NHL ContractsDefenseman Contracts

A real-time, sortable list of active NHL contracts including total value, guaranteed money, and complete salary breakdowns.




Player Pos Team Age Yrs Dollars Average Free Agent
WeberShea Weber (2012-2025) D MTLSigned w/NSH 32 14 $110,000,000 $7,857,143 2026
SuterRyan Suter (2012-2024) D MIN 32 13 $98,000,000 $7,538,462 2025
SubbanP.K. Subban (2014-2021) D NSHSigned w/MTL 28 8 $72,000,000 $9,000,000 2022
KeithDuncan Keith (2010-2022) D CHI 34 13 $72,000,000 $5,538,462 2023
BurnsBrent Burns (2016-2024) D SJS 32 8 $64,000,000 $8,000,000 2025
HedmanVictor Hedman (2016-2024) D TBL 26 8 $63,000,000 $7,875,000 2025
EkbladAaron Ekblad (2016-2024) D FLA 21 8 $60,000,000 $7,500,000 2025
LetangKris Letang (2014-2021) D PIT 30 8 $58,000,000 $7,250,000 2022
VlasicMarc-Edouard Vlasic (2018-2025) D SJS 30 8 $56,000,000 $7,000,000 2026
DoughtyDrew Doughty (2011-2018) D LAK 27 8 $56,000,000 $7,000,000 2019
SeabrookBrent Seabrook (2015-2023) D CHI 32 8 $55,000,000 $6,875,000 2024
FowlerCam Fowler (2018-2025) D ANA 25 8 $52,000,000 $6,500,000 2026
PhaneufDion Phaneuf (2014-2020) D OTTSigned w/TOR 32 7 $49,000,000 $7,000,000 2021
PietrangeloAlex Pietrangelo (2013-2019) D STL 27 7 $45,500,000 $6,500,000 2020
KarlssonErik Karlsson (2012-2018) D OTT 27 7 $45,500,000 $6,500,000 2019
CharaZdeno Chara (2011-2017) D BOS 40 7 $45,500,000 $6,500,000 2018
YandleKeith Yandle (2016-2022) D FLA 31 7 $44,450,000 $6,350,000 2023
JohnsonErik Johnson (2015-2022) D COL 29 7 $42,000,000 $6,000,000 2023
BoychukJohnny Boychuk (2015-2021) D NYI 33 7 $42,000,000 $6,000,000 2022
GiordanoMark Giordano (2015-2021) D CGY 34 6 $40,500,000 $6,750,000 2022
NiskanenMatt Niskanen (2014-2020) D WAS 30 7 $40,250,000 $5,750,000 2021
MathesonMichael Matheson (2018-2025) D FLA 23 8 $39,000,000 $4,875,000 2026
LeddyNick Leddy (2015-2021) D NYI 26 7 $38,500,000 $5,500,000 2022
MyersTyler Myers (2012-2018) D WPGSigned w/BUF 27 7 $38,500,000 $5,500,000 2019
ByfuglienDustin Byfuglien (2015-2020) D WPG 32 5 $38,000,000 $7,600,000 2021
SlavinJaccob Slavin (2018-2024) D CAR 23 7 $37,100,000 $5,300,000 2025
BogosianZach Bogosian (2013-2019) D BUFSigned w/WPG 27 7 $36,000,000 $5,142,857 2020
HamiltonDougie Hamilton (2015-2019) D CGY 24 6 $34,500,000 $5,750,000 2020
StaalMarc Staal (2015-2020) D NYR 30 6 $34,200,000 $5,700,000 2021
KronwallNiklas Kronwall (2012-2018) D DET 36 7 $33,250,000 $4,750,000 2019
PetryJeff Petry (2015-2020) D MTL 29 6 $33,000,000 $5,500,000 2021
Ekman-LarssonOliver Ekman-Larsson (2013-2018) D AZSigned w/PHX 26 6 $33,000,000 $5,500,000 2019
SekeraAndrej Sekera (2015-2020) D EDM 31 6 $33,000,000 $5,500,000 2021
RistolainenRasmus Ristolainen (2016-2021) D BUF 22 6 $32,400,000 $5,400,000 2022
JonesSeth Jones (2016-2021) D CBJ 23 6 $32,400,000 $5,400,000 2022
LindholmHampus Lindholm (2016-2021) D ANA 23 6 $31,500,000 $5,250,000 2022
ZaitsevNikita Zaitsev (2017-2023) D TOR 26 7 $31,500,000 $4,500,000 2024
OrlovDmitry Orlov (2017-2022) D WAS 26 6 $30,600,000 $5,100,000 2023
JohnsonJack Johnson (2011-2017) D CBJSigned w/LAK 30 7 $30,500,000 $4,357,143 2018
DeKeyserDanny DeKeyser (2016-2021) D DET 27 6 $30,000,000 $5,000,000 2022
MacDonaldAndrew MacDonald (2014-2019) D PHI 31 6 $30,000,000 $5,000,000 2020
RiellyMorgan Rielly (2016-2021) D TOR 23 6 $30,000,000 $5,000,000 2022
EdlerAlexander Edler (2013-2018) D VAN 31 6 $30,000,000 $5,000,000 2019
KlingbergJohn Klingberg (2015-2021) D DAL 25 7 $29,750,000 $4,250,000 2022
KlefbomOscar Klefbom (2015-2022) D EDM 24 7 $29,169,000 $4,167,000 2023
FaulkJustin Faulk (2014-2019) D CAR 25 6 $29,000,000 $4,833,333 2020
EnstromTobias Enstrom (2013-2017) D WPG 33 5 $28,750,000 $5,750,000 2018
McDonaghRyan McDonagh (2013-2018) D NYR 28 6 $28,200,000 $4,700,000 2019
JosiRoman Josi (2013-2019) D NSH 27 7 $28,000,000 $4,000,000 2020
ParaykoColton Parayko (2017-2021) D STL 24 5 $27,500,000 $5,500,000 2022
OrpikBrooks Orpik (2014-2018) D WAS 37 5 $27,500,000 $5,500,000 2019
BouwmeesterJay Bouwmeester (2014-2018) D STL 34 5 $27,000,000 $5,400,000 2019
GostisbehereShayne Gostisbehere (2017-2022) D PHI 24 6 $27,000,000 $4,500,000 2023
HamonicTravis Hamonic (2013-2019) D CGYSigned w/NYI 27 7 $27,000,000 $3,857,143 2020
ShattenkirkKevin Shattenkirk (2017-2020) D NYR 28 4 $26,600,000 $6,650,000 2021
EricssonJonathan Ericsson (2014-2019) D DET 33 6 $25,500,000 $4,250,000 2020
BrodinJonas Brodin (2015-2020) D MIN 24 6 $25,000,000 $4,166,667 2021
GreeneAndy Greene (2015-2019) D NJD 35 5 $25,000,000 $5,000,000 2020
SeversonDamon Severson (2017-2022) D NJD 23 6 $25,000,000 $4,166,667 2023
LarssonAdam Larsson (2015-2020) D EDMSigned w/NJD 25 6 $25,000,000 $4,166,667 2021
DumoulinBrian Dumoulin (2017-2022) D PIT 26 6 $24,600,000 $4,100,000 2023
MaattaOlli Maatta (2015-2021) D PIT 23 6 $24,500,000 $4,083,333 2022
PesceBrett Pesce (2018-2023) D CAR 23 6 $24,150,000 $4,025,000 2024
MartinezAlec Martinez (2015-2020) D LAK 30 6 $24,000,000 $4,000,000 2021
CarlsonJohn Carlson (2012-2017) D WAS 27 6 $23,800,000 $3,966,667 2018
GorgesJosh Gorges (2012-2017) D BUFSigned w/MTL 33 6 $23,400,000 $3,900,000 2018
BrodieT.J. Brodie (2015-2019) D CGY 27 5 $23,250,000 $4,650,000 2020
AlznerKarl Alzner (2017-2021) D MTL 29 5 $23,125,000 $4,625,000 2022
MurphyConnor Murphy (2016-2021) D CHISigned w/AZ 24 6 $23,100,000 $3,850,000 2022
DemersJason Demers (2016-2020) D AZSigned w/FLA 29 5 $22,500,000 $4,500,000 2021
EkholmMattias Ekholm (2015-2021) D NSH 27 6 $22,500,000 $3,750,000 2022
StralmanAnton Stralman (2014-2018) D TBL 31 5 $22,500,000 $4,500,000 2019
TanevChris Tanev (2015-2019) D VAN 27 5 $22,250,000 $4,450,000 2020
BarrieTyson Barrie (2016-2019) D COL 26 4 $22,000,000 $5,500,000 2020
VlasicMarc-Edouard Vlasic (2013-2017) D SJS 30 5 $21,250,000 $4,250,000 2018
SavardDavid Savard (2015-2020) D CBJ 27 5 $21,250,000 $4,250,000 2021
KrugTorey Krug (2016-2019) D BOS 26 4 $21,000,000 $5,250,000 2020
SpurgeonJared Spurgeon (2015-2019) D MIN 27 4 $20,750,000 $5,187,500 2020
HjalmarssonNiklas Hjalmarsson (2014-2018) D AZSigned w/CHI 30 5 $20,500,000 $4,100,000 2019
GardinerJake Gardiner (2014-2018) D TOR 27 5 $20,250,000 $4,050,000 2019
MuzzinJacob Muzzin (2015-2019) D LAK 28 5 $20,000,000 $4,000,000 2020
FowlerCam Fowler (2013-2017) D ANA 25 5 $20,000,000 $4,000,000 0
ScandellaMarco Scandella (2015-2019) D BUFSigned w/MIN 27 5 $20,000,000 $4,000,000 2020
MethotMarc Methot (2015-2018) D DALSigned w/OTT 32 4 $19,600,000 $4,900,000 2019
VatanenSami Vatanen (2016-2019) D ANA 26 4 $19,500,000 $4,875,000 2020
MartinPaul Martin (2015-2018) D SJS 36 4 $19,400,000 $4,850,000 2019
BraunJustin Braun (2015-2019) D SJS 30 5 $19,000,000 $3,800,000 2020
GreenMike Green (2015-2017) D DET 32 3 $18,000,000 $6,000,000 2018
SmithBrendan Smith (2017-2020) D NYR 28 4 $17,400,000 $4,350,000 2021
SchultzJustin Schultz (2017-2019) D PIT 27 3 $16,500,000 $5,500,000 2020
MansonJosh Manson (2018-2021) D ANA 26 4 $16,400,000 $4,100,000 2022
EmelinAlexei Emelin (2014-2017) D NSHSigned w/MTL 31 4 $16,400,000 $4,100,000 2018
DillonBrenden Dillon (2015-2019) D SJS 27 5 $16,350,000 $3,270,000 2020
RussellKris Russell (2017-2020) D EDM 30 4 $16,000,000 $4,000,000 2021
GudasRadko Gudas (2016-2019) D PHI 27 4 $13,400,000 $3,350,000 2020
KulikovDmitry Kulikov (2017-2019) D WPG 27 3 $13,000,000 $4,333,333 2020
StonerClayton Stoner (2014-2017) D VGKSigned w/ANA 32 4 $13,000,000 $3,250,000 2018
EllisRyan Ellis (2014-2018) D NSH 26 5 $12,500,000 $2,500,000 2019
EkbladAaron Ekblad (2014-2016) D FLA 21 3 $11,325,000 $3,775,000 2017
HanifinNoah Hanifin (2015-2017) D CAR 20 3 $11,325,000 $3,775,000 2018
CoburnBraydon Coburn (2015-2018) D TBL 32 3 $11,100,000 $3,700,000 2019
McQuaidAdam McQuaid (2015-2018) D BOS 31 4 $11,000,000 $2,750,000 2019
SbisaLuca Sbisa (2015-2017) D VGKSigned w/VAN 27 3 $10,800,000 $3,600,000 2018
StoneMichael Stone (2017-2019) D CGY 27 3 $10,500,000 $3,500,000 2020
MillerKevan Miller (2016-2019) D BOS 30 4 $10,000,000 $2,500,000 2020
DaleyTrevor Daley (2017-2019) D DET 34 3 $9,500,000 $3,166,667 2020
GunnarssonCarl Gunnarsson (2015-2018) D STL 31 3 $8,700,000 $2,900,000 2019
SchlemkoDavid Schlemko (2016-2019) D MTLSigned w/SJS 30 4 $8,400,000 $2,100,000 2020
PysykMark Pysyk (2017-2019) D FLA 25 3 $8,200,000 $2,733,333 2020
LovejoyBen Lovejoy (2016-2018) D NJD 33 3 $8,000,000 $2,666,667 2019
BieksaKevin Bieksa (2015-2017) D ANA 36 2 $8,000,000 $4,000,000 2018
ButcherWill Butcher (2017-2018) D NJD 22 2 $7,550,000 $3,775,000 2019
HamhuisDan Hamhuis (2016-2017) D DAL 34 2 $7,500,000 $3,750,000 2018
HunwickMatt Hunwick (2017-2019) D PIT 32 3 $6,750,000 $2,250,000 2020
HickeyThomas Hickey (2015-2017) D NYI 28 3 $6,600,000 $2,200,000 2018
PelechAdam Pelech (2017-2020) D NYI 23 4 $6,400,000 $1,600,000 2021
ColeIan Cole (2015-2017) D PIT 28 3 $6,300,000 $2,100,000 2018
TroubaJacob Trouba (2016-2017) D WPG 23 2 $6,000,000 $3,000,000 2018
GirardiDan Girardi (2017-2018) D TBLSigned w/NYR 33 2 $6,000,000 $3,000,000 2019
Del ZottoMichael Del Zotto (2017-2018) D VAN 27 2 $6,000,000 $3,000,000 2019
HainseyRon Hainsey (2017-2018) D TOR 36 2 $6,000,000 $3,000,000 2019
MurrayRyan Murray (2016-2017) D CBJ 24 2 $5,650,000 $2,825,000 2018
CeciCody Ceci (2016-2017) D OTT 23 2 $5,600,000 $2,800,000 2018
HuttonBen Hutton (2016-2018) D VAN 24 2 $5,600,000 $2,800,000 2019
WerenskiZachary Werenski (2016-2018) D CBJ 20 3 $5,325,000 $1,775,000 2019
ProvorovIvan Provorov (2015-2018) D PHI 20 3 $5,325,000 $1,775,000 2019
FleuryHaydn Fleury (2014-2018) D CAR 21 3 $5,325,000 $1,775,000 2019
SergachevMikhail Sergachev (2016-2018) D TBLSigned w/MTL 19 3 $5,325,000 $1,775,000 2019
NurseDarnell Nurse (2013-2017) D EDM 22 3 $5,325,000 $1,775,000 2018
DumbaMathew Dumba (2016-2017) D MIN 23 2 $5,100,000 $2,550,000 2018
ForbortDerek Forbort (2018-2019) D LAK 25 2 $5,050,000 $2,525,000 2020
MooreJohn Moore (2015-2017) D NJD 27 3 $5,000,000 $1,666,667 2018
HoldenNick Holden (2015-2017) D NYRSigned w/COL 30 3 $4,950,000 $1,650,000 2018
McCabeJake McCabe (2016-2018) D BUF 24 3 $4,800,000 $1,600,000 2019
BeaulieuNathan Beaulieu (2017-2018) D BUF 24 2 $4,800,000 $2,400,000 2019
SchmidtNate Schmidt (2017-2018) D VGK 26 2 $4,450,000 $2,225,000 2019
LindellEsa Lindell (2017-2018) D DAL 23 2 $4,400,000 $2,200,000 2019
ZadorovNikita Zadorov (2017-2018) D COL 22 2 $4,300,000 $2,150,000 2019
PulockRyan Pulock (2013-2017) D NYI 23 3 $4,275,000 $1,425,000 2018
MorinSamuel Morin (2013-2017) D PHI 22 3 $4,275,000 $1,425,000 2018
MorrisseyJoshua Morrissey (2013-2017) D WPG 22 3 $4,275,000 $1,425,000 2018
ChychrunJakob Chychrun (2016-2018) D AZ 19 3 $4,050,000 $1,350,000 2019
SanheimTravis Sanheim (2014-2018) D PHI 21 3 $3,975,000 $1,325,000 2019
McavoyCharles Mcavoy (2016-2018) D BOS 19 3 $3,775,000 $1,258,333 2019
 

Minor Contracts

Player Pos Team Age Yrs Dollars Average Free Agent