EA Sports has announce its player ratings for the upcoming NHL 18. This week, EA announced its top 10 young stars and top 50 overall players in the game. The game’s cover athlete, Connor McDavid, topped both charts with a 93-rating. NHL 18 will be focusing on young players as there is a new formula with its ranking system. Other young stars who are climbing the ranks include Auston Matthews, now with an 87 rating, surpassing the ranking of the 2015-16 NHL Rookie of the Year winner Artemi Panarin (rated this year at 86) and 2011-12 NHL Rookie of the Year, Gabriel Landeskog, who was rated at 85. The links are below to the player rankings and check out NHL 18 on September 15 for PS4 and Xbox One.
EA also revealed positional rankings over the last week, each can be found here: