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Daily NHL Defensemen Rankings and Projections for January 8th, 2019


Welcome, fantasy hockey fans. Below you'll find the top ranked NHL defensemen for today, January 8th, 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 8th, 2019

Rank Name Team Opponent Home/Away FD$ DK$ Y!$
1 Kris Letang PIT FLA Home 7100 6200 26
2 Erik Karlsson SJ EDM Home 7600 5800 24
3 John Carlson WAS PHI Home 6300 6100 26
4 Brent Burns SJ EDM Home 7600 6300 28
5 Victor Hedman TB CBJ Home 6500 5900 24
6 Nate Schmidt VEG NYR Home 4600 5400 18
7 Michal Kempny WAS PHI Home 4100 4900 18
8 Shea Weber (P) MON DET Away 5400 5600 22
9 Seth Jones CBJ TB Away 6000 5700 22
10 Tyson Barrie COL WPG Away 5600 5100 21
11 Josh Morrissey WPG COL Home 4400 5200 17
12 John Klingberg DAL STL Away 6100 5700 22
13 Jacob Trouba WPG COL Home 4700 4600 18
14 Jared Spurgeon MIN BOS Away 5200 5200 18
15 Colton Parayko STL DAL Home 4200 4500 18
16 Brian Dumoulin PIT FLA Home 3900 3700 14
17 Torey Krug BOS MIN Home 6300 5500 20
18 Anton Stralman TB CBJ Home 3900 4100 16
19 Ryan Pulock NYI CAR Home 4400 4900 17
20 Ryan Murray CBJ TB Away 3700 3900 14
21 Alex Pietrangelo STL DAL Home 5200 5100 18
22 Rasmus Ristolainen BUF NJ Home 5200 5100 17
23 Ryan McDonagh TB CBJ Home 4900 4500 19
24 Justin Faulk CAR NYI Away 4600 4600 17
25 Brett Pesce CAR NYI Away 3800 3800 15
26 Ryan Suter MIN BOS Away 4600 4700 17
27 Jeff Petry MON DET Away 5000 5600 18
28 Keith Yandle FLA PIT Away 5600 5300 20
29 Kevan Miller BOS MIN Home 3500 3200 13
30 Neal Pionk NYR VEG Away 4500 4400 13
31 Johnny Boychuk NYI CAR Home 4200 4200 17
32 Mikhail Sergachev TB CBJ Home 3600 3700 15
33 Esa Lindell DAL STL Away 4300 4100 16
34 Calvin De Haan CAR NYI Away 3500 3400 13
35 Zach Werenski CBJ TB Away 5400 4900 18
36 Brayden McNabb VEG NYR Home 3500 3600 16
37 Kris Russell EDM SJ Away 3800 3400 16
38 Darnell Nurse EDM SJ Away 4400 5000 17
39 Scott Mayfield NYI CAR Home 3700 3800 15
40 Lawrence Pilut BUF NJ Home 3500 2500 13
41 Rasmus Dahlin BUF NJ Home 4300 3600 12
42 Miro Heiskanen DAL STL Away 4600 4400 16
43 Olli Maatta PIT FLA Home 3800 3700 13
44 Andy Greene NJ BUF Away 3800 4300 14
45 Shea Theodore VEG NYR Home 4300 4200 14
46 Brett Kulak MON DET Away 3600 2900 11
47 Aaron Ekblad FLA PIT Away 4300 3800 17
48 Matt Niskanen WAS PHI Home 3800 4500 15
49 Radko Gudas PHI WAS Away 3700 3400 12
50 Tyler Myers WPG COL Home 3700 3600 16
51 Vince Dunn STL DAL Home 3600 3600 18
52 Erik Johnson COL WPG Away 4300 3800 12
53 Brenden Dillon SJ EDM Home 3600 2500 13
54 Taylor Fedun DAL STL Away 3500 3600 10
55 Dan Girardi TB CBJ Home 3800 3300 15
56 Christian Folin PHI WAS Away 3500 2500 11
57 Travis Sanheim PHI WAS Away 3800 3300 12
58 Ian Cole COL WPG Away 3500 3600 11
59 Jordie Benn MON DET Away 3800 3400 14
60 Zdeno Chara BOS MIN Home 3700 3400 12
61 Carl Gunnarsson STL DAL Home 3500 2500 10
62 David Savard CBJ TB Away 3600 2900 11
63 Jake McCabe BUF NJ Home 3500 3200 10
64 Victor Mete MON DET Away 3500 2600 11
65 Jonas Siegenthaler WAS PHI Home 3500 2500 11
66 Shayne Gostisbehere PHI WAS Away 5300 4800 17
67 Will Butcher NJ BUF Away 3900 3400 14
68 Zach Bogosian BUF NJ Home 3600 3100 11
69 Robert Hagg PHI WAS Away 3600 3200 10
70 Marcus Pettersson PIT FLA Home 3500 2900 12
71 Jaccob Slavin CAR NYI Away 3900 4300 17
72 Niklas Kronwall DET MON Home 4300 2900 11
73 Sami Vatanen NJ BUF Away 4500 4400 14
74 Adam Larsson EDM SJ Away 3800 3200 12
75 Matt Grzelcyk BOS MIN Home 3500 2600 13
76 Devon Toews NYI CAR Home 3500 2900 16
77 Adam Pelech NYI CAR Home 3600 2900 11
78 Jamie Oleksiak PIT FLA Home 3500 2800 18
79 Robert Bortuzzo STL DAL Home 3500 2800 11
80 Brady Skjei NYR VEG Away 3700 3800 10
81 Kevin Shattenkirk NYR VEG Away 4300 3500 18
82 Ben Chiarot WPG COL Home 3500 3000 11
83 Braydon Coburn (P) TB CBJ Home 3600 2900 10
84 Brandon Carlo BOS MIN Home 3700 2500 10
85 Deryk Engelland VEG NYR Home 3600 3400 12
86 Samuel Girard COL WPG Away 3600 3100 10
87 Patrik Nemeth COL WPG Away 3500 2600 11
88 Nick Leddy NYI CAR Home 4300 3500 18
89 Ryan Graves COL WPG Away 2500 14
90 Roman Polak DAL STL Away 3500 2800 10
91 Ivan Provorov PHI WAS Away 4300 4300 12
92 John Moore BOS MIN Home 3500 2800 10
93 Mike Reilly MON DET Away 3600 3000 10
94 Filip Hronek DET MON Home 3500 3600 10
95 Jonas Brodin MIN BOS Away 3700 4500 10
96 Damon Severson NJ BUF Away 3600 3700 11
97 Jack Johnson PIT FLA Home 3600 3400 12
98 Marc Staal NYR VEG Away 3500 3000 10
99 Brooks Orpik WAS PHI Home 3500 2600 11
100 Ben Lovejoy NJ BUF Away 3500 3000 11
101 Tim Heed SJ EDM Home 3500 3300 13
102 Fredrik Claesson NYR VEG Away 3500 2500 10
103 Caleb Jones EDM SJ Away 3500 2900 12
104 Marco Scandella BUF NJ Home 3700 2700 10
105 Nick Holden VEG NYR Home 3500 3300 12
106 Joakim Ryan SJ EDM Home 3500 2500 11
107 Jon Merrill VEG NYR Home 3500 2600 11
108 Dennis Cholowski DET MON Home 3600 3300 10
109 Michael Matheson FLA PIT Away 3800 4100 12
110 Dmitry Orlov WAS PHI Home 3700 3000 10
111 Nick Seeler MIN BOS Away 3500 2600 10
112 David Schlemko MON DET Away 3500 3200 11
113 Markus Nutivaara CBJ TB Away 3500 2500 10
114 Mark Pysyk FLA PIT Away 3500 2500 10
115 MacKenzie Weegar FLA PIT Away 3500 2600 10
116 Nick Jensen DET MON Home 3500 2700 10
117 Adam McQuaid NYR VEG Away 3500 2600 10
118 Dougie Hamilton CAR NYI Away 4900 4700 19
119 Kevin Gravel EDM SJ Away 3500 2500 10
120 Jay Bouwmeester STL DAL Home 3700 2800 12
121 Jonathan Ericsson DET MON Home 3500 2600 10
122 Steve Santini NJ BUF Away 3500 2500 10
123 Nate Prosser MIN BOS Away 3500 2500 10
124 Trevor Van Riemsdyk CAR NYI Away 3600 2500 10
125 Greg Pateryn MIN BOS Away 3500 2700 10
126 Joel Edmundson STL DAL Home 3600 3100 11
127 Brad Hunt VEG NYR Home 3500 4400 15
128 Justin Braun (Q) SJ EDM Home 3500 3400 12
129 Joe Morrow WPG COL Home 3500 2500 10
130 Luke Witkowski DET MON Home 3000 2500 10
131 Dmitry Kulikov WPG COL Home 3500 2500 10
132 Erik Cernak TB CBJ Home 3600 2800 12
133 Marc-Edouard Vlasic (Q) SJ EDM Home 3800 3400 13
134 Anthony Deangelo NYR VEG Away 3500 3400 10
135 Slater Koekkoek TB CBJ Home 3500 2500
136 Alex Petrovic EDM SJ Away 3500 2800 10
137 Bogdan Kiselevich FLA PIT Away 3500 2500 10
138 Connor Carrick DAL STL Away 3500 2900 10
139 Madison Bowey WAS PHI Home 3500 2700 10
140 Dean Kukan CBJ TB Away 3500 2500 10
141 Karl Alzner MON DET Away 3500 2500 10
142 Juuso Riikola PIT FLA Home 3500 2500 10
143 Nathan Beaulieu BUF NJ Home 3500 2500 10
144 Julius Honka DAL STL Away 3500 2500 10
145 Scott Harrington (Q) CBJ TB Away 3500 2500 10
146 Brendan Smith NYR VEG Away 3500 2500 10
147 Mirco Mueller NJ BUF Away 3500 2500 10
148 Steven Kampfer BOS MIN Home 3500 2500 10
149 Matt Benning (Q) EDM SJ Away 3500 2500 10
150 Nikita Zadorov (Q) COL WPG Away 3500 2500 10

 

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