NHL Salary Rankings NHL Salary Rankings

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

2018 Center Base Rankings

Player base
1

Anze Kopitar

Center
$12,000,000
2

Jack Eichel

Center
$10,000,000

Sidney Crosby

Center
$10,000,000
4

Evgeni Malkin

Center
$9,500,000
5

Leon Draisaitl

Center
$9,000,000

Claude Giroux

Center
$9,000,000
7

Ryan Getzlaf

Center
$8,950,000
8

Ryan Johansen

Center
$8,000,000
9

David Krejci

Center
$7,500,000

Nicklas Backstrom

Center
$7,500,000

Jason Spezza

Center
$7,500,000
12

Bo Horvat

Center
$7,000,000
13

Mark Scheifele

Center
$6,750,000

Sean Monahan

Center
$6,750,000

Tyler Johnson

Center
$6,750,000

Nathan MacKinnon

Center
$6,750,000
17

Ryan Kesler

Center
$6,675,000
18

Bryan Little

Center
$6,500,000

Travis Zajac

Center
$6,500,000

Matt Duchene

Center
$6,500,000

Tyler Seguin

Center
$6,500,000
22

Aleksander Barkov

Center
$6,250,000
23

Frans Nielsen

Center
$6,000,000

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins

Center
$6,000,000

Jordan Staal

Center
$6,000,000

Jonathan Toews

Center
$6,000,000

Mikko Koivu

Center
$6,000,000

Derek Stepan

Center
$6,000,000

Filip Forsberg

Center
$6,000,000

Kyle Turris

Center
$6,000,000

Logan Couture

Center
$6,000,000

Joe Pavelski

Left Wing
$6,000,000
33

Brandon Dubinsky

Center
$5,850,000
34

Mika Zibanejad

Center
$5,500,000

Adam Henrique

Center
$5,500,000

Mikael Granlund

Center
$5,500,000

Dave Bolland

Center
$5,500,000
38

Vincent Trocheck

Center
$5,250,000
39

Anders Lee

Center
$5,000,000

Artem Anisimov

Center
$5,000,000

Jeff Carter

Center
$5,000,000

Carl Soderberg

Center
$5,000,000

Jori Lehtera

Center
$5,000,000

Jonathan Marchessault

Center
$5,000,000

Evgeny Kuznetsov

Center
$5,000,000

Martin Hanzal

Center
$5,000,000
47

Alex Galchenyuk

Center
$4,900,000
48

Marcus Johansson

Center
$4,750,000
49

Patrik Berglund

Center
$4,700,000
50

Alexander Wennberg

Center
$4,500,000

Craig Smith

Center
$4,500,000
52

Alexander Killorn

Center
$4,450,000
53

Nick Bjugstad

Center
$4,300,000
54

Nick Bonino

Center
$4,100,000
55

Mathieu Perreault

Center
$4,000,000

Victor Rask

Center
$4,000,000

Colin Wilson

Center
$4,000,000

Andrew Shaw

Center
$4,000,000

Lars Eller

Center
$4,000,000
60

Mikael Backlund

Center
$3,850,000

Cody Eakin

Center
$3,850,000
62

Rickard Rakell

Center
$3,800,000
63

Charlie Coyle

Center
$3,750,000
64

Tyler Ennis

Center
$3,650,000
65

Darren Helm

Center
$3,500,000

Casey Cizikas

Center
$3,500,000

Sam Gagner

Center
$3,500,000
68

Brandon Sutter

Center
$3,375,000
69

Jean-Gabriel Pageau

Center
$3,300,000
70

Zack Smith

Center
$3,250,000

Sean Couturier

Center
$3,250,000
72

David Backes

Center
$3,000,000
73

Teuvo Teravainen

Center
$2,860,000
74

Erik Haula

Center
$2,750,000
75

Brian Boyle

Center
$2,500,000

Brayden Schenn

Center
$2,500,000

Nazem Kadri

Center
$2,500,000
78

Marcus Kruger

Center
$2,300,000
79

Radek Faksa

Center
$2,200,000
80

Ryan Dzingel

Center
$2,100,000

Calle Jarnkrok

Center
$2,100,000
82

Melker Karlsson

Center
$2,000,000

Connor McDavid

Center
$2,000,000

Zach Hyman

Center
$2,000,000

Trevor Lewis

Center
$2,000,000
86

Sam Bennett

Center
$1,950,000
87

Luke Glendening

Center
$1,900,000
88

Kyle Clifford

Center
$1,800,000

Oscar Lindberg

Center
$1,800,000
90

Nate Thompson

Center
$1,650,000
91

Zemgus Girgensons

Center
$1,600,000
92

Markus Granlund

Center
$1,475,000
93

Jordan Weal

Center
$1,250,000
94

Tom Pyatt

Center
$1,200,000
95

Andrew Copp

Center
$1,100,000

Derek MacKenzie

Center
$1,100,000
97

Curtis Lazar

Center
$1,050,000

Scott Laughton

Center
$1,050,000

Nick Cousins

Center
$1,050,000
100

Ryan O'Reilly

Center
$1,000,000