Here are ASL's top-40 D rankings to help you with your start/sit decisions.

Other position ranks are: Top-25 Gs Top-40 Ws Top-25 Cs

These rankings were updated as of 6:02 PM ET.

Rank Player Match
1 Kris Letang Pit @ NYR
2 Mark Giordano Cgy @ Det
3 Tyson Barrie CBJ vs sj
4 Alexander Edler Van @ Ott
5 John Klingberg Dal vs NJ
6 Neal Pionk NYR vs Pit
7 Jakob Chychrun Ari vs Edm
8 Oliver Ekman-Larsson Ari vs Edm
9 Darnell Nurse Edm @ Ari
10 Esa Lindell Dal vs NJ
11 Noah Hanifin Cgy @ Det
12 Tony DeAngelo NYR vs Pit
13 Travis Hamonic Cgy @ Det
14 Erik Johnson CBJ vs sj
15 Sami Vatanen NJ @ Dal
16 Olli Maatta Pit @ NYR
17 Miro Heiskanen Dal vs NJ
18 Brian Dumoulin Pit @ NYR
19 Brady Skjei NYR vs Pit
20 Kevin Shattenkirk NYR vs Pit

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Rank Player Match
21 Andy Greene NJ @ Dal
22 Damon Severson NJ @ Dal
23 Brendan Smith NYR vs Pit
24 Cody Ceci Ott vs Van
25 Alex Goligoski Ari vs Edm
26 Ian Cole CBJ vs sj
27 Maxime Lajoie Ott vs Van
28 Jack Johnson Pit @ NYR
29 Ben Hutton Van @ Ott
30 Alex Biega Van @ Ott
31 Marc Staal NYR vs Pit
32 Filip Hronek Det vs Cgy
33 Caleb Jones Edm @ Ari
34 Niklas Kronwall Det vs Cgy
35 Will Butcher NJ @ Dal
36 Chris Tanev Van @ Ott
37 T.J. Brodie Cgy @ Det
38 Stefan Elliott Ott vs Van
39 Michael Del Zotto Van @ Ott
40 Dylan DeMelo Ott vs Van

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