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Welcome, fantasy hockey fans. Below you'll find the top ranked NHL defensemen for today, January 12th, 2019.

Each day, we'll bring you projections for all NHL defensemen. We update our rankings and projections throughout the day as lineups and scratches are announced, so be sure to check back closer to game time for refined rankings.

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Fantasy Hockey Daily Defensemen Rankings - January 12th, 2019

Rank Name Team Opponent Home/Away FD$ DK$ Y!$
1 Brent Burns SJ OTT Home 7600 6400 29
2 Erik Karlsson SJ OTT Home 7800 6200 25
3 Kris Letang PIT LA Away 7100 6100 26
4 Morgan Rielly TOR BOS Home 6300 6300 25
5 Nate Schmidt VEG CHI Away 4600 5500 18
6 Victor Hedman TB BUF Away 6500 5900 24
7 Michal Kempny WAS CBJ Home 4100 4600 17
8 John Carlson WAS CBJ Home 6300 6000 26
9 Tyson Barrie COL MON Away 5800 5100 21
10 John Klingberg DAL STL Home 6100 5800 22
11 Seth Jones CBJ WAS Away 5800 5700 22
12 Jared Spurgeon MIN DET Home 5300 5300 17
13 Shea Weber MON COL Home 5300 5200 20
14 Jake Gardiner TOR BOS Home 4400 4500 17
15 Brian Dumoulin PIT LA Away 3900 3800 15
16 Colton Parayko STL DAL Away 4200 4500 17
17 Torey Krug BOS TOR Away 6400 5600 20
18 Anton Stralman (Q) TB BUF Away 3900 4000 15
19 Ryan Pulock NYI NYR Home 4400 5600 17
20 Rasmus Ristolainen BUF TB Home 5200 5100 17
21 Alex Pietrangelo STL DAL Away 5200 5100 18
22 Johnny Boychuk NYI NYR Home 4100 4700 17
23 Ryan Suter MIN DET Home 4400 4300 15
24 Jeff Petry MON COL Home 5000 5300 17
25 Erik Johnson COL MON Away 4300 3800 14
26 Ryan McDonagh TB BUF Away 4600 4500 19
27 Jake Muzzin LA PIT Home 4200 4400 17
28 Darnell Nurse EDM ARI Home 4700 5200 17
29 Erik Cernak TB BUF Away 3600 2700 12
30 Scott Mayfield NYI NYR Home 3700 4300 15
31 Erik Gustafsson CHI VEG Home 4900 4700 18
32 Brayden McNabb VEG CHI Away 3500 3900 16
33 Brenden Dillon SJ OTT Home 3600 2500 13
34 Carl Gunnarsson (Q) STL DAL Away 3500 2600 11
35 Neal Pionk (Q) NYR NYI Away 4300 4800 13
36 Lawrence Pilut BUF TB Home 3500 3100 15
37 Esa Lindell DAL STL Home 4300 4100 14
38 Olli Maatta PIT LA Away 3800 3400 13
39 Rasmus Dahlin BUF TB Home 4300 3700 13
40 Kevan Miller BOS TOR Away 3500 2900 12
41 Zach Werenski CBJ WAS Away 5500 4800 18
42 Shea Theodore VEG CHI Away 4300 4000 14
43 Drew Doughty LA PIT Home 5800 4900 17
44 Miro Heiskanen DAL STL Home 4600 4400 16
45 Ron Hainsey TOR BOS Home 3800 3100 14
46 Radko Gudas PHI NJ Away 3700 4100 13
47 Kris Russell EDM ARI Home 3700 3500 13
48 Andy Greene NJ PHI Home 3800 4600 13
49 Dan Girardi TB BUF Away 3600 3400 14
50 Alec Martinez LA PIT Home 3500 4100 17
51 Dylan DeMelo OTT SJ Away 3700 3400 14
52 Marcus Pettersson PIT LA Away 3500 3200 14
53 Matt Niskanen WAS CBJ Home 3800 4100 13
54 Duncan Keith (P) CHI VEG Home 4500 4100 16
55 Brett Kulak MON COL Home 3600 3100 10
56 Jonas Siegenthaler WAS CBJ Home 3500 2500 12
57 Ian Cole COL MON Away 3500 3600 11
58 Jordie Benn MON COL Home 3900 3300 13
59 Christian Folin PHI NJ Away 3500 3000 11
60 Taylor Fedun DAL STL Home 3500 3500 10
61 Zdeno Chara BOS TOR Away 3700 3100 12
62 Brent Seabrook (P) CHI VEG Home 4200 4400 14
63 Jakob Chychrun ARI EDM Away 3600 4400 17
64 Shayne Gostisbehere PHI NJ Away 5300 5300 16
65 Oliver Ekman-Larsson ARI EDM Away 4900 4600 14
66 Zach Bogosian BUF TB Home 3600 3200 12
67 Kevin Shattenkirk NYR NYI Away 4300 4400 18
68 Jake McCabe BUF TB Home 3500 3400 12
69 David Savard CBJ WAS Away 3600 2700 10
70 Travis Sanheim PHI NJ Away 3800 3800 10
71 Christian Wolanin OTT SJ Away 3600 3200 13
72 Jordan Oesterle ARI EDM Away 3700 3400 14
73 Kevin Connauton (Q) ARI EDM Away 3500 3300 11
74 Will Butcher NJ PHI Home 3700 3700 11
75 Deryk Engelland VEG CHI Away 3600 3300 12
76 Victor Mete MON COL Home 3500 2500 10
77 Matt Grzelcyk BOS TOR Away 3500 2700 12
78 Nick Leddy NYI NYR Home 4300 4500 18
79 Niklas Kronwall DET MIN Away 4000 2800 11
80 Braydon Coburn TB BUF Away 3600 2900 10
81 Adam Pelech NYI NYR Home 3600 3500 11
82 Nikita Zaitsev TOR BOS Home 3600 3000 10
83 Brady Skjei NYR NYI Away 3700 4000 11
84 Robert Bortuzzo STL DAL Away 3500 2700 11
85 Tim Heed SJ OTT Home 3500 3000 13
86 Robert Hagg PHI NJ Away 3600 3400 10
87 Niklas Hjalmarsson ARI EDM Away 3500 3000 10
88 Sami Vatanen NJ PHI Home 4500 4900 11
89 Samuel Girard COL MON Away 3600 3100 10
90 Jack Johnson PIT LA Away 3600 3100 13
91 John Moore BOS TOR Away 3500 3000 12
92 Patrik Nemeth COL MON Away 3500 2500 10
93 Joel Edmundson STL DAL Away 3600 3100 11
94 Jonas Brodin MIN DET Home 3700 4200 10
95 Fredrik Claesson (Q) NYR NYI Away 3500 2900 10
96 Brooks Orpik WAS CBJ Home 3500 2500 10
97 Brandon Carlo BOS TOR Away 3700 2500 10
98 Roman Polak DAL STL Home 3500 2800 10
99 Filip Hronek DET MIN Away 3500 3500 10
100 Nick Holden VEG CHI Away 3500 3200 12
101 Damon Severson NJ PHI Home 3600 4400 10
102 Ivan Provorov PHI NJ Away 4300 4900 10
103 Adam Larsson EDM ARI Home 3800 3100 10
104 Jamie Oleksiak PIT LA Away 3500 2500 18
105 Ben Lovejoy NJ PHI Home 3500 3600 10
106 Jon Merrill VEG CHI Away 3500 2700 11
107 Marc Staal NYR NYI Away 3500 3100 10
108 Marco Scandella BUF TB Home 3700 2800 10
109 Joakim Ryan SJ OTT Home 3500 2500 10
110 Nick Seeler MIN DET Home 3500 2500 10
111 Maxime Lajoie OTT SJ Away 3500 3900 10
112 Markus Nutivaara CBJ WAS Away 3500 2500 10
113 Travis Dermott TOR BOS Home 3700 3100 10
114 Matt Benning EDM ARI Home 3500 2500 10
115 Derek Forbort LA PIT Home 3600 2800 10
116 Nick Jensen DET MIN Away 3500 2700 10
117 Dmitry Orlov (Q) WAS CBJ Home 3600 2900 10
118 Cody Ceci OTT SJ Away 3900 3800 12
119 Karl Alzner MON COL Home 3500 2500 10
120 Jay Bouwmeester STL DAL Away 3700 2800 11
121 Kevin Gravel EDM ARI Home 3500 2500 10
122 Adam McQuaid NYR NYI Away 3500 2600 10
123 Igor Ozhiganov TOR BOS Home 3600 2500 10
124 Dennis Cholowski DET MIN Away 3600 3000 10
125 Jonathan Ericsson DET MIN Away 3500 2500 10
126 Mark Borowiecki OTT SJ Away 3500 2500 10
127 Brandon Davidson CHI VEG Home 3500 2500 10
128 Christian Jaros OTT SJ Away 3500 2500 10
129 Brad Hunt VEG CHI Away 3500 4200 15
130 Justin Braun (Q) SJ OTT Home 3500 3300 14
131 Nate Prosser MIN DET Home 3500 2500 10
132 Greg Pateryn MIN DET Home 3500 2500 10
133 Alex Goligoski ARI EDM Away 3800 3800 12
134 Oscar Fantenberg LA PIT Home 3500 2500 10
135 Steve Santini NJ PHI Home 3500 2800 10
136 Charlie McAvoy (P) BOS TOR Away 4300 3900 16
137 Mike Green DET MIN Away 4300 4600 17
138 Mikhail Sergachev TB BUF Away 3800 3800 17
139 Anthony Deangelo NYR NYI Away 3500 3900 10
140 Luke Witkowski DET MIN Away 3000 2500 10
141 Ben Harpur (Q) OTT SJ Away 3500 2500 10
142 Madison Bowey WAS CBJ Home 3500 2500 10
143 Juuso Riikola PIT LA Away 3500 2500 10
144 Vince Dunn (Q) STL DAL Away 3600 3500 18
145 Connor Carrick DAL STL Home 3500 2800 10
146 Henri Jokiharju CHI VEG Home 3500 2700 10
147 Julius Honka DAL STL Home 3500 2500 10
148 Nathan Beaulieu BUF TB Home 3500 2600 10
149 Mike Reilly MON COL Home 3600 2700 10
150 Scott Harrington CBJ WAS Away 3500 2500 10

 

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