EA Sports has released the rankings for the top 50 players in the soon to be released NHL 19. Five Washington Capitals player made the list, with Conn Smythe winner Alex Ovechkin placing third overall.
Braden Holtby is the third highest ranked goaltender after Carey Price (5th) and Sergei Bobrovsky (11th). Ovechkin is still the highest-ranked left winger. Despite a breakthrough season, Evgeny Kuznetzov did not break the top 30 (32nd). John Carlson and Nicklas Backstrom both received ratings of 88, placing them 41st and 42nd respectively.