Top 200 Overall Fantasy Hockey Rankings

Matt Cubeta, Pete Jensen, Matt Sitkoff, Chris Foster rank top 200 fantasy players

Monday, 08.26.2013 / 12:00 PM
NHL.com Fantasy Hockey Staff

Below is a list of NHL.com's top 200 overall fantasy hockey player rankings, as determined by fantasy experts Matt Cubeta, Pete Jensen, Matt Sitkoff and Chris Foster.

Past statistics, potential linemates, injuries and much more are taken into account in producing these rankings, but these projections should be viewed as our experts' opinionated projections of the most valuable players in the League from a fantasy standpoint. Some of our experts value a workhorse goalie over one who will split time with his backup; others prefer a skater who is elite in a few categories to one who is solid in all six.

When it's all said and done, though, these rankings take each expert's stance into account, providing you with a big-picture view of each player's impending fantasy value.

These rankings project value in standard fantasy hockey leagues, which include a 6x4 category scoring system: goals, assists, plus-minus, power-play points, shots on goal, penalty minutes, goalie wins, goals-against-average, save percentage and shutouts.

So, whether you're searching for a goal-scorer, distributor, power-play anchor, PIMs producer or a top-tier netminder, our top 200 rankings will give you an edge in your upcoming fantasy hockey draft. For clarification on the top-50 overall rankings, check out Cubeta's in-depth assessment.

HOW WE DEVISED OUR RANKINGS

NHL.com's four fantasy experts first put together a pool of what they believed were the top 300 fantasy players. Once this pool was created, each analyst went their separate ways and individually ranked those 300 players. We have published 200 of them for you to view. Therefore, because composite rankings are determined by averages, numbers higher than 200 appear in some cases when sorting the individual rankings.

Lastly, NHL.com's placement of a given player within the overall top 200 rankings may differ from our sets of positional rankings (to be released starting the week of September 2) because the overall rankings take into account each expert's respective selections. Fantasy insiders submitted their overall rankings on Wednesday, August 21.

Note: Positions determined using a combination of last season's Yahoo! Fantasy Hockey position assignments and NHL.com's 30 in 30 lineup projections.

TOP 200 OVERALL FANTASY RANKINGS

1. Sidney Crosby, C

2. Steven Stamkos, C

3. Alex Ovechkin, RW

4. Evgeni Malkin, C

5. John Tavares, C

6. Henrik Lundqvist, G

7. Jonathan Quick, G

8. Jonathan Toews, C

9. Claude Giroux, C

10. Patrick Kane, RW

11. Corey Perry, RW

12. Erik Karlsson, D

13. P.K. Subban, D

14. Eric Staal, C

15. Tuukka Rask, G

16. Phil Kessel, RW

17. Henrik Zetterberg, LW

18. Pavel Datsyuk, C

19. Ryan Getzlaf, C

20. Rick Nash, LW

21. Taylor Hall, LW

22. Martin St. Louis, RW

23. Kris Letang, D

24. Chris Kunitz, LW

25. Nicklas Backstrom, C

26. James Neal, LW

27. Henrik Sedin, C

28. Anze Kopitar, C

29. Daniel Sedin, LW

30. Zach Parise, LW

31. Jason Spezza, C

32. Pekka Rinne, G

33. Tyler Seguin, C

34. Bobby Ryan, RW

35. Shea Weber, D

36. Alexander Semin, RW

37. Jimmy Howard, G

38. Sergei Bobrovsky, G

39. Antti Niemi, G

40. Logan Couture, C

41. Matt Duchene, C

42. Jamie Benn, LW

43. Carey Price, G

44. Marian Hossa, RW

45. Patrick Sharp, LW

46. Corey Crawford, G

47. Max Pacioretty, LW

48. Ryan Suter, D

49. Matt Moulson, LW

50. Derek Stepan, C

51. Jakub Voracek, RW

52. Dustin Byfuglien, D

53. Craig Anderson, G

54. Roberto Luongo, G

55. Thomas Vanek, LW

56. Evander Kane, LW

57. Marian Gaborik, RW

58. Joffrey Lupul, LW

59. Patrice Bergeron, C

60. Marc-Andre Fleury, G

61. Mike Ribeiro, C

62. Andrew Ladd, LW

63. Joe Thornton, C

64. Keith Yandle, D

65. Nazem Kadri, C

66. Jordan Eberle, RW

67. Patrick Marleau, LW

68. David Backes, C

69. Mikko Koivu, C

70. Loui Eriksson, RW

71. PA Parenteau, RW

72. Mike Grenn, D

73. Jarome Iginla, RW

74. Mike Smith, G

75. Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, C

76. Alex Pietrangelo, D

77. Brad Marchand, LW

78. Pascal Dupuis, RW

79. Johan Franzen, LW

80. Nail Yakupov, RW

81. Braden Holtby, G

82. Zdeno Chara, D

83. James van Riemsdyk, LW

84. Jonathan Huberdeau, C

85. Joe Pavelski, RW

86. Drew Doughty, D

87. Dion Phaneuf, D

88. Wayne Simmonds, RW

89. Gabriel Landeskog, LW

90. Blake Wheeler, RW

91. Jason Pominville, RW

92. Duncan Keith, D

93. Dustin Brown, LW

94. Scott Hartnell, LW

95. Vincent Lecavalier, C

96. Oliver Ekman-Larsson, D

97. David Krejci, C

98. Chris Stewart, RW

99. Ryan Kesler, C

100. Jonas Hiller, G

101. Jeff Carter, LW

102. Milan Lucic, LW

103. Alexandre Burrows, RW

104. Sam Gagner, C

105. Patrik Elias, LW

106. Jiri Tlusty, LW

107. Niklas Kronwall, D

108. Cam Ward, G

109. Kari Lehtonen, G

110. Mike Richards, C

111. Cory Schneider, G

112. Kevin Shattenkirk, D

113. Ryan Miller, G

114. Justin Williams, RW

115. Brian Campbell, D

116. James Reimer, G

117. Niklas Backstrom, G

118. Tomas Plekanec, C

119. Justin Schultz, D

120. Jaroslav Halak, G

121. Jeff Skinner, RW

122. Cody Hodgson, C

123. Brent Burns, RW

124. Ryan Callahan, RW

125. Stephen Weiss, C

126. Teddy Purcell, LRW

127. David Perron, LW

128. Slava Voynov, D

129. Nathan MacKinnon, C

130. Kyle Turris, C

131. T.J. Oshie, RW

132. Jaromir Jagr, RW

133. Dan Boyle, D

134. Brayden Schenn, LW

135. Tobias Enstrom, D

136. David Clarkson, RW

137. Radim Vrbata, RW

138. Brad Richards, C

139. Devan Dubnyk, G

140. Vladimir Tarasenko, RW

141. Andrei Markov, D

142. Alexander Edler, D

143. Alex Galchenyuk, LW

144. Tyler Ennis, C

145. Derick Brassard, C

146. Ray Whitney, LW

147. Tomas Fleischmann, LW

148. Daniel Alfredsson, RW

149. Mark Streit, D

150. Jonathan Bernier, G

151. Troy Brouwer, RW

152. Jordan Staal, C

153. Brandon Saad, LW

154. Ondrej Pavelec, G

155. Evgeni Nabokov, G

156. Milan Michalek, LW

157. Brendan Gallagher, RW

158. Viktor Fasth, G

159. John Carlson, D

160. Jonathan Drouin, LW

161. Ben Bishop, G

162. Jakob Silfverberg,

163. Brian Elliott, G

164. Ryan O'Reilly, LW

165. Bryan Little, C

166. Teemu Selanne, RW

167. Mikkel Boedker, LW

168. Cam Atkinson, RW

169. Martin Brodeur, G

170. Michael Ryder, RW

171. Shane Doan, RW

172. Jack Johnson, D

173. Tyler Bozak, C

174. Cody Franson, D

175. Alexander Steen, LW

176. Sergei Gonchar, D

177. Dany Heatley, RW

178. Kimmo Timonen, D

179. Michael Del Zotto, D

180. David Desharnais, C

181. Brandon Dubinsky, C

182. Derek Roy, C

183. Alex Goligoski, D

184. Ray Emery, G

185. Colin Wilson, LW

186. Paul Stastny, C

187. Lubomir Visnovsky, D

188. Christian Ehrhoff, D

189. Damien Brunner, RW (UFA)

190. Semyon Varlamov, G

191. Valtteri Filppula, C

192. Victor Hedman, D

193. Travis Zajac, C

194. Mike Cammalleri, LW

195. Justin Faulk, D

196. Ryan McDonagh

197. Francois Beauchemin, D

198. James Wisniewski, D

199. Patrick Wiercioch, D

200. Devin Setoguchi, RW

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