Top 50 NHL Fantasy Hockey Defensemen Rankings - February 2023 3.0

February 2023 NHL fantasy hockey defensemen rankings update 3.0.

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-50-9524.3
2Adam Fox, NYR-45-8525.0
3Roman Josi, NAS-45-8532.7
4Rasmus Dahlin, BUF40-8522.8
5Quinn Hughes, VAN-45-8523.3
6Erik Karlsson, SJ30-95Injuries seemingly behind him, EK of old is back32.7
7Charlie McAvoy, BOS-45-8525.2
8Victor Hedman, TB-45-8532.2
9John Carlson, WAS-45-85
10Dougie Hamilton, NJ-35-8029.7

11Morgan Rielly, TOR-40-8028.9
12Josh Morrissey, WPG25-85Legit shot at 80, basically double the expectation27.9
13Brent Burns, CAR-30-8037.9
14Shea Theodore, VGK-40-8027.5
15Alex Pietrangelo, VGK-30-6533.1
16Miro Heiskanen, DAL-30-7023.6
17Kris Letang, PIT-40-7535.8
18Noah Dobson, NYI-20-7523.1
19Aaron Ekblad, FLA40-75More competition for offensive reps now27.0
20Thomas Chabot, OTT-30-7026.0

21Drew Doughty, LA-35-7033.2
22Devon Toews, COL-30-6529.0
23Brandon Montour, FLA20-6528.8
24Mikhail Sergachev, TB-30-7024.6
25Hampus Lindholm, BOS-25-5529.1
26Tyson Barrie, EDM30-7031.6
27Rasmus Andersson, CGY-20-5026.3
28Moritz Seider, DET-30-7521.9
29Justin Faulk, STL-20-6030.9
30Tony DeAngelo, PHI-25-7027.3

31Seth Jones, CHI-35-6528.4
32Jakob Chychrun, AZ25-60Trade should come any time now...right?24.9
33Shayne Gostisbehere, AZ-15-5529.9
34Vince Dunn, SEA25-5526.3
35Filip Hronek, DET-25-5525.3
36Torey Krug, STL35-70Big upside spoiled by constant injuries31.9
37John Klingberg, ANH-30-70Needs out of Anaheim pronto30.6
38Jeff Petry, PIT-25-6035.2
39Gustav Forsling, FLA-15-5026.7
40Darnell Nurse, EDM-30-5528.1
41Jared Spurgeon, MIN-30-5533.3
42Sean Durzi, LA-15-5024.4
43Noah Hanifin, CGY-20-5026.1
44Bowen Byram, COL-25-7021.7
45Evan Bouchard, EDM20-6523.4
46Erik Gustafsson, WAS-15-5531.0
47K'Andre Miller, NYR-15-4523.1
48Michael Matheson, MTL15-45Only real PP1 option in Montreal29.0
49Adam Boqvist, CBJ-15-5022.5
50Samuel Girard, COL-30-6524.5

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