Jan 28, 2021
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NHL 18 Ratings – Top 10 Defensemen

NHL 18 Top10 Defensemen

EA Sports has released a blog revealing the top 10 NHL 18 defensemen.

Defensemen were given an out-of-five star rating by their Puck Skills, Shooting, Skating, Senses, Defense and Physical abilities to get to an overall rating. The top-rated defenseman in NHL 18 is Ottawa Senators offensive Blueliner Erik Karlsson, with an overall rating of 91.

But what about the rest of the top defenders of the zone?

Let’s take a look.

Alex Pietrangelo, St. Louis Blues

Puck skills: 4.5 stars
Senses: 5 stars
Shooting: 4 stars
Defense: 5 stars
Skating: 4.5 stars
Physical: 4.5 stars
Overall: 88

Roman Josi, Nashville Predators

Puck skills: 4.5 stars
Senses: 4.5 st ars
Shooting: 4.5 stars
Defense: 5 stars
Skating: 4.5 stars
Physical: 4 stars
Overall: 88

Kris Letang, Pittsburgh Penguins

Puck skills: 4.5 stars
Senses: 4.5 stars
Shooting: 4 stars
Defense: 5 stars
Skating: 4.5 stars
Physical: 4 stars
Overall: 88

Shea Weber, Montreal Canadiens

Puck skills: 4 stars
Senses: 4.5 stars
Shooting: 4.5 stars
Defense: 5 stars
Skating: 4 stars
Physical: 5 stars
Overall: 89

Ryan Suter, Nashville Predators

Puck skills: 4.5 stars
Senses: 5 stars
Shooting: 4 stars
Defense: 5 stars
Skating: 4.5 stars
Physical: 4 stars
Overall: 89

Duncan Keith, Chicago Blackhawks

Puck skills: 5 stars
Senses: 5 stars
Shooting: 4 stars
Defense: 5 stars
Skating: 4.5 stars
Physical: 3.5 stars
Overall: 90

Victor Hedman, Tampa Bay Lightning

Puck skills: 4.5 stars
Senses: 4.5 stars
Shooting: 4.5 stars
Defense: 5 stars
Skating: 4.5 stars
Physical: 5 stars
Overall: 90

Brent Burns, San Jose Sharks

Puck skills: 5 stars
Senses: 5 stars
Shooting: 5 stars
Defense: 5 stars
Skating: 4.5 stars
Physical: 5 stars
Overall: 90

Drew Doughty, Los Angeles Kings

Puck skills: 5 stars
Senses: 5 stars
Shooting: 4.5 stars
Defense: 5 stars
Skating: 4.5 stars
Physical: 4 stars
Overall: 91

Erik Karlsson, Ottawa Senators

Puck skills: 5 stars
Senses: 5 stars
Shooting: 5 stars
Defense: 5 stars
Skating: 5 stars
Physical: 3.5 stars
Overall: 91

NHL 18NHL 18 is available worldwide on September 15th. We recently published a review of the public beta.


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