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Vancouver brothers Daniel, left, and Henrik Sedin are both in the race for the NHL scoring title. ((Rich Lam/Getty Images) )

Each week, Hockey Night in Canada's Scott Morrison breaks down the balance of power in the National Hockey League. Here are this week's top six teams, bottom six teams and Canadian rankings.

Top 6

1. VANCOUVER CANUCKS
Record: 36-12-9 (81 pts)
Last 10 games: 7-2-1

Injuries on the blue-line could be problematic.
2. PHILADELPHIA FLYERS
Record: 36-14-5 (77 pts)
Last 10 games: 7-3-0

Versteeg will fit in better in Philly than Toronto.
3. DETROIT RED WINGS
Record: 34-16-6 (74 pts)
Last 10 games: 6-4-0

Babcock has been masterful handling this team.
4. PITTSBURGH PENGUINS
Record: 35-19-4 (74 pts)
Last 10 games: 6-4-0

They have to fall back. No Crosby. No Malkin. No scoring.
5. TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING
Record: 34-17-5 (73 pts)
Last 10 games: 8-2-0

Still winning while giving up goals. Stamkos has been great.
6. PHOENIX COYOTES
Record: 30-19-9 (69 pts)
Last 10 games: 6-4-0

Goaltending is everything. Have won five in a row.


Bottom 6

25. COLORADO AVALANCHE
Record: 25-26-6 (56 pts)
Last 10 games: 1-9-0

Too bad the Forsberg experiment didn’t work.
26. FLORIDA PANTHERS
Record: 24-24-7 (55 pts)
Last 10 games: 3-4-3

GM Tallon will be busy the next couple of weeks.
27. TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS
Record: 24-27-6 (54 pts)
Last 10 games: 5-4-1

Burke has started moving bodies, but won’t stockpile picks.
28. NEW YORK ISLANDERS
Record: 20-29-7 (47 pts)
Last 10 games: 5-5-0

What a pickup Grabner has been.
29. OTTAWA SENATORS
Record: 18-30-8 (44 pts)
Last 10 games: 1-7-2

The rebuild has begun with the Fisher move.
30. EDMONTON OILERS
Record: 16-32-8 (40 pts)
Last 10 games: 2-7-1

May end up passing the Senators, but no guarantees.


Canadian 6

1. VANCOUVER CANUCKS
Record: 36-12-9 (81 pts)
Last 10 games: 7-2-1

Both Sedins are in the hunt for the scoring title.
2. CALGARY FLAMES
Record: 29-22-8 (66 pts)
Last 10 games: 7-1-2

An amazing turnaround, but tough sledding ahead.
3. MONTREAL CANADIENS
Record: 31-20-6 (68 pts)
Last 10 games: 5-3-2

Price doing it all, from fighting and stopping pucks.
4. TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS
Record: 24-27-6 (54 pts)
Last 10 games: 5-4-1

Burke clearing the financial decks, looking to shop on July 1.
5. OTTAWA SENATORS
Record: 18-30-8 (44 pts)
Last 10 games: 1-7-2

Still waiting to hear from Phillips to see if he will move.
6. EDMONTON OILERS
Record: 16-32-8 (40 pts)
Last 10 games: 2-7-1

Will they deal Penner and/or Hemsky?