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Boston Bruins: Is Charlie McAvoy the best defenseman in the NHL?

CALGARY, AB - FEBRUARY 21: Charlie McAvoy #73 of the Boston Bruins in action against the Calgary Flames during an NHL game at Scotiabank Saddledome on February 21, 2020 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Derek Leung/Getty Images)

Is Boston Bruins’ defenseman Charlie McAvoy the best at his position in the National Hockey League?

A couple of days ago, NHL Network put out a list of defensemen asking, “Who is the top defenseman in the NHL right now?” To no one’s surprise, Boston Bruins‘ blue-liner Charlie McAvoy was one of the 25 D-men listed.