Five Colorado Avalanche players are listed as having an elevated BNP in the NHL Players’ Tribune survey released Wednesday.
It also includes four NHL players.
Colorado Avalanche forward Gabriel Landeskog, forward Nick Bonino, defenseman Erik Johnson and defenseman Alex Tuch are among those who had elevated BNPs in the survey.
Landeskogs BNP is an elevation of 11 points, compared to a 10.5 point elevation for Johnson and a 10 point elevation in Johnson’s case.
Bonino’s elevation is 10.6 points, while Johnson’s is 10 points.
Johnson has a BNP of 10.0 points.
Tuch’s elevation, at 9.6, is the highest in the league.
The highest elevation for a Colorado Avalanche defenseman is defenseman Mike Ribeiro, who has an elevation above 10.4 points.
That’s one point higher than Johnson, but still well below the league average of 9.8.
Johnson and Johnson have similar BNPs for BNP as well.
Johnson had an elevation at 9, while Ribeiras elevation is 9.5.
Tucson Crunch forward Ryan McDonagh, who is listed at 8.7, also has an elevated elevation.
McDonagh’s elevation stands at 8, while his BNP was 8.5 for the survey, the highest for an Avalanche defenseman.
The top three Colorado Avalanche defensemen with BNP elevations are defenseman Ryan Suter, Ryan Soshnikov and Matt Duchene.
Duchene is at 7.9, while Sosh is at 6.5, Duchene’s elevation.
The highest elevation of a Colorado defenseman is forward Jakub Voracek, who also has a high elevation of 8.0.
The Avalanche have three defenders with BNPPs of 8 or higher, while only two other teams have more than three.
The Islanders have six, and the Blues have five.
The Colorado Avalanche are the only team to have an elevation greater than 10 points in the player’s BNPS survey.