Watch Premier League action:

Roto Arcade

Shuffle Up: Duncan Keith rules the blue line

Scott Pianowski
Roto Arcade

View photo

.

Norris frontrunner (USAT)

Hey, hockey. Hey, blueliners.

Below you'll find rankings for all of the fantasy-relevant NHL defensemen, going forward. Assume Yahoo basic scoring categories (plus-minus counts, PIMs count). Please tear the rankings to shred and complain passionately in the comments (especially if I've slighted your very favourite player). If you want to add some rationale to your disagreement, all the better.

I reserve the right to tweak this list over the initial 24 hours.

Game on, hosers.

1. Duncan Keith
2. Erik Karlsson
3. P.K. Subban
4. Dustin Byfuglien
5. Alex Pietrangelo
6. Ryan Suter
7. Kevin Shattenkirk
8. Shea Weber
9. Kris Letang
10. Keith Yandle
11. Niklas Kronwall
12. Brent Seabrook
13. Drew Doughty
14. Oliver Ekman-Larsson
15. Andrei Markov
16. Jason Garrison
17. Jay Bouwmeester
18. Mike Green
19. Cam Fowler
20. James Wisniewski
21. Zdeno Chara
22. Dan Boyle
23. Torey Krug
24. Mark Streit
25. Victor Hedman
26. Brian Campbell
27. Dion Phaneuf
28. Justin Schultz
29. Marek Zidlicky
30. Cody Franson
31. Ryan McDonagh
32. Andrej Sekera
33. Matthew Carle
34. Matt Niskanen
35. Erik Johnson
36. Tyson Barrie
37. Dennis Wideman
38. John Carlson
39. Mark Giordano
40. Andrew MacDonald
41. Alexander Edler
42. Christian Ehrhoff
43. Jason Demers
44. Hampus Lindholm
45. Slava Voynov
46. Eric Gelinas
47. Tobias Enstrom
48. Francois Beauchemin
49. Marc-Edouard Vlasic
50. Andy Greene
51. Justin Faulk
52. Nick Leddy
53. Niklas Hjalmarsson
54. Fedor Tyutin
55. Matt Irwin
56. Kevin Bieksa
57. Seth Jones
58. Jake Gardiner
59. Radko Gudas
60. Ben Lovejoy
61. Jack Johnson
62. Jacob Trouba
63. Derek Morris
64. Sergei Gonchar
65. Kris Russell
66. Alex Goligoski
67. Roman Josi
68. Jonas Brodin
69. Dan Hamhuis
70. Jake Muzzin
71. Kimmo Timonen
72. Tom Gilbert
73. Ryan Ellis
74. Andre Benoit
75. T.J. Brodie
76. Tyler Myers
77. Chris Phillips

View Comments (5)