NHL Salary Rankings NHL Salary Rankings

Listing the top salaries, cap hits, cash, earnings, contracts, and bonuses, for all active NHL players.

2017 Forward Average Rankings

Player average
1

Leon Draisaitl

Center
$11,333,333
2

Patrick Kane

Right Wing
$10,500,000

Jonathan Toews

Center
$10,500,000
4

Anze Kopitar

Center
$10,000,000
5

Alex Ovechkin

Left Wing
$9,538,462
6

Evgeni Malkin

Center
$9,500,000

Jamie Benn

Left Wing
$9,500,000
8

Sidney Crosby

Center
$8,700,000
9

Corey Perry

Right Wing
$8,625,000
10

Steven Stamkos

Center
$8,500,000
11

Claude Giroux

Center
$8,275,000
12

Ryan Getzlaf

Center
$8,250,000

Jakub Voracek

Right Wing
$8,250,000
14

Ryan Johansen

Center
$8,000,000

Philip Kessel

Right Wing
$8,000,000

Joe Thornton

Center
$8,000,000
17

Evgeny Kuznetsov

Center
$7,800,000

Rick Nash

Left Wing
$7,800,000
19

Zach Parise

Left Wing
$7,538,462
20

Jason Spezza

Center
$7,500,000

Vladimir Tarasenko

Right Wing
$7,500,000

Ryan O'Reilly

Center
$7,500,000
23

Bobby Ryan

Right Wing
$7,250,000

David Krejci

Center
$7,250,000
25

Paul Stastny

Center
$7,000,000

Henrik Sedin

Center
$7,000,000

Daniel Sedin

Left Wing
$7,000,000
28

Ryan Kesler

Center
$6,875,000

Patrice Bergeron

Center
$6,875,000
30

Johnny Gaudreau

Left Wing
$6,750,000
31

Nicklas Backstrom

Center
$6,700,000
32

Derek Stepan

Center
$6,500,000
33

Sean Monahan

Center
$6,375,000
34

Nathan MacKinnon

Center
$6,300,000
35

Patrick Marleau

Left Wing
$6,250,000

Alexander Radulov

Right Wing
$6,250,000
37

Mark Scheifele

Center
$6,125,000

Brad Marchand

Left Wing
$6,125,000
39

Henrik Zetterberg

Left Wing
$6,083,333
40

Kyle Okposo

Right Wing
$6,000,000

Matt Duchene

Center
$6,000,000

Milan Lucic

Left Wing
$6,000,000

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins

Center
$6,000,000

Filip Forsberg

Center
$6,000,000

Tomas Plekanec

Center
$6,000,000

Artemi Panarin

Left Wing
$6,000,000

Taylor Hall

Left Wing
$6,000,000

Jordan Staal

Center
$6,000,000

Loui Eriksson

Right Wing
$6,000,000

Jordan Eberle

Right Wing
$6,000,000

David Backes

Center
$6,000,000

Logan Couture

Center
$6,000,000

Joe Pavelski

Left Wing
$6,000,000

Brandon Saad

Left Wing
$6,000,000
55

Jonathan Huberdeau

Left Wing
$5,900,000

Aleksander Barkov

Center
$5,900,000
57

Dustin Brown

Right Wing
$5,875,000
58

Brandon Dubinsky

Center
$5,850,000
59

Paul Stastny

Center
$5,846,757
60

Ryan Callahan

Right Wing
$5,800,000
61

T.J. Oshie

Right Wing
$5,750,000

Travis Zajac

Center
$5,750,000

Tyler Seguin

Center
$5,750,000

Mikael Granlund

Center
$5,750,000

Alexander Steen

Left Wing
$5,750,000
66

Jeff Skinner

Left Wing
$5,725,000
67

Jason Pominville

Right Wing
$5,600,000

Blake Wheeler

Right Wing
$5,600,000
69

Gabriel Landeskog

Left Wing
$5,571,429
70

Jonathan Drouin

Left Wing
$5,500,000

Nick Foligno

Left Wing
$5,500,000

Dave Bolland

Center
$5,500,000

Bo Horvat

Center
$5,500,000

Andrew Ladd

Left Wing
$5,500,000

John Tavares

Center
$5,500,000

Mikko Koivu

Center
$5,500,000
77

Mika Zibanejad

Center
$5,350,000

Jaden Schwartz

Left Wing
$5,350,000
79

Ondrej Palat

Left Wing
$5,300,000

Nathan Horton

Right Wing
$5,300,000

Tomas Tatar

Left Wing
$5,300,000
82

Bryan Little

Center
$5,291,000
83

Marian Hossa

Right Wing
$5,275,000
84

Jeff Carter

Center
$5,272,727
85

Joffrey Lupul

Right Wing
$5,250,000

Evander Kane

Left Wing
$5,250,000

David Clarkson

Right Wing
$5,250,000

Nino Niederreiter

Right Wing
$5,250,000

Frans Nielsen

Center
$5,250,000
90

Mike Hoffman

Left Wing
$5,187,500
91

Brayden Schenn

Center
$5,125,000
92

Matt Moulson

Left Wing
$5,000,000

Tyler Johnson

Center
$5,000,000

Valtteri Filppula

Center
$5,000,000

Derick Brassard

Center
$5,000,000

Reilly Smith

Right Wing
$5,000,000

Mikhail Grabovski

Center
$5,000,000

James Neal

Left Wing
$5,000,000
99

Tomas Tatar

Left Wing
$4,925,390
100

Alex Galchenyuk

Center
$4,900,000