season is a a little less than four weeks away, and with that in mind the various SB Nation bloggers ranked each team in their respective conferences, and the preseason NHL power rankings are upon us.â†µ
The Kings, who missed out on Ilya Kovalchuk this summer, are predicted to finish fifth in the conference, after finishing sixth last season. Meanwhile, the Ducks, who finished 11th in the conference last season, are predicted to finish 12th this year.â†µ
Each Western Conference blogger received one vote in the SB Nation poll. For more information, you can visit Jewels From The Crown, Anaheim Calling, and Battle Of California.