NHL Salary Rankings NHL Salary Rankings

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

2017 Center Base Rankings

Player base
1

Sidney Crosby

Center
$10,900,000
2

Evgeni Malkin

Center
$9,500,000
3

Ryan Getzlaf

Center
$9,025,000
4

Claude Giroux

Center
$9,000,000
5

Patrice Bergeron

Center
$8,750,000
6

Joe Thornton

Center
$8,000,000
7

Jonathan Toews

Center
$7,800,000
8

Paul Stastny

Center
$7,500,000

David Krejci

Center
$7,500,000

Jason Spezza

Center
$7,500,000

Nicklas Backstrom

Center
$7,500,000
12

Derek Stepan

Center
$7,000,000

Henrik Sedin

Center
$7,000,000
14

Mark Scheifele

Center
$6,750,000
15

Ryan Kesler

Center
$6,675,000
16

Jeff Carter

Center
$6,500,000

Travis Zajac

Center
$6,500,000

Sean Monahan

Center
$6,500,000
19

Matt Duchene

Center
$6,000,000

John Tavares

Center
$6,000,000

Tyler Seguin

Center
$6,000,000

Mikhail Grabovski

Center
$6,000,000

Frans Nielsen

Center
$6,000,000

Jordan Staal

Center
$6,000,000

Logan Couture

Center
$6,000,000

Joe Pavelski

Center
$6,000,000

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins

Center
$6,000,000

Filip Forsberg

Center
$6,000,000
29

Brandon Dubinsky

Center
$5,850,000
30

Nathan MacKinnon

Center
$5,750,000
31

Dave Bolland

Center
$5,500,000
32

Mikko Koivu

Center
$5,400,000
33

Aleksander Barkov

Center
$5,250,000

Martin Hanzal

Center
$5,250,000
35

Artem Anisimov

Center
$5,000,000

Valtteri Filppula

Center
$5,000,000

Carl Soderberg

Center
$5,000,000

Adam Henrique

Center
$5,000,000

David Backes

Center
$5,000,000

Bryan Little

Center
$5,000,000

Tyler Johnson

Center
$5,000,000

Mika Zibanejad

Center
$5,000,000

Tomas Plekanec

Center
$5,000,000

Evgeny Kuznetsov

Center
$5,000,000
45

Alex Galchenyuk

Center
$4,900,000
46

Marcus Johansson

Center
$4,750,000

Lars Eller

Center
$4,750,000
48

Jori Lehtera

Center
$4,700,000

Patrik Berglund

Center
$4,700,000
50

Vincent Trocheck

Center
$4,500,000

Mathieu Perreault

Center
$4,500,000

Anders Lee

Center
$4,500,000
53

Alexander Killorn

Center
$4,450,000
54

Craig Smith

Center
$4,250,000
55

Tyler Bozak

Center
$4,200,000
56

Nick Bonino

Center
$4,100,000
57

Anze Kopitar

Center
$4,000,000

Colin Wilson

Center
$4,000,000

Vadim Shipachyov

Center
$4,000,000

Victor Rask

Center
$4,000,000

Kyle Turris

Center
$4,000,000
62

Nick Bjugstad

Center
$3,850,000

Cody Eakin

Center
$3,850,000
64

Rickard Rakell

Center
$3,800,000
65

Tyler Ennis

Center
$3,650,000
66

Mikael Backlund

Center
$3,575,000
67

Brock Nelson

Center
$3,500,000

Eric Staal

Center
$3,500,000

Charlie Coyle

Center
$3,500,000

Darren Helm

Center
$3,500,000
71

Brandon Sutter

Center
$3,250,000

Zack Smith

Center
$3,250,000
73

Tomas Hertl

Center
$3,200,000
74

Sean Couturier

Center
$3,000,000

Casey Cizikas

Center
$3,000,000

Andrew Shaw

Center
$3,000,000

Ryan Strome

Center
$3,000,000

Nazem Kadri

Center
$3,000,000
79

Leo Komarov

Center
$2,950,000
80

Boone Jenner

Center
$2,900,000

Elias Lindholm

Center
$2,900,000
82

Teuvo Teravainen

Center
$2,860,000
83

Ryan Spooner

Center
$2,825,000
84

Sam Gagner

Center
$2,750,000

J.T. Miller

Center
$2,750,000

Erik Haula

Center
$2,750,000
87

Kevin Hayes

Center
$2,600,000

Jean-Gabriel Pageau

Center
$2,600,000
89

Brayden Schenn

Center
$2,500,000

Brian Boyle

Center
$2,500,000

Joe Colborne

Center
$2,500,000
92

Shawn Matthias

Center
$2,125,000
93

Trevor Lewis

Center
$2,000,000

Radek Faksa

Center
$2,000,000

Matt Stajan

Center
$2,000,000

Derick Brassard

Center
$2,000,000

Melker Karlsson

Center
$2,000,000

Zach Hyman

Center
$2,000,000

Eric Fehr

Center
$2,000,000
100

Vladislav Namestnikov

Center
$1,975,000