NHL Network experts chose the top 20 defensemen, and the LA Kings Norris Trophy-winning defenseman made it in the Top 3 ahead of the 2016-17 season.
No. 3: Drew Doughty
Video: Drew Doughty is named No. 3 on the list
Doughty has anchored the Kings blueline since he was drafted No. 2 overall in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft.
Since then, he's racked up an impressive resume, including being named the 2016 Norris Trophy winner, twice winning the Stanley Cup (2012, 2014), two Gold Medals with the Canadian Olympian team (2010, 2014), and a Gold Medal with Team Canada at the 2016 World Cup.
In his spare time, Doughty has also scored 92 goals and added 270 assists in his 688 NHL career games.