[Author's note: Power rankings are usually three things: Bad, wrong, and boring. You typically know just as well as the authors which teams won what games against who and what it all means, so our moving the Red Wings up four spots or whatever really doesn't tell you anything you didn't know. Who's hot, who's not, who cares? For this reason, we're doing a power ranking of things that are usually not teams. You'll see what I mean.]
6. Employing Dan Carcillo
Dan Carcillo has played 421 career games, which isn't a bad number for a guy who's only 29 years old.
Dan Carcillo has also faced supplementary discipline 12 different times in his career, whether that was a fine or a suspension. Nine of them were the latter. That's an incident that rises to the level of requiring supplementary discipline every 35 games or so. And that is an insane number for someone of any age.
And let's not make any mistake here, Carcillo's incident with Mathieu Perrault this past weekend was an indefensible one.Read More »from Puck Daddy Power Rankings: Dan Carcillo, Winter Classic whining, and blowing up Leafs