Top 100 Keeper League Defensemen – May 2017

by Dobber on May 4, 2017 | (5 Comments)

The Top 100 defensemen to own in your points-only keeper league.

These were simply curated from the full Top 300 player list (found here) that was posted yesterday. Factored in are upside, three-year likelihood, proneness to injury, depth chart. Click on a player name to be taken to his profile for recommendations and game logs (and more). 

 

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Def. Rk Player Team Rating May Apr
1 Erik Karlsson OTT 125.1 14 13
2 Brent Burns SJS 105.2 28 26
3 Victor Hedman TBL 92.6 43 43
4 P.K. Subban NSH 75.5 69 90
5 John Klingberg DAL 71.0 82 81
6 Kevin Shattenkirk WAS 61.7 104 75
7 Roman Josi NSH 60.7 108 112
8 Oliver Ekman-Larsson ARI 60.5 109 105
9 Drew Doughty LAK 56.7 119 143
10 Dougie Hamilton CGY 55.2 122 121
11 Duncan Keith CHI 54.9 123 119
12 John Carlson WAS 53.9 127 158
13 Shayne Gostisbehere PHI 51.5 131 128
14 Dustin Byfuglien WPG 51.3 132 129
15 Tyson Barrie COL 50.3 136 133
16 Alex Pietrangelo STL 50.0 138 135
17 Kris Letang PIT 47.8 144 147
18 Torey Krug BOS 47.5 146 140
19 Seth Jones CBJ 46.1 153 148
20 Zach Werenski CBJ 45.3 155 150
21 Justin Schultz PIT 42.7 163 160
22 Morgan Rielly TOR 42.6 164 161
23 Ryan Ellis NSH 40.7 168 176
24 Jake Gardiner TOR 39.3 173 170
25 Rasmus Ristolainen BUF 38.1 176 172
26 Shea Weber MON 37.8 177 173
27 Keith Yandle FLA 37.6 178 174
28 Nick Leddy NYI 35.2 183 191
29 Jacob Trouba WPG 34.0 188 183
30 Matt Dumba MIN 33.1 192 187
31 Justin Faulk CAR 32.1 196 193
32 Ryan McDonagh NYR 30.9 204 201
33 Brady Skjei NYR 30.3 206 204
34 Cam Fowler ANA 29.5 209 206
35 Oscar Klefbom EDM 28.7 212 209
36 Aaron Ekblad FLA 28.5 214 211
37 Mark Giordano CGY 27.4 216 214
38 Ryan Suter MIN 26.6 222 219
39 Colton Parayko STL 24.1 230 226
40 TJ Brodie CGY 23.7 235 229
41 Brent Seabrook CHI 23.6 237 231
42 Dmitry Orlov WAS 23.2 239 235
43 Nikita Zaitsev TOR 23.2 240 241
44 Ivan Provorov PHI 23.0 241 236
45 Matt Niskanen WAS 22.2 245 239
46 Hampus Lindholm ANA 17.7 267 267
47 Damon Severson NJD 17.7 269 269
48 Sami Vatanen ANA 17.6 270 270
49 Jared Spurgeon MIN 17.5 272 271
50 Nathan Beaulieu MON 17.1 278 276
51 Jaccob Slavin CAR 16.6 283 297
52 Shea Theodore ANA 15.7 289 303
53 Tyler Myers WPG 15.5 295 293
54 Mike Green DET 15.5 296 294
55 Andrej Sekera EDM 14.1 317 313
56 Anthony DeAngelo ARI 13.3 330 324
57 Mike Matheson FLA 13.3 332 326
58 Joshua Morrissey WPG 11.7 346 366
59 Marc-Edouard Vlasic SJS 11.7 347 332
60 Darnell Nurse EDM 11.6 348 342
61 Brandon Montour ANA 10.8 355 349
62 Colin Miller BOS 10.7 358 351
63 Adam Larsson EDM 10.7 359 352
64 Jake Muzzin LAK 10.7 360 407
65 Ryan Pulock NYI 10.6 362 364
66 Alec Martinez LAK 10.3 366 356
67 Cody Ceci OTT 9.9 368 358
68 Esa Lindell DAL 9.9 369 359
69 Julius Honka DAL 9.9 370 360
70 Anton Stralman TBL 9.7 372 361
71 Erik Johnson COL 9.5 376 365
72 Mattias Ekholm NSH 9.3 378 401
73 Alex Goligoski ARI 8.7 384 372
74 Brian Dumoulin PIT 8.5 388 375
75 Derrick Pouliot PIT 8.2 391 378
76 Connor Murphy ARI 8.2 392 379
77 Madison Bowey WAS 8.1 393 380
78 Noah Hanifin CAR 8.0 396 383
79 David Savard CBJ 8.0 397 384
80 Dion Phaneuf OTT 8.0 398 385
81 Thomas Chabot OTT 7.8 400 387
82 Nikita Zadorov COL 7.7 403 390
83 Will Butcher COL 7.3 406 NR
84 Connor Carrick TOR 7.3 408 395
85 Jordan Schmaltz STL 7.2 409 396
86 Jake Walman STL 7.1 411 398
87 Michael Stone CGY 6.9 415 419
88 Jakob Chychrun ARI 6.7 419 405
89 Michael Del Zotto PHI 6.3 424 410
90 Mikhail Sergachev MON 6.2 426 412
91 Ryan Graves NYR 6.1 427 413
92 Steven Santini NJD 6.1 428 414
93 Nick Holden NYR 6.1 429 415
94 Ville Pokka CHI 6.1 430 416
95 Jacob Larsson ANA 5.8 434 421
96 Jake McCabe BUF 5.7 435 422
97 Troy Stecher VAN 5.7 436 423
98 Cody Franson BUF 5.1 445 432
99 Olli Juolevi VAN 4.9 447 434
100 Gustav Forsling CHI 4.3 460 445

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Ommmzzz

    No McAvoy?

    • Dobber

      No, as I noted on Twitter – I made a terrible mistake and missed filling in a value on McAvoy. Should be Top 90 for sure, my oversight, sorry.

      • Ommmzzz

        Makes sense. Thanks! Who has a higher ceiling for their first full season, McAvoy, Bowie or Montour?

      • Dobber

        McAvoy

  • Micchar

    Surprised Ristolainen is below the Leaf duo.