Top 100 Keeper Defensemen – August 2015

by Dobber on August 5, 2015

Here are the Top 100 defensemen to own in your fantasy hockey keeper league, August edition. Karlsson, Subban, Yandle and Shattenkirk lead the way in this points-only format.

 

As with the player rankings, these were part of the full audit with all variables adjusted. Plus or minus 5.0 points is pretty much the same ranking.

 

Def. Rk Player Team Rating Aug Jul
1 Erik Karlsson OTT 114.2 20.0 24.0
2 P.K. Subban MON 91.5 44.0 46.0
3 Keith Yandle NYR 76.9 70.0 72.0
4 Kevin Shattenkirk STL 76.0 73.0 67.0
5 Oliver Ekman-Larsson ARI 68.1 84.0 80.0
6 Victor Hedman TBL 63.9 92.0 118.0
7 Alex Pietrangelo STL 63.1 95.0 85.0
8 John Carlson WAS 62.6 99.0 111.0
9 Drew Doughty LAK 62.1 102.0 105.0
10 Duncan Keith CHI 61.9 103.0 110.0
11 Dustin Byfuglien WPG 60.2 109.0 117.0
12 Roman Josi NSH 59.4 110.0 115.0
13 Shea Weber NSH 59.1 111.0 100.0
14 Mark Giordano CGY 57.9 116.0 130.0
15 Brent Burns SJS 52.3 133.0 126.0
16 Tyson Barrie COL 50.8 136.0 149.0
17 Mike Green DET 49.9 141.0 139.0
18 Kris Letang PIT 49.4 144.0 116.0
19 Aaron Ekblad FLA 47.2 150.0 159.0
20 Dougie Hamilton CGY 46.7 151.0 153.0
21 John Klingberg DAL 46.6 154.0 178.0
22 Justin Schultz EDM 42.0 160.0 168.0
23 Morgan Rielly TOR 41.0 167.0 185.0
24 Sami Vatanen ANA 35.2 182.0 188.0
25 Nick Leddy NYI 34.9 185.0 271.0
26 Justin Faulk CAR 34.5 188.0 180.0
27 Jacob Trouba WPG 34.4 189.0 171.0
28 Torey Krug BOS 33.4 193.0 226.0
29 Seth Jones NSH 32.9 196.0 186.0
30 Cam Fowler ANA 31.8 205.0 210.0
31 Anthony DeAngelo TBL 29.8 210.0 236.0
32 Matt Niskanen WAS 29.7 211.0 447.0
33 Ryan Suter MIN 29.5 213.0 201.0
34 Matt Dumba MIN 28.2 222.0 244.0
35 Anton Stralman TBL 28.1 223.0 216.0
36 Hampus Lindholm ANA 27.8 226.0 269.0
37 Cody Ceci OTT 27.3 228.0 327.0
38 Jack Johnson CBJ 26.6 231.0 245.0
39 Mark Streit PHI 25.9 237.0 253.0
40 Cody Franson UFA 25.7 239.0 196.0
41 Derrick Pouliot PIT 25.4 243.0 219.0
42 James Wisniewski CAR 25.1 246.0 290.0
43 Ryan Ellis NSH 24.5 249.0 193.0
44 Ryan McDonagh NYR 23.7 258.0 238.0
45 Alex Goligoski DAL 23.3 262.0 262.0
46 Michael Del Zotto PHI 21.4 269.0 285.0
47 Niklas Kronwall DET 21.2 271.0 215.0
48 David Savard CBJ 21.0 272.0 288.0
49 Jake Muzzin LAK 20.8 273.0 259.0
50 TJ Brodie CGY 19.6 289.0 231.0
51 Dennis Wideman CGY 19.5 292.0 237.0
52 Andrej Sekera EDM 19.5 293.0 357.0
53 Brent Seabrook CHI 19.2 296.0 341.0
54 Jake Gardiner TOR 18.0 305.0 309.0
55 Ryan Murphy CAR 18.0 306.0 416.0
56 Andrei Markov MON 17.9 308.0 353.0
57 Adam Larsson NJD 17.7 313.0 324.0
58 Slater Koekkoek TBL 17.4 315.0 370.0
59 Tyler Myers WPG 17.2 319.0 302.0
60 Erik Johnson COL 17.2 320.0 298.0
61 Shea Theodore ANA 15.9 332.0 351.0
62 Nathan Beaulieu MON 15.8 334.0 307.0
63 Jason Garrison TBL 15.2 339.0 358.0
64 Adam Clendening PIT 15.0 341.0 417.0
65 Darnell Nurse EDM 14.6 344.0 368.0
66 Damon Severson NJD 14.6 345.0 261.0
67 Connor Carrick WAS 13.9 356.0 382.0
68 Trevor Daley CHI 13.3 364.0 338.0
69 Calvin de Haan NYI 13.2 366.0 373.0
70 Eric Gelinas NJD 13.0 369.0 395.0
71 Griffin Reinhart EDM 12.6 375.0 403.0
72 Travis Hamonic NYI 12.6 376.0 363.0
73 Shayne Gostisbehere PHI 12.4 377.0 388.0
74 Ryan Pulock NYI 12.3 378.0 401.0
75 Nikita Nesterov TBL 12.3 379.0 404.0
76 Johnny Boychuk NYI 12.1 380.0 349.0
77 Olli Maatta PIT 12.0 384.0 292.0
78 Dion Phaneuf TOR 11.6 385.0 316.0
79 Brandon Gormley ARI 11.5 386.0 374.0
80 Oscar Klefbom EDM 11.4 389.0 420.0
81 Connor Murphy ARI 11.3 390.0 393.0
82 Slava Voynov LAK 11.3 391.0 406.0
83 Colin Miller BOS 11.1 393.0 NR
84 Joshua Morrissey WPG 11.0 394.0 423.0
85 Kris Russell CGY 10.7 396.0 415.0
86 Nikita Zadorov COL 10.2 399.0 449.0
87 Patrick Wiercioch OTT 9.9 400.0 331.0
88 Brendan Smith DET 9.9 401.0 356.0
89 Mike Matheson FLA 9.9 402.0 475.0
90 Simon Despres ANA 9.6 406.0 429.0
91 Brayden McNabb LAK 9.4 408.0 444.0
92 Kevin Connauton CBJ 9.3 410.0 360.0
93 Mark Barberio MON 8.9 415.0 452.0
94 Dmitry Orlov WAS 8.7 416.0 443.0
95 Mark Pysyk BUF 8.5 418.0 455.0
96 David Rundblad CHI 8.4 421.0 461.0
97 Brandon Manning PHI 8.2 424.0 441.0
98 Danny DeKeyser DET 8.1 425.0 472.0
99 Jared Spurgeon MIN 8.0 426.0 380.0
100 Jonas Brodin MIN 7.6 429.0 451.0