Fantasy Hockey Top Defensemen 2015-2016

Unlike the forward positions, the value of a fantasy defenseman relies heavily on the team’s playing style, and the opportunity they are given on the team, here’s the top 15 must-have D-men for your pool, in terms of points-production ONLY.

Top 15 Defensemen in NHL 2015-2016 (Projected)

Puck Alert Player Team Season 2015 – 2016
Ranking GP Goals Assist Points PPG
1 Erik Karlsson OTT 82 20 48 68 0.83
2 Kris Letang PIT 80 18 50 68 0.85
3 P.K. Subban MON 82 16 47 63 0.77
4 John Carlson WSH 82 18 43 61 0.74
5 Kevin Shattenkirk STL 78 12 49 61 0.78
6 Mark Giordano CGY 78 18 42 60 0.77
7 Roman Josi NSH 82 15 43 58 0.71
8 Brent Burns SJS 82 17 40 57 0.70
9 Dennis Wideman CGY 80 14 42 56 0.70
10 Tyson Barrie COL 80 13 41 54 0.68
11 Dougie Hamilton CGY 82 16 37 53 0.65
12 Aaron Ekblad FLA 82 19 34 53 0.65
13 Keith Yandle NYR 82 8 44 52 0.63
14 Mark Streit PHI 81 7 45 52 0.64
15 Mike Green DET 82 16 35 51 0.62

Barely missed the list, Drew Doughty (LAK), Duncan Keith (CHI), Oliver Ekman-Larsson (ARI), Dennis Wideman (CGY), Torey Krug (BOS), and Justin Faulk (CAR).

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