NHL 18 Player Ratings: Best Players Under Age 23

Continuing the NHL 18 Player Ratings event, EA today focused not on a specific position, but instead the future starts of the league. In franchise mode, it’s important to build around young talent. With that in mind, here are the top 10 players in NHL 18 who are 23 years old or younger.

10. Rasmus Ristolainen – 86 Overall

9. Hampus Lindholm – 86 Overall

8. Filip Forsberg – 86 overall

7. Patrik Laine – 86 overall

6. David Pastrnak – 87 overall

5. Jack Eichel – 87 overall

4. Leon Draisaitl – 87 overall

3. Auston Matthews – 87 overall

2. Matt Murray – 88 overall

1. Connor McDavid – 93 overall

You may have noticed some of these young stars overlap as top players at specific positions. You can find the top players at each specific position through the links below:


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