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Chris Pronger's return has been a big boost to the Flyers. ((Jim McIsaac/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. PHILADELPHIA FLYERS
Record: 32-12-5 (69 pts)
Last 10 games: 8-2-0

Won the Stanley Cup rematch on Sunday afternoon. Pronger’s return a huge addition.td>
2. VANCOUVER CANUCKS
Record: 29-10-9 (67 pts)
Last 10 games: 4-2-4

Injuries on the blue-line are taking a toll, need some secondary scoring.
3. TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING
Record: 30-15-5 (65 pts)
Last 10 games: 6-4-0

Have won four in a row. Stamkos has taken over the scoring lead in the absence of Crosby.
4. DALLAS STARS
Record: 29-14-5 (63 pts)
Last 10 games: 7-2-1

Big showdown with the Canucks on Monday night. Lehtonen has been great in goal.
5. DETROIT RED WINGS
Record: 29-13-6 (64 pts)
Last 10 games: 5-4-1

Could see some injured players return after the all-star break. They’ve weathered the storm.
6. PITTSBURGH PENGUINS
Record: 30-15-4 (64 pts)
Last 10 games: 5-4-1

No Crosby, no Malkin, they are glad their all-star break begins after Tuesday’s game.


Bottom 6

25. FLORIDA PANTHERS
Record: 21-21-5 (47 pts)
Last 10 games: 3-4-3

Tallon needs to find some offence, no issues in goal.
26. NEW JERSEY DEVILS
Record: 16-29-3 (35 pts)
Last 10 games: 6-3-1

They’ve won four in a row and Brodeur is playing well again.
27. TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS
Record: 19-23-5 (43 pts)
Last 10 games: 5-4-1

They are playing better, but they don't have a bona fide first line.
28. NEW YORK ISLANDERS
Record: 15-25-7 (37 pts)
Last 10 games: 3-6-1

Not sure what they were thinking claiming Nabokov.
29. OTTAWA SENATORS
Record: 17-25-7 (41 pts)
Last 10 games: 1-7-2

Murray and Clouston are safe for the rest of the season. After that...
30. EDMONTON OILERS
Record: 14-25-8 (36 pts)
Last 10 games: 2-7-1

Losing Eberle and now Hemsky means a shot at the first pick overall.


Canadian 6

1. VANCOUVER CANUCKS
Record: 29-10-9 (67 pts)
Last 10 games: 4-2-4

They are 1-2-3 since their big run through December and the new year, and have lost four in a row with the Stars on the horizon.
2. MONTREAL CANADIENS
Record: 27-17-5 (59 pts)
Last 10 games: 6-1-3

Injuries haven't slow them down, Price a big reason why.
3. CALGARY FLAMES
Record: 22-21-6 (50 pts)
Last 10 games: 4-3-3

They've climbed to within five of a playoff spot, but with five teams still to climb over.
4. TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS
Record: 19-23-5 (43 pts)
Last 10 games: 5-4-1

Good move to reward Reimer with a return call from the minors.
5. OTTAWA SENATORS
Record: 17-25-7 (41 pts)
Last 10 games: 1-7-2

Would expect that Murray will be active trying to unload bodies for a rebuild or retool.
6. EDMONTON OILERS
Record: 14-25-8 (36 pts)
Last 10 games: 2-7-1

They haven’t won a game since Jan. 13, with road games in Phoenix and Dallas leading into the break.