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This is the final list of the top defensemen from all of hockey history, as determined by the History of Hockey community at HFBoards:

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Top 60 Defensemen of All-Time
RankNo.PlayerHeightWeightBornDiedCareerNationality
14Bobby Orr6'0"1991948 1966-1979Canada
22Doug Harvey5'11"190192419891947-1969Canada
377Raymond Bourque6'0"2191960 1979-2001Canada
42Eddie Shore5'11"194190219851924-1944Canada
55Nicklas Lidström6'2"1901970 1991-PresentSweden
65Denis Potvin6'0"2051953 1973-1988Canada
74Leonard "Red" Kelly6'0"1951927 1947-1967Canada
82Viacheslav Fetisov6'1"2151958 1974-1998Russia
919Larry Robinson6'3"2201951 1972-1992Canada
1024Chris Chelios6'1"1901962 1983-2010USA
1122Brad Park6'0"1901948 1968-1985Canada
127Francis "King" Clancy5'7"155190319861921-1937Canada
137Paul Coffey6'0"2001961 1980-2001Canada
143Pierre Pilote5'10"1781931 1955-1969Canada
152Sprague Cleghorn5'10"190189019561910-1928Canada
1617Earl Seibert6'2'198191119901931-1946Canada
177Tim Horton5'10'180193019741949-1974Canada
182Al MacInnis6'2"2041963 1981-2004Canada
194Scott Stevens6'2"2151964 1982-2004Canada
2044Chris Pronger6'6'2201974 1994-PresentCanada
214Bill Gadsby6'0'1801927 1946-1966Canada
2221Börje Salming6'1"1931951 1970-1993Sweden
232Brian Leetch6'0"1851968 1987-2006USA
245Aubrey "Dit" Clapper6'2"195190719781927-1947Canada
256Valeri Vasiliev5'11"1871949 1966-1984Russia
26-T2Mark Howe5'11"1851955 1973-1995USA
26-T11Bill Quackenbush5'11"190192219991942-1956Canada
2818Serge Savard6'3"2101946 1966-1983Canada
295Rod Langway6'3"2181957 1977-1993USA
308Eddie Gerard5'9"168189019371913-1923Canada
312Jack Stewart5'10"190191719831938-1952Canada
325Guy Lapointe6'0"2051948 1968-1984Canada
3327Scott Niedermayer6'1"1941973 1992-2010Canada
343Marcel Pronovost6'0"1901930 1950-1970Canada
352Lionel Conacher6'2"195190119541925-1937Canada
36 William "Hod" Stuart6'0"190187919071902-1907Canada
373Ivan "Ching" Johnson5'11"210189819791926-1938Canada
382Jacques Laperričre6'2"1901941 1962-1974Canada
397Alexei Kasatonov6'1"2151959 1976–1997Russia
403Jean-Claude Tremblay5'11170193919941960-1979Canada
41 Ernest "Moose" Johnson5'11185189619631905-1931Canada
4233Zdeno Chára6'9"2551977 1998-PresentSlovakia
435Ebbie Goodfellow6'0"175190719851929-1943Canada
444Rob Blake6'4"2201969 1990-2010Canada
453Emile "Butch" Bouchard6'2"2051919 1941-1956Canada
462Carl Brewer5'9"180193820011958-1980Canada
471Albert "Babe" Siebert5'10"182190419391925-1939Canada
48 Georges "Buck" Boucher5'9169189619601915-1932Canada
4917Jan Suchý5'81691944 1963-1983Czech
5055Larry Murphy6'2"2101961 1980-2001Canada
5117Ken Reardon5'10"180192120081940-1950Canada
5210Tom Johnson6'0"180192820071950-1965Canada
53 Lester Patrick6'1"180188319601903-1927Canada
542Art Coulter5'11"185190920001932-1942Canada
5524Doug Wilson6'1"1871957 1977-1993Canada
562Sylvio Mantha5'10"178190219741923-1936Canada
572Harry Cameron5'10"155189019531912-1926Canada
5860František Pospíšil6'0"1761944 1961-1978Czech
5926Allan Stanley6'1"1701926 1948-1969Canada
60 Harvey Pulford5'11"200187519401893-1908Canada

Links to all the discussion threads that went into making this list:
Round 2 Voting Results
Round 2, Vote 1 Discussion
Round 2, Vote 2 Discussion
Round 2, Vote 3 Discussion
Round 2, Vote 4 Discussion
Round 2, Vote 5 Discussion
Round 2, Vote 6 Discussion
Round 2, Vote 7 Discussion
Round 2, Vote 8 Discussion
Round 2, Vote 9 Discussion
Round 2, Vote 10 Discussion
Round 2, Vote 11 Discussion
Round 2, Vote 12 Discussion

Links to the preliminary discussion threads before voters submitted their lists:
Rules Discussion
Preliminary and General Discussion

Links that explain the creation of the aggregate list that formed the basis of discussion. This data was released at the end of the project:
Round 1 Voting Results (Aggregate List)
Round 1 Screening Process
Participant Survey

Listed here are the individual voting records of all participants:
BiLLY_ShOE1721
Canadiens1958
chaosrevolver
Dave G
Dennis Bonvie
Der Kaiser
Dreakmur
Epsilon
Hardyvan123
Hawkey Town 18
Hockey Outsider
intylerwetrust
JaysCyYoung
McNuts
MXD
overpass
pappyline
reckoning
seventieslord
tarheelhockey
TheDevilMadeMe
tony d
VanIslander


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