The ranking reflects the results of the 2014 Olympics and the four most recent IIHF Ice Hockey World Championships (2010-2013). A second edition of the ranking this season will be published following the 2014 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship.

Sweden is again followed by Finland while Canada moved up from fifth to third place after defending its Olympic title in Sochi while Russia (4th) and the Czech Republic (5th) each dropped down one place.


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