NHL unveils ranking for the league's Top 20 defensemen.  

NHL unveils ranking for the league's Top 20 defensemen.

The National Hockey League has published a list of what it believes are the Top 20 defensemen, do you agree?

Jonathan Larivee

The National Hockey League and the NHL Network have once again begun to put out their Top 20 player rankings, and the latest focuses on the Top 20 defensemen in the National Hockey League.

On Sunday night, the NHL Network published its full Top 20 list and as is almost always the case the list has already sparked plenty of discussion. As usual, there is widespread disagreement about the names on the list, those who were snubbed, and even the placement of certain players on that list.

These lists are of course meant to spark these discussions, so in that regard its been mission accomplished. Here is the NHL Network's full list of the top 20 defensemen, and you are of course more than welcome to express your disagreement in the comments.

1. Cale Makar
2. Adam Fox
3. Miro Heiskanen
4. Victor Hedman
5. Roman Josi
6. Charlie McAvoy
7. Rasmus Dahlin
8. Erik Karlsson
9. Alex Pietrangelo
10. Quinn Hughes
11. Josh Morrissey
12. Dougie Hamilton
13. Devon Toews
14. Jaccob Slavin
15. Hampus Lindholm
16. Brent Burns
17. Mikhail Sergachev
18. Drew Doughty
19. Brandon Montour
20. Shea Theodore

If you had to pick just one name that was excluded from the NHL Network's Top 20 defensemen, which defensemen would you chose and why? Let us know in the comments.