Top 50 NHL Fantasy Hockey Defenseman Rankings - November 2022 2.0 UPDATE

November 2022 NHL fantasy hockey defensemen rankings update number two.

Our fantasy hockey defensemen rankings project value for the next 1 to 2 seasons, and consider each player's track record, upside, age, team and injury history. Because fantasy league categories vary widely, these rankings focus on point production. Notes made in previous rankings may carry over to new rankings if they remain relevant.

1Cale Makar, COL-50/9524.0
2Adam Fox, NYR-45/8524.7
3Roman Josi, NAS-45/9032.4
4Quinn Hughes, VAN-45/8523.1
5Victor Hedman, TB-45/8531.9
6John Carlson, WAS-45/8532.8
7Morgan Rielly, TOR-40/8528.7
8Rasmus Dahlin, BUF-30/8022.6
9Charlie McAvoy, BOS35/7524.9
10Kris Letang, PIT-40/7535.5

11Dougie Hamilton, NJ35/65Rising back into the top 15, where he belongs29.4
12Aaron Ekblad, FLA-40/7526.7
13Brent Burns, CAR-30/7037.7
14Shea Theodore, VGK-40/7527.3
15Alex Pietrangelo, VGK-30/6532.8
16Miro Heiskanen, DAL-30/6523.3
17Erik Karlsson, SJ30/80Injury risk well worth the reward right now32.4
18Devon Toews, COL-30/6528.7
19Drew Doughty, LA-35/7032.9
20Noah Dobson, NYI20/6022.8

21Tyson Barrie, EDM30/70No defensive stalwart, but still a PP threat31.3
22Tony DeAngelo, PHI-25/7027.0
23Mikhail Sergachev, TB30/70With TB D depth shallower, his role has grown24.4
24Torey Krug, STL-35/7031.6
25Justin Faulk, STL-20/6030.6
26John Klingberg, ANH-30/7030.2
27Thomas Chabot, OTT-30/6525.8
28Moritz Seider, DET-30/75Sophomore slump? He'll be fine long term21.6
29Hampus Lindholm, BOS-25/55Bruins putting him in position to produce28.8
30Seth Jones, CHI-35/6528.1
31Shayne Gostisbehere, AZ-15/5529.5
32Rasmus Andersson, CGY-20/5026.0
33Josh Morrissey, WPG25/5527.6
34Darnell Nurse, EDM-30/5527.8
35Filip Hronek, DET-25/5525.0

36Bowen Byram, COL-25/7021.4
37Neal Pionk, WPG-25/5027.3
38Evan Bouchard, EDM-20/6523.0
39Mackenzie Weegar, CGY-30/6028.8
40Brandon Montour, FLA20/50Should have role even with Ekblad back28.6
41Jared Spurgeon, MIN-30/5532.9
42Ivan Provorov, PHI-20/5525.8
43Vince Dunn, SEA-25/5526.0
44Jake Sanderson, OTT20/60Blue chip rookie makes his debut in the top 5020.3
45Noah Hanifin, CGY-20/5025.8
46Jeff Petry, PIT-25/6034.9
47Jacob Trouba, NYR-20/4528.7
48Calen Addison, MIN-10/50Has taken hold of PP1 QB duties as a rookie22.6
49Samuel Girard, COL-30/6524.5
50Jakob Chychrun, AZ-25/60On the trade block - keep an eye out24.6

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