the averages of Lafrenière and Byfield revealed


The first pick of the last NHL draft, Alexis Lafrenière, can boast of being one of the few rookies to get a overall 80 and over in the EA Sports NHL game in his first year at professional level.

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Indeed, the new sensation of the New York Rangers was awarded an overall rating of 82 by EA Sports.

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For his part, the second overall pick, Quinton Byfield (Los Angeles Kings) was awarded a score of 77.

See the reaction of these two hopes below:

In addition, EA also unveiled its top-10 for each position in the last few days. Unsurprisingly, Edmonton Oilers forward Connor McDavid is the highest-rated player this year with a 95 rating. Sidney Crosby and Alex Ovechkin follow him with 93 ratings. In defensemen, Trophy recipient Conn Smythe during the last playoffs, Victor Hedman, distinguished himself at the head with a overall of 91, just like his teammate Andrei Vasilevskiy, in goalkeepers.

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Here are EA’s rankings, in full:

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Photo from Twitter (@EASportsNHL)

Photo from Twitter (@EASportsNHL)

On Thursday, EA also unveiled the top-50 of the best players to evolve in NHL 21. The ranking includes players who see their overall be between 95 and 88, a sign that there is a lot of talent in the NHL. Of the lot, only two players from the Montreal Canadiens are there, star goalie Carey Price (90 ovr) and captain Shea Weber (88 ovr).

To consult the top-50 in its entirety, Click here.



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