The Top Ranked Defensemen of 2000-2009

 

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The Top Ranked Defensemen of 2000-2009

 

Notes:

The ratings on this page comes from AinsworthSports.com's own rating system.  The lower the rating the better.

Players had to complete at least one qualifying season to be included in this list.

A qualifying year is any year that a player played in 75% of his team's games.

Player's ratings are penalized for every year under 5 qualifying years.

 

Rnk   Player Rating
1   Nicklas Lidstrom 3.70000
2   Sergei Gonchar 3.87313
3   Rob Blake 6.47733
4   Jon Klemm 7.06750
5   Scott Niedermayer 9.04871
6   Chris Pronger 9.14900
7   Bryan McCabe 9.72800
8   Dan Boyle 9.82357
9   Mathieu Schneider 10.28300
10   Sergei Zubov 10.90314
11   Brian Rafalski 13.00100
12   Tomas Kaberle 13.04788
13   Zdeno Chara 13.68367
14   Dion Phaneuf 13.91800
15   Sandis Ozolinsh 13.91800
16   Andrei Markov 14.22157
17   Kimmo Timonen 14.57263
18   Wade Redden 15.87667
19   Brian Leetch 16.49350
20   Ed Jovanovski 16.55800
21   Roman Hamrlik 18.11150
22   Al MacInnis 19.99900
23   Marek Zidlicky 21.31100
24   Pavel Kubina 21.52700
25   Lubomir Visnovsky 22.52300
26   John-Michael Liles 22.58360
27   Adrian Aucoin 22.97550
28   Jaroslav Spacek 23.34543
29   Tom Poti 23.40950
30   Sheldon Souray 23.73500
31   Janne Niinimaa 23.99500
32   Eric Desjardins 24.29575
33   Mark Streit 24.44300
34   Brian Campbell 24.58340
35   Joe Corvo 24.70460
36   Derek Morris 25.08971
37   Robert Svehla 26.18950
38   Teppo Numminen 26.23571
39   Philippe Boucher 26.82560
40   Kim Johnsson 26.86625
41   Brad Stuart 27.66575
42   Phil Housley 27.97800
43   Jay Bouwmeester 28.15000
44   Mattias Ohlund 28.19200
45   Oleg Tverdovsky 29.37100
46   Patrice Brisebois 29.60650
47   Jaroslav Modry 29.69257
48   Sean Hill 29.85700
49   Ryan Whitney 30.60400
50   Paul Mara 31.04750
51   Filip Kuba 31.23988
52   Michal Rozsival 32.72850
53   Brent Sopel 34.46120
54   Kenny Jonsson 34.52180
55   Marc-Andre Bergeron 34.64400
56   Joni Pitkanen 34.90075
57   Dennis Wideman 35.35525
58   Alexei Zhitnik 35.41657
59   Sami Salo 37.55180
60   Dick Tarnstrom 37.57300
61   Gary Suter 37.77500
62   Eric Brewer 38.67050
63   Ray Bourque 38.88800
64   Duncan Keith 39.14275
65   Andy Delmore 39.59300
66   Frantisek Kaberle 39.91520
67   Mike Green 39.99700
68   Andrej Meszaros 40.19900
69   Craig Rivet 40.22638
70   Tom Preissing 40.65775
71   Mike Van Ryn 40.80500
72   Paul Martin 40.82420
73   Yannick Tremblay 41.00700
74   Dan McGillis 41.85440
75   Darryl Sydor 41.85633
76   Ron Hainsey 41.91600
77   Martin Skoula 42.58733
78   Steve Staios 42.86214
79   Keith Ballard 42.93025
80   Shea Weber 42.97850
81   Eric Weinrich 44.20900
82   Dmitri Kalinin 44.33900
83   Dan Hamhuis 44.58140
84   Toni Lydman 44.66150
85   Christian Ehrhoff 44.89975
86   Brent Seabrook 45.20275
87   Adam Foote 45.50575
88   Chris Phillips 45.80400
89   Niklas Kronwall 45.85500
90   Greg de Vries 45.91800
91   Bryan Berard 46.05700
92   Jason Woolley 46.36000
93   Jason York 46.39940
94   Chris Chelios 46.75186
95   Bret Hedican 46.85050
96   Ryan Suter 46.94500
97   Scott Stevens 47.17225
98   Anders Eriksson 47.36900
99   Niclas Havelid 47.40950
100   Calle Johansson 49.69300
101   Mathieu Dandenault 49.81443
102   Danny Markov 49.82350
103   Alexander Khavanov 49.97500
104   Nick Boynton 50.82320
105   Kevin Bieksa 51.00800
106   Marek Malik 51.82350
107   Scott Hannan 51.99725
108   Ken Klee 52.26650
109   Jamie Heward 52.31900
110   Ruslan Salei 52.47013
111   Zbynek Michalek 52.85350
112   Karel Rachunek 53.53100
113   Francois Beauchemin 53.93500
114   Tom Gilbert 54.49250
115   Richard Matvichuk 55.06100
116   Jordan Leopold 55.45000
117   Matt Carle 55.75300
118   Jiri Slegr 55.85600
119   Fedor Tyutin 56.03500
120   Jyrki Lumme 56.05600
121   Marcus Ragnarsson 56.21660
122   Jason Smith 56.28233
123   Derian Hatcher 56.39840
124   Hal Gill 56.63600
125   Sylvain Cote 56.86400
126   Rostislav Klesla 57.17125
127   Kyle McLaren 57.54980
128   Stephane Robidas 57.76100
129   Mike Rathje 57.79220
130   Keith Carney 58.03271
131   Ian White 58.07600
132   Brett Clark 58.27800
133   Nathan Dempsey 58.43150
134   Lyle Odelein 58.51940
135   Andrei Zyuzin 59.08600
136   Dmitry Yushkevich 59.28800
137   Vladimir Malakhov 59.28800
138   Paul Ranger 59.59100
139   Robyn Regehr 60.26675
140   Brent Burns 60.55250
141   Glen Wesley 60.86038
142   Sean O'Donnell 60.92200
143   David Tanabe 61.11025
144   Drake Berehowsky 61.15850
145   Mike Commodore 61.33750
146   Marc-Edouard Vlasic 62.31800
147   Paul Coffey 62.52400
148   Barret Jackman 62.88260
149   Braydon Coburn 63.43100
150   Tobias Enstrom 63.73400
151   Trevor Daley 64.44325
152   Boris Mironov 64.64100
153   Brad Lukowich 64.74100
154   Mattias Norstrom 64.83988
155   Stephane Quintal 65.06420
156   Lubomir Sekeras 65.09750
157   Karl Dykhuis 65.27650
158   Chris Campoli 65.40050
159   Andrew Ference 65.50375
160   Dustin Byfuglien 65.85700
161   Larry Murphy 65.85700
162   Aaron Ward 66.13743
163   Colin White 66.23086
164   Andy Sutton 66.25700
165   Johnny Oduya 66.25700
166   Fredrik Olausson 66.46300
167   Christian Backman 66.56000
168   Steve Duchesne 66.91550
169   Karlis Skrastins 67.10986
170   Bryan Marchment 67.17025
171   Francis Bouillon 67.42760
172   Willie Mitchell 67.60400
173   Daniel Tjarnqvist 67.67100
174   Alexander Edler 67.67300
175   Bryan Allen 67.92775
176   Matt Niskanen 68.12750
177   Patrick Traverse 68.27700
178   Cory Sarich 68.93938
179   Don Sweeney 70.57880
180   Darius Kasparaitis 70.63940
181   Jay McKee 70.97800
182   Rhett Warrener 71.15950
183   Chris Therien 71.48780
184   Steve Eminger 71.91300
185   Radoslav Suchy 72.09380
186   Nick Schultz 72.36000
187   Henrik Tallinder 73.07875
188   Kris Letang 73.12700
189   Anton Babchuk 73.12900
190   Christoph Schubert 73.27850
191   Bryce Salvador 73.46043
192   Denis Grebeshkov 73.58150
193   Brian Pothier 73.73300
194   Steve Montador 74.33700
195   Denis Gauthier 74.43400
196   Igor Kravchuk 75.09650
197   Brett Lebda 75.14500
198   Andreas Lilja 75.35125
199   Vitaly Vishnevski 75.48543
200   Dan Girardi 76.00550
201   Anton Volchenkov 76.03300
202   Bill Houlder 76.03300
203   Brendan Witt 76.30850
204   Chris Tamer 76.63900
205   Aki Berg 76.88120
206   Randy Jones 77.06600
207   Cam Barker 77.06800
208   Todd Simpson 77.09350
209   Ossi Vaananen 77.24480
210   Garry Galley 77.67400
211   Mike Komisarek 78.30550
212   Jassen Cullimore 79.02700
213   Cory Cross 79.49000
214   Aaron Miller 79.58900
215   Jeff Finger 79.64150
216   Mattias Timander 80.19500
217   Luke Richardson 80.29314
218   Murray Baron 80.33540
219   Tim Gleason 81.10400
220   Lukas Krajicek 81.30600
221   Cale Hulse 81.94150
222   Radek Martinek 82.01300
223   Brooks Orpik 82.21400
224   Shaone Morrisonn 82.47175
225   Shane O'Brien 82.61900
226   Sean Brown 83.12400
227   Erik Johnson 83.12800
228   Jamie Pushor 83.38075
229   Kyle Quincey 83.43100
230   Bob Boughner 84.74000
231   Dennis Seidenberg 84.94400
232   Darryl Shannon 85.24900
233   Jeff Finley 85.35025
234   Stan Neckar 85.88050
235   Shane Hnidy 86.03180
236   Niclas Wallin 86.03200
237   Darren Van Impe 86.91350
238   Scott Lachance 86.94100
239   Ian Moran 87.36600
240   Deron Quint 87.37000
241   Marc Bergevin 87.87100
242   Brad Ference 88.27500
243   James Patrick 88.42850
244   Jim Vandermeer 88.73150
245   Josef Melichar 89.08300
246   Ken Daneyko 89.13775
247   Milan Jurcina 89.68900
248   Nolan Pratt 89.97100
249   Eric Cairns 90.49700
250   Nolan Baumgartner 90.70300
251   James Wisniewski 91.00600
252   Ric Jackman 92.52100
253   Keith Yandle 92.82400
254   Petr Svoboda 92.82400
255   Mark Eaton 93.22400
256   Kevin Hatcher 93.73300
257   Garnet Exelby 94.53700
258   Carlo Colaiacovo 94.64200
259   Greg Hawgood 94.64200
260   Drew Doughty 95.55100
261   Jonathan Girard 95.85400
262   Rob Scuderi 96.15300
263   Igor Ulanov 96.15700
264   Jiri Fischer 97.06400
265   Sylvain Lefebvre 97.21550
266   Bryan Muir 97.36900
267   Dmitri Mironov 97.36900
268   Pavel Trnka 97.67000
269   Duvie Westcott 97.67200
270   Greg Zanon 98.27400
271   Jason Strudwick 98.37500
272   Petr Buzek 98.58100
273   Alexander Karpovtsev 99.33650
274   Jan Hejda 99.33650
275   Jeff Schultz 99.48800
276   Ivan Majesky 100.09400
277   Andrew Alberts 100.29400
278   Mike Mottau 100.54850
279   Kris Russell 100.70000
280   Josh Gorges 100.85150
281   Joel Kwiatkowski 101.00300
282   Dave Manson 101.45750
283   Kurt Sauer 101.60700
284   Jamie Rivers 102.51800
285   Kevin Dean 102.66950
286   Janne Laukkanen 103.12600
287   Mark Stuart 103.27550
288   Kent Huskins 104.94400
289   Jeff Norton 105.24700
290   Ben Clymer 105.55000
291   Hans Jonsson 105.69950
292   Dave Karpa 105.85100
293   Nathan Paetsch 106.45900
294   Jeff Jillson 106.76200
295   Tommy Albelin 107.06500
296   Marc Staal 107.51750
297   Petteri Nummelin 108.58000
298   Brad Bombardir 109.79000
299   Alexandre Picard 110.09500
300   Curtis Leschyshyn 110.39600
301   Steve McCarthy 111.61000
302   Brad Werenka 111.91300
303   Lance Pitlick 112.82000
304   Matt Greene 114.63800
305   Andrej Sekera 114.94300
306   Ladislav Benysek 115.24400
307   Bruno Gervais 115.24600
308   Steve Poapst 115.54700
309   Jeff Woywitka 116.76100
310   Marc Methot 117.06400
311   Nicklas Grossman 117.36500
312   Jean-Luc Grand-Pierre 117.51650
313   Douglas Murray 118.57700
314   Paul Laus 118.88200
315   Doug Janik 119.33450
316   Lance Ward 119.33450
317   Todd Gill 119.48800
318   Pascal Trepanier 119.79100
319   Richard Smehlik 120.09400
320   Ladislav Smid 120.69800
321   Joe DiPenta 121.30400
322   Jason Doig 121.30600
323   Lasse Kukkonen 121.30600
324   Rich Pilon 121.30600
325   Eric Messier 121.60900
326   Joe Reekie 122.21500
327   Rick Berry 122.51600
328   Dmitri Bykov 122.51800
329   Jason Marshall 123.42700
330   Jack Johnson 123.73000
331   Jarno Kultanen 123.73000
332   Kevin Dallman 123.73000
333   Kevin Haller 124.63900
334   Kevin Klein 127.36600
335   Wade Belak 127.97000
336   Peter Harrold 127.97200
337   Roman Polak 128.27500
338   Luke Schenn 128.57800
339   Adam Burt 129.18400
340   Christian Laflamme 130.39600
341   Scott Ferguson 130.69900
342   Matt Walker 131.00200
343   Todd Reirden 132.51700
344   Aaron Johnson 133.72900
345   David Hale 140.69800
346   Mike Lundin 143.42500
347   David Harlock 145.24300
348   Ole-Kristian Tollefsen 147.06100
349   Rob Davison 148.87900
350   Alex Henry 150.09100

 


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