The Top Ranked Hockey Defensemen of All-Time #'s 1-500

 

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The Top Ranked Hockey Defensemen of All-Time #'s 1-500

 

Defensemen #'s 1-500

Defensemen #'s 501-1,000

Defensemen #'s 1,001-1,500

 

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   Paul Coffey 2.15174
2   Bobby Orr 2.20655
3   Nicklas Lidstrom 3.51360
4   Ray Bourque 3.81262
5   Al MacInnis 4.18544
6   Denis Potvin 4.28471
7   Brian Leetch 4.35364
8   Sergei Gonchar 4.72094
9   Red Kelly 6.09567
10   Phil Housley 6.18732
11   Shea Weber 6.69816
12   Rob Blake 6.96681
13   Scott Niedermayer 7.87911
14   Larry Murphy 7.89077
15   Sergei Zubov 7.99464
16   Eddie Shore 8.05099
17   Dan Boyle 8.55681
18   Steve Duchesne 9.00614
19   Dustin Byfuglien 9.01786
20   Sandis Ozolinsh 9.12595
21   Chris Pronger 9.21264
22   Flash Hollett 9.52778
23   Gary Suter 9.65410
24   Larry Robinson 9.86214
25   Zdeno Chara 10.47289
26   Mark Streit 10.60030
27   Guy Lapointe 10.78618
28   King Clancy 10.84008
29   Brad Park 11.06693
30   Mathieu Schneider 11.58836
31   Kevin Hatcher 11.62372
32   Andrei Markov 11.75921
33   Reed Larson 11.78964
34   Doug Wilson 12.22978
35   Mark Howe 12.66188
36   Carol Vadnais 12.73974
37   Chris Chelios 13.45731
38   Dion Phaneuf 13.75404
39   Tomas Kaberle 13.78482
40   Brian Rafalski 14.33732
41   Keith Yandle 14.34200
42   Bryan McCabe 14.38271
43   Duncan Keith 14.55427
44   Bill Gadsby 14.59732
45   Borje Salming 14.82900
46   Doug Harvey 14.88468
47   Eric Desjardins 15.08362
48   Kimmo Timonen 15.17458
49   Roman Hamrlik 15.54985
50   Jeff Brown 15.83102
51   Brian Campbell 16.25055
52   Lubomir Visnovsky 16.28996
53   Scott Stevens 16.59821
54   Lionel Conacher 16.97561
55   Niklas Kronwall 17.03954
56   Robert Svehla 17.52682
57   Fredrik Olausson 17.60487
58   Paul Reinhart 17.75452
59   Teppo Numminen 17.96995
60   Dennis Wideman 18.00314
61   Marek Zidlicky 18.40126
62   Ron Greschner 18.55704
63   Wade Redden 18.69385
64   Darryl Sydor 19.09500
65   Pierre Pilote 19.30717
66   Ed Jovanovski 19.98771
67   Garry Galley 20.38524
68   Randy Carlyle 20.64306
69   Dave Babych 20.76000
70   Drew Doughty 21.00800
71   Hap Day 21.12125
72   Ryan Suter 21.40310
73   Georges Boucher 21.95450
74   Janne Niinimaa 22.80395
75   Calle Johansson 23.09514
76   Serge Savard 23.21776
77   Christian Ehrhoff 23.50367
78   James Patrick 23.58788
79   John-Michael Liles 23.69171
80   Adrian Aucoin 23.71982
81   Pavel Kubina 24.02320
82   Joe Corvo 24.41386
83   Jyrki Lumme 24.69662
84   Vladimir Malakhov 24.78014
85   Jay Bouwmeester 24.81711
86   Derek Morris 24.91680
87   Alexei Zhitnik 25.27921
88   Babe Pratt 25.48500
89   Oleg Tverdovsky 25.55139
90   P.K. Subban 25.64540
91   Mike Green 25.70500
92   Brent Seabrook 26.09223
93   Alex Goligoski 26.86650
94   Tim Horton 26.91153
95   Mattias Ohlund 26.91320
96   Dave Ellett 26.98970
97   Alex Pietrangelo 27.16040
98   Earl Seibert 27.41625
99   Zarley Zalapski 27.48643
100   Doug Mohns 27.87483
101   Mark Giordano 27.87650
102   Jocelyn Guevremont 27.90486
103   Al Iafrate 27.92524
104   Ron Stackhouse 27.96304
105   Patrice Brisebois 27.99825
106   Steve Chiasson 28.00716
107   Alexander Edler 28.19343
108   Sheldon Souray 28.20805
109   Jim McKenny 28.28000
110   Sylvain Cote 28.37950
111   Tom Poti 28.78267
112   Erik Karlsson 28.81275
113   Pat Stapleton 28.95002
114   J.C. Tremblay 29.12060
115   Craig Hartsburg 29.18950
116   Allan Stanley 29.20109
117   Rob Ramage 29.40706
118   Kenny Jonsson 30.07769
119   Tobias Enstrom 30.09850
120   Bob Dailey 30.14129
121   Bryan Berard 30.65400
122   Glen Wesley 31.01015
123   Matt Carle 31.48282
124   Jack Johnson 31.52643
125   Ian Turnbull 31.62743
126   Bill Quackenbush 31.67756
127   Jerry Korab 31.80591
128   Reijo Ruotsalainen 32.00840
129   Jaroslav Spacek 32.27600
130   Filip Kuba 32.82574
131   Bruce Driver 32.86913
132   Gary Bergman 33.12256
133   Brent Burns 33.28100
134   Dan McGillis 33.32868
135   Bob Murray 33.46729
136   Sylvio Mantha 33.53921
137   Baldy Northcott 33.54360
138   Kim Johnsson 33.59482
139   Doug Bodger 33.63093
140   Risto Siltanen 33.69345
141   Brad Stuart 33.86450
142   Dick Redmond 33.89271
143   Dave Manson 34.02034
144   Sami Salo 34.18271
145   Igor Kravchuk 34.47329
146   Joni Pitkanen 34.49200
147   Sean Hill 34.72040
148   John Carlson 35.15960
149   Derian Hatcher 35.27625
150   Mike O'Connell 35.84476
151   Gord Murphy 36.06735
152   Bill Houlder 36.57591
153   Dan Hamhuis 36.77184
154   Harry Cameron 36.83183
155   Michal Rozsival 37.30537
156   Kevin Bieksa 37.42100
157   Paul Mara 37.87893
158   Jeff Norton 38.30943
159   Albert Leduc 38.34365
160   Marcel Pronovost 38.54745
161   Eric Weinrich 38.54893
162   Fedor Tyutin 38.61804
163   Boris Mironov 38.63971
164   Sprague Cleghorn 38.68475
165   Stefan Persson 38.75514
166   Jaroslav Modry 38.85704
167   Tomas Jonsson 38.89943
168   Mario Marois 38.96766
169   Tom Gilbert 38.96836
170   Trevor Daley 39.14583
171   Pat Egan 39.20614
172   Doug Crossman 39.31433
173   Tom Kurvers 39.49150
174   Georges Mantha 39.68307
175   Charlie Huddy 39.83156
176   Francois Beauchemin 40.10214
177   James Wisniewski 40.37120
178   Oliver Ekman-Larsson 40.47825
179   Bret Hedican 40.58763
180   Jimmy Thomson 40.60980
181   Grant Ledyard 40.63929
182   Red Horner 40.71337
183   Mike McEwen 40.92233
184   Kevin Shattenkirk 41.31150
185   Harry Howell 41.33590
186   Jason York 41.43471
187   Jordan Leopold 41.52543
188   Jim Neilson 41.66627
189   Philippe Boucher 41.82560
190   Matt Niskanen 42.10020
191   Jacques Laperriere 42.13459
192   Gilles Marotte 42.18033
193   Bill White 42.20357
194   Moe Mantha 42.30267
195   Andrej Meszaros 42.52150
196   Eric Brewer 42.71312
197   Ott Heller 42.85254
198   Paul Martin 43.23071
199   Todd Gill 43.42321
200   Rod Seiling 43.46289
201   Chris Phillips 43.76329
202   Phil Russell 43.87150
203   Marty McSorley 43.93532
204   Robert Picard 43.94256
205   Jason Woolley 43.94660
206   Steve Smith 44.01702
207   Tom Bladon 44.13700
208   Dan Girardi 44.18182
209   Adam Foote 44.23211
210   Alex Smith 44.28639
211   Craig Rivet 44.44345
212   Dale Tallon 44.64200
213   Dave Maloney 44.74505
214   Stephane Quintal 44.78738
215   Randy Manery 44.82957
216   Stephane Robidas 45.02240
217   Ian White 45.19800
218   Kris Letang 45.21920
219   Behn Wilson 45.43367
220   Tom Johnson 45.47311
221   Joe Jerwa 45.50200
222   Anders Eriksson 45.72414
223   Dallas Smith 45.87097
224   Erik Johnson 46.00700
225   Dmitri Mironov 46.16860
226   Dmitry Yushkevich 46.34049
227   Ryan Whitney 46.38675
228   Jim Morrison 46.45473
229   Cody Franson 46.55240
230   Lyle Odelein 46.83716
231   Toni Lydman 46.97721
232   Ron Hainsey 47.32229
233   Michael Del Zotto 47.52200
234   Dennis Seidenberg 47.58543
235   Marcus Ragnarsson 48.01000
236   Leo Boivin 48.01338
237   Richard Smehlik 48.39343
238   Barry Gibbs 48.80237
239   Greg de Vries 48.82166
240   Michel Petit 48.82271
241   Uwe Krupp 48.91589
242   Doug Lidster 48.93011
243   Martin Skoula 49.03305
244   Tyler Myers 49.15820
245   Cam Fowler 49.21880
246   Richard Matvichuk 49.27233
247   Vladimir Konstantinov 49.38950
248   Steve Staios 49.56833
249   Jason Garrison 49.76420
250   Gordie Roberts 50.04486
251   Ryan McDonagh 50.32575
252   Jean Potvin 50.55771
253   Barclay Plager 50.61136
254   Darryl Shannon 50.65200
255   John Van Boxmeer 50.68567
256   Brad McCrimmon 50.79293
257   Brent Sopel 50.83186
258   Jean-Guy Talbot 50.87338
259   Red Dutton 50.94247
260   Marc-Edouard Vlasic 51.22010
261   Rick Lanz 51.54417
262   Don Sweeney 51.59774
263   Jiri Slegr 51.78420
264   Jamie Macoun 51.92080
265   Keith Carney 51.99091
266   Kevin McCarthy 52.09967
267   Ruslan Salei 52.12548
268   Chris Therien 52.15863
269   Gus Mortson 52.23158
270   Mark Hardy 52.42233
271   Barry Beck 52.47671
272   Ching Johnson 52.50367
273   Victor Hedman 52.73360
274   Ulf Samuelsson 53.10400
275   Brian Benning 53.17700
276   Nick Leddy 53.50725
277   Cy Wentworth 53.65900
278   Mike Rathje 53.71952
279   Rick Smith 53.79388
280   Ted Green 53.90514
281   Kevin Lowe 54.05507
282   Bob Murdoch 54.05769
283   Kyle McLaren 54.07829
284   Andrej Sekera 54.08600
285   Paul Cavallini 54.09754
286   Al Shields 54.12069
287   Petr Svoboda 54.33499
288   Shawn Chambers 54.61214
289   Keith Ballard 54.85743
290   Frantisek Kaberle 54.91520
291   Karl Dykhuis 54.98788
292   Dennis Kearns 55.20371
293   Jason Smith 55.20480
294   Brett Clark 55.29029
295   Justin Faulk 55.32525
296   Andy Greene 55.40000
297   Kris Russell 55.75250
298   Bert Corbeau 55.93943
299   Tommy Albelin 55.98225
300   Scott Hannan 56.03499
301   Mike Milbury 56.17524
302   Doug Young 56.40850
303   Niclas Havelid 56.45950
304   J.J. Daigneault 56.87327
305   Fern Flaman 56.88643
306   Curtis Leschyshyn 56.91583
307   Andrew Ference 56.93124
308   Braydon Coburn 57.01500
309   Zbynek Michalek 57.26155
310   Willie Huber 57.55557
311   Rod Langway 57.72365
312   Brad Maxwell 57.78360
313   Mike Ramsey 57.90813
314   Mathieu Dandenault 58.01729
315   Jimmy Roberts 58.02668
316   Jon Klemm 58.30550
317   Bob Goldham 58.49875
318   Norm Maciver 58.58250
319   Doug Halward 58.65220
320   Kent Douglas 59.01580
321   Leo Reise Sr. 59.15283
322   Ken Reardon 59.18650
323   Sean O'Donnell 59.20379
324   Dmitri Kalinin 59.33900
325   Johnny Oduya 59.40910
326   Andre Dupont 59.44081
327   Carl Brewer 59.50343
328   Ken Klee 59.61221
329   Marek Malik 59.89350
330   Bryan Marchment 59.92560
331   Barret Jackman 60.19066
332   Stewart Evans 60.19468
333   Hal Gill 60.21007
334   Cory Cross 60.22486
335   Kyle Quincey 60.44900
336   Viacheslav Fetisov 60.48267
337   Eddie Wares 60.53080
338   Sylvain Lefebvre 60.75757
339   Bill Brydge 60.97514
340   Moose Vasko 61.27018
341   Al Dewsbury 61.36000
342   Greg Smith 61.36014
343   Yves Racine 61.80340
344   Darius Kasparaitis 62.04086
345   Greg Hawgood 62.10640
346   Rostislav Klesla 62.38914
347   Robyn Regehr 62.41850
348   Mattias Norstrom 62.42175
349   Joe Cirella 62.50011
350   Jimmy Watson 62.71948
351   Art Coulter 62.92914
352   Arnie Brown 62.92978
353   Doug Jarrett 63.03543
354   Terry Carkner 63.16704
355   Adam Burt 63.36284
356   Tom Preissing 63.65775
357   Larry Hillman 63.73725
358   Glen Harmon 63.74643
359   Jan Hejda 64.39561
360   Kevin Klein 64.46686
361   Marc Staal 64.53950
362   Kevin Haller 64.60768
363   Lionel Hitchman 64.65839
364   Bobby Dollas 64.75260
365   Travis Hamonic 64.97480
366   Keith Brown 65.00071
367   Brian Engblom 65.15496
368   Nick Boynton 65.82320
369   Jack Crawford 65.93262
370   Pat Price 66.16943
371   Butch Bouchard 66.21014
372   Dave Lewis 66.49127
373   Gerald Diduck 66.82561
374   Rick Lapointe 66.93414
375   Willie Mitchell 67.11980
376   Nick Schultz 67.19011
377   Jamie Heward 67.44525
378   Jared Spurgeon 67.44525
379   Roman Josi 67.47300
380   Jim Schoenfeld 68.00717
381   Joe Watson 68.12453
382   Jim Benning 68.29333
383   Bryan Allen 68.31000
384   Dunc Munro 68.42800
385   Herb Drury 68.60675
386   Bill Hajt 68.61603
387   Francis Bouillon 68.68571
388   Jay Wells 68.69838
389   Tim Gleason 68.73382
390   Luke Schenn 68.93300
391   Brooks Orpik 68.94336
392   Darren Veitch 69.13600
393   Ted Harris 69.15914
394   Scott Lachance 69.18708
395   Bob Rouse 69.22250
396   Rhett Warrener 69.22900
397   Barry Wilkins 69.35820
398   Alexei Kasatonov 69.41880
399   Terry Harper 69.52238
400   Cale Hulse 69.57457
401   Bob Woytowich 69.71886
402   Warren Godfrey 69.74614
403   Cory Sarich 69.84350
404   Niklas Hjalmarsson 70.09450
405   Dana Murzyn 70.09877
406   Aaron Ward 70.11213
407   Carlo Colaiacovo 70.17225
408   Marty Burke 70.26925
409   David Shaw 70.37536
410   Dollard St. Laurent 70.40675
411   Mark Tinordi 70.53217
412   Leo Bourgeault 70.64229
413   Karlis Skrastins 70.65195
414   Henrik Tallinder 70.87314
415   Craig Ludwig 71.07940
416   Drake Berehowsky 71.23275
417   Al Sims 71.27720
418   Luke Richardson 71.81821
419   Alexander Karpovtsev 72.00440
420   Johnny Boychuk 72.06500
421   Leo Reise Jr. 72.06554
422   Alex Levinsky 72.08514
423   John McKinnon 72.08520
424   Colin White 72.22281
425   Steve Montador 72.42860
426   Chris Tamer 72.58073
427   Chris Campoli 72.59625
428   Randy Moller 72.79640
429   Danny Markov 72.82350
430   Justin Schultz 72.92700
431   Alexander Khavanov 72.97500
432   Joel Quenneville 72.98824
433   Joe Reekie 73.44438
434   Kjell Samuelsson 73.64125
435   Curt Giles 73.65492
436   Brad Lukowich 73.78100
437   Zach Bogosian 74.03550
438   Marc Bergevin 74.06743
439   Lee Fogolin Jr. 74.15533
440   Anton Stralman 74.18700
441   Bryce Salvador 74.21377
442   Craig Wolanin 74.32157
443   Jamie McBain 74.41425
444   Jay McKee 74.53143
445   Marc-Andre Bergeron 74.64400
446   Murray Baron 74.87876
447   Joe Cooper 74.89529
448   Jim Johnson 74.94397
449   Hal Laycoe 75.08629
450   Alexei Gusarov 75.13540
451   Jack Stewart 75.29263
452   Anton Volchenkov 75.37486
453   Jeff Beukeboom 75.38749
454   Bob Baun 75.44195
455   Dale Rolfe 75.49800
456   Art Duncan 75.52525
457   Gary Sargent 75.72725
458   Garth Butcher 75.85777
459   Steve Konroyd 75.86915
460   Brendan Witt 75.87667
461   Jeff Petry 76.08075
462   Carl Gunnarsson 76.18580
463   Doug Hicks 76.45750
464   Jassen Cullimore 76.67343
465   Jamie Pushor 77.23614
466   George Owen 77.33733
467   Dick Tarnstrom 77.57300
468   Bob Boughner 77.72000
469   Todd Simpson 77.97250
470   Billy Stuart 78.05857
471   Brad Shaw 78.16540
472   Darren Van Impe 78.20175
473   Rick Green 78.29260
474   Dennis O'Brien 78.30386
475   Ken Daneyko 78.48105
476   Josh Gorges 78.57850
477   Ed Van Impe 78.58897
478   Dave Burrows 78.71227
479   Bucko McDonald 78.80959
480   Joe Simpson 78.85220
481   Dmitry Kulikov 79.03500
482   Gary Nylund 79.11186
483   Rob Scuderi 79.37568
484   Randy Ladouceur 79.40101
485   Gerry Hart 79.56523
486   Andy Delmore 79.59300
487   Mark Stuart 79.68950
488   Jeff Finley 79.70343
489   Paul Baxter 79.78140
490   Dougie Hamilton 79.89600
491   Larry Cahan 80.42398
492   Craig Muni 80.51104
493   Richie Dunn 80.69040
494   Mike Van Ryn 80.80500
495   Bert Marshall 80.84886
496   Brad Marsh 80.89501
497   Yannick Tremblay 81.00700
498   Aki Berg 81.05300
499   Shane O'Brien 81.20450
500   Clarence Abel 81.30500

 


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