Top 300 fantasy hockey rankings

Edmonton's Connor McDavid opens the 2017-18 season atop the fantasy hockey player rankings. Chris Williams/Icon Sportswire

With the NHL nearing a return for the 2017-18 season, here are the preliminary fantasy hockey preseason player rankings.

Edmonton Oilers center Connor McDavid claims the top spot in our rankings overall, edging out Pittsburgh's Sidney Crosby. Washington's Braden Holtby is the top ranked fantasy goalie heading into the season.