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

Leon Draisaitl

Center
$9,000,000

Claude Giroux

Center
$9,000,000
6

Patrice Bergeron

Center
$8,750,000
7

Joe Thornton

Center
$8,000,000

Ryan Johansen

Center
$8,000,000
9

Jonathan Toews

Center
$7,800,000
10

Paul Stastny

Center
$7,500,000

Jason Spezza

Center
$7,500,000

Nicklas Backstrom

Center
$7,500,000

David Krejci

Center
$7,500,000
14

Henrik Sedin

Center
$7,000,000

Derek Stepan

Center
$7,000,000
16

Mark Scheifele

Center
$6,750,000
17

Ryan Kesler

Center
$6,675,000
18

Travis Zajac

Center
$6,500,000

Sean Monahan

Center
$6,500,000

Jeff Carter

Center
$6,500,000

Bo Horvat

Center
$6,500,000
22

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins

Center
$6,000,000

Tyler Seguin

Center
$6,000,000

Jordan Staal

Center
$6,000,000

Matt Duchene

Center
$6,000,000

John Tavares

Center
$6,000,000

Filip Forsberg

Center
$6,000,000

Logan Couture

Center
$6,000,000

Joe Pavelski

Center
$6,000,000

Frans Nielsen

Center
$6,000,000

Mikhail Grabovski

Center
$6,000,000
32

Brandon Dubinsky

Center
$5,850,000
33

Nathan MacKinnon

Center
$5,750,000
34

Dave Bolland

Center
$5,500,000
35

Mikko Koivu

Center
$5,400,000
36

Martin Hanzal

Center
$5,250,000

Aleksander Barkov

Center
$5,250,000

Mikael Granlund

Center
$5,250,000
39

Artem Anisimov

Center
$5,000,000

Adam Henrique

Center
$5,000,000

Tomas Plekanec

Center
$5,000,000

Evgeny Kuznetsov

Center
$5,000,000

Carl Soderberg

Center
$5,000,000

Tyler Johnson

Center
$5,000,000

Valtteri Filppula

Center
$5,000,000

Bryan Little

Center
$5,000,000

David Backes

Center
$5,000,000

Mika Zibanejad

Center
$5,000,000
49

Alex Galchenyuk

Center
$4,900,000
50

Marcus Johansson

Center
$4,750,000

Lars Eller

Center
$4,750,000
52

Patrik Berglund

Center
$4,700,000

Jori Lehtera

Center
$4,700,000
54

Anders Lee

Center
$4,500,000

Vincent Trocheck

Center
$4,500,000

Mathieu Perreault

Center
$4,500,000
57

Alexander Killorn

Center
$4,450,000
58

Craig Smith

Center
$4,250,000
59

Tyler Bozak

Center
$4,200,000
60

Nick Bonino

Center
$4,100,000
61

Vadim Shipachyov

Center
$4,000,000

Anze Kopitar

Center
$4,000,000

Kyle Turris

Center
$4,000,000

Colin Wilson

Center
$4,000,000

Victor Rask

Center
$4,000,000
66

Cody Eakin

Center
$3,850,000

Nick Bjugstad

Center
$3,850,000
68

Rickard Rakell

Center
$3,800,000
69

Tyler Ennis

Center
$3,650,000
70

Mikael Backlund

Center
$3,575,000
71

Brock Nelson

Center
$3,500,000

Eric Staal

Center
$3,500,000

Charlie Coyle

Center
$3,500,000

Alexander Wennberg

Center
$3,500,000

Darren Helm

Center
$3,500,000
76

Zack Smith

Center
$3,250,000

Brandon Sutter

Center
$3,250,000
78

Tomas Hertl

Center
$3,200,000
79

Nazem Kadri

Center
$3,000,000

Andrew Shaw

Center
$3,000,000

Ryan Strome

Center
$3,000,000

Casey Cizikas

Center
$3,000,000

Sean Couturier

Center
$3,000,000
84

Leo Komarov

Center
$2,950,000
85

Elias Lindholm

Center
$2,900,000

Boone Jenner

Center
$2,900,000
87

Teuvo Teravainen

Center
$2,860,000
88

Ryan Spooner

Center
$2,825,000
89

Erik Haula

Center
$2,750,000

Sam Gagner

Center
$2,750,000

J.T. Miller

Center
$2,750,000
92

Jean-Gabriel Pageau

Center
$2,600,000

Kevin Hayes

Center
$2,600,000
94

Brian Boyle

Center
$2,500,000

Brayden Schenn

Center
$2,500,000

Joe Colborne

Center
$2,500,000
97

Shawn Matthias

Center
$2,125,000
98

Zach Hyman

Center
$2,000,000

Eric Fehr

Center
$2,000,000

Matt Stajan

Center
$2,000,000