NHL Salary Rankings NHL Salary Rankings

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

2018 Center Average Rankings

Player average
1

Connor McDavid

Center
$12,500,000
2

Leon Draisaitl

Center
$11,333,333
3

John Tavares

Center
$11,000,000
4

Jonathan Toews

Center
$10,500,000
5

Jack Eichel

Center
$10,000,000

Anze Kopitar

Center
$10,000,000
7

Evgeni Malkin

Center
$9,500,000
8

Sidney Crosby

Center
$8,700,000
9

Steven Stamkos

Center
$8,500,000
10

Claude Giroux

Center
$8,275,000
11

Ryan Getzlaf

Center
$8,250,000
12

Ryan Johansen

Center
$8,000,000
13

Evgeny Kuznetsov

Center
$7,800,000
14

Ryan O'Reilly

Center
$7,500,000

Jason Spezza

Center
$7,500,000
16

David Krejci

Center
$7,250,000
17

Ryan Kesler

Center
$6,875,000

Patrice Bergeron

Center
$6,875,000
19

Nicklas Backstrom

Center
$6,700,000
20

Derek Stepan

Center
$6,500,000

Paul Stastny

Center
$6,500,000
22

Sean Monahan

Center
$6,375,000
23

Nathan MacKinnon

Center
$6,300,000
24

Mark Scheifele

Center
$6,125,000
25

Dylan Larkin

Center
$6,100,000
26

Matt Duchene

Center
$6,000,000

Jordan Staal

Center
$6,000,000

Filip Forsberg

Center
$6,000,000

Kyle Turris

Center
$6,000,000

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins

Center
$6,000,000

David Backes

Center
$6,000,000

Logan Couture

Center
$6,000,000

Joe Pavelski

Left Wing
$6,000,000
34

Aleksander Barkov

Center
$5,900,000
35

Brandon Dubinsky

Center
$5,850,000
36

Mikael Granlund

Center
$5,750,000

Tyler Seguin

Center
$5,750,000

Travis Zajac

Center
$5,750,000
39

Tomas Hertl

Center
$5,625,000
40

Mikko Koivu

Center
$5,500,000

Dave Bolland

Center
$5,500,000

Bo Horvat

Center
$5,500,000
43

Mika Zibanejad

Center
$5,350,000

Mikael Backlund

Center
$5,350,000
45

Bryan Little

Center
$5,291,000
46

Jeff Carter

Center
$5,272,727
47

William Karlsson

Center
$5,250,000

J.T. Miller

Center
$5,250,000

Frans Nielsen

Center
$5,250,000
50

Kevin Hayes

Center
$5,175,000
51

Brayden Schenn

Center
$5,125,000
52

Tyler Bozak

Center
$5,000,000

Tyler Johnson

Center
$5,000,000

Derick Brassard

Center
$5,000,000

Jonathan Marchessault

Center
$5,000,000

Joe Thornton

Center
$5,000,000
57

Alex Galchenyuk

Center
$4,900,000

Alexander Wennberg

Center
$4,900,000
59

Elias Lindholm

Center
$4,850,000
60

Martin Hanzal

Center
$4,750,000

Vincent Trocheck

Center
$4,750,000

Carl Soderberg

Center
$4,750,000
63

Jori Lehtera

Center
$4,700,000
64

Marcus Johansson

Center
$4,583,333
65

Artem Anisimov

Center
$4,550,000
66

Nazem Kadri

Center
$4,500,000
67

Alexander Killorn

Center
$4,450,000
68

Brandon Sutter

Center
$4,375,000
69

Sean Couturier

Center
$4,333,333
70

Craig Smith

Center
$4,250,000

Brock Nelson

Center
$4,250,000
72

Mathieu Perreault

Center
$4,125,000
73

Nick Bonino

Center
$4,100,000

Nick Bjugstad

Center
$4,100,000
75

Vladislav Namestnikov

Center
$4,000,000

Ryan Spooner

Center
$4,000,000

Adam Henrique

Center
$4,000,000

Victor Rask

Center
$4,000,000
79

Colin Wilson

Center
$3,937,500
80

Andrew Shaw

Center
$3,900,000
81

Patrik Berglund

Center
$3,850,000

Darren Helm

Center
$3,850,000

Cody Eakin

Center
$3,850,000
84

Rickard Rakell

Center
$3,800,000
85

Nolan Patrick

Center
$3,775,000

Auston Matthews

Center
$3,775,000
87

Nico Hischier

Center
$3,750,000

Anders Lee

Center
$3,750,000

Boone Jenner

Center
$3,750,000
90

Lars Eller

Center
$3,500,000

Eric Staal

Center
$3,500,000
92

Dylan Strome

Center
$3,400,000
93

Casey Cizikas

Center
$3,350,000
94

Zack Smith

Center
$3,250,000
95

Charlie Coyle

Center
$3,200,000
96

Sam Gagner

Center
$3,150,000
97

Derek Ryan

Center
$3,125,000
98

Jean-Gabriel Pageau

Center
$3,100,000

Ryan Strome

Center
$3,100,000
100

Phillip Danault

Center
$3,083,333