NHL 18 Player Ratings: Top 10 Defensemen Revealed

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EA has continued its NHL 18 Player Ratings reveal, highlighting today the top defensemen in this year’s game. According to the developer, attributes like a defender’s Puck Skills, Shooting, Skating, Senses, Defenses and Physical abilities were heavily factored into their overall rating.

If you feel some of the Overalls are lower than expected, then check out this post for a more detailed explanation of how player overall ratings have changed with NHL 18.

As for the top defensement in NHL 18, check them out below:

10. Alex Pietrangelo – St. Louis Blues – 88 Overall

NHL 18 Player Ratings: Top 10 Defensemen Revealed

9. Roman Josi – Nashville Predators – 88 Overall

NHL 18 Player Ratings: Top 10 Defensemen Revealed

8. Kris Letang – Pittsburgh Penguins – 88 Overall

NHL 18 Player Ratings: Top 10 Defensemen Revealed

7. Shea Weber – Nashville Predators – 89 Overall

NHL 18 Player Ratings: Top 10 Defensemen Revealed

6. Ryan Suter – Nashville Predators – 89 Overall

NHL 18 Player Ratings: Top 10 Defensemen Revealed

5. Duncan Keith – Chicago Blackhawks – 90 Overall

NHL 18 Player Ratings: Top 10 Defensemen Revealed

4. Victor Hedman – Tampa Bay Lightning – 90 Overall

NHL 18 Player Ratings: Top 10 Defensemen Revealed

3. Brent Burns – MInnesota Wild – 90 Overall

NHL 18 Player Ratings: Top 10 Defensemen Revealed

2. Drew Doughty  – Los Angeles Kings – 91 Overall

NHL 18 Player Ratings: Top 10 Defensemen Revealed

1. Erik Karlsson – Ottawa Senators – 91 Overall

NHL 18 Player Ratings: Top 10 Defensemen Revealed

FIND OUT THE TOP 10 GOALIES IN NHL 18 HERE.

 

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Seemingly concluding the week-long Player Ratings unveiling, EA finished up by revealing the top 50 players in NHL 18. As one would assume, the overall ratings take into account a player’s offensive and defensive abilities, along with details from scouting reports provided an actual professional NHL Scout. For specific positions: Top 10: Defensemen, Goalies, Left Wings, Centers, Players Under......

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