NHL Network puts Aaron Ekblad in Top 20 Defensemen Right Now list

Young Cats blue-liner ends up ranked 15th in the league

NHL Network released its list of the Top 20 defenseman in the league right now and there was a Florida Panthers skater on it.

Aaron Ekblad was ranked 15th on the list. Quite an achievement for a player with just two seasons under his belt.

Here is the complete list:

NHL Network's Top 20 Defensemen Right Now

1. Drew Doughty, Los Angeles Kings

2. Erik Karlsson, Ottawa Senators

3. Brent Burns, San Jose Sharks

4. Duncan Keith, Chicago Blackhawks

5. Victor Hedman, Tampa Bay Lightning

6. Kris Letang, Pittsburgh Penguins

7. Roman Josi, Nashville Predators

8. P.K. Subban, Nashville Predators

9. Shea Weber, Montreal Canadiens

10. Oliver Ekman-Larsson, Arizona Coyotes

11. Ryan Suter, Minnesota Wild

12. Dustin Byfuglien, Winnipeg Jets

13. Brent Seabrook, Chicago Blackhawks

14. John Klingberg, Dallas Stars

15. Aaron Ekblad, Florida Panthers

16. Alex Pietrangelo, St. Louis Blues

17. Ryan McDonagh, New York Rangers

18. Shayne Gostisbehere, Philadelphia Flyers

19. John Carlson, Washington Capitals

20. Marc-Edouard Vlasic, San Jose Sharks

Click here for NHL Network's video recap of the list.

Do you feel Ekblad is too high or low on the list? Did the NHL get it right? As always, your input is qelcome in the comment section.