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EA Sports reveals top players by position for upcoming NHL 15 game

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We're less than a month away from the September 9th release of EA Sports NHL 15, and if the early buzz surrounding the new iteration is true, there's going to be a lot of fans jamming on controllers for virtual glory.

The game will feature 'next-generation' gameplay, play-by-play from Doc Emrick, Eddie Olczyk and Ray Ferraro, as well as improved physics, authentic equipment and arenas as well as a partnership with NBC Sports that revamps the game-day presentation.

EA has released the top-rated players in the game by position in addition to their list of the game's top 50 players. Which ones will lead your digital team to the Stanley Cup? 

Goalies:

Ranks Player Team Ranking
1. Henrik Lundqvist Rangers 93
2. Jonathan Quick Kings 93
3. Carey Price Canadiens 92
4. Tuukka Rask Bruins 92
5. Pekka Rinne Predators 91

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Defensemen: 

Ranks Player Team Ranking
1. Shea Weber​ Predators 93
2. Duncan Keith Blackhawks 92
3. Ryan Suter Wild 92
4. Drew Doughty Kings 91
5. Zdeno Chara Bruins 91

Centers:

Ranks Player Team Ranking
1. Sidney Crosby Penguins 96
2. Steven Stamkos Lightning 93
3. Jonathan Toews Blackhawks 93
4. Pavel Datsyuk Red Wings 93
5. Ryan Getzlaf Ducks 92

Right Wings:

Ranks Player Team Ranking
1. Corey Perry Ducks 92
2. Marian Hossa Blackhawks 91
3. Phil Kessel Maple Leafs 90
4. Patrick Kane Blackhawks 89
5. Martin St. Louis Rangers 88

Left Wings:

Ranks Player Team Ranking
1. Alex Ovechkin Capitals 93
2. Henrik Zetterberg Red Wings 92
3. Zach Parise Wild 90
4. Taylor Hall Oilers 90
5. Jamie Benn Stars 90

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