NHL Salary Rankings NHL Salary Rankings

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

2021 Defenseman Average Rankings

Player POS average
1 Karlsson D $11,500,000
2 Doughty D $11,000,000
3 Josi D $9,059,000
4 Subban D $9,000,000
Hamilton D $9,000,000
Makar D $9,000,000
7 Pietrangelo D $8,800,000
8 Heiskanen D $8,450,000
9 Ekman-Larsson D $8,250,000
10 Trouba D $8,000,000
Carlson D $8,000,000
Chabot D $8,000,000
Burns D $8,000,000
14 Hedman D $7,875,000
15 Weber D $7,857,143
16 Spurgeon D $7,575,000
17 Ekblad D $7,500,000
18 Letang D $7,250,000
19 Vlasic D $7,000,000
20 Seabrook D $6,875,000
21 Giordano D $6,750,000
McDonagh D $6,750,000
Provorov D $6,750,000
24 Fowler D $6,500,000
Faulk D $6,500,000
Krug D $6,500,000
27 Morrissey D $6,250,000
Petry D $6,250,000
Ellis D $6,250,000
30 Johnson D $6,000,000
Dahlin D $6,000,000
Dumba D $6,000,000
Brodin D $6,000,000
Myers D $6,000,000
Boychuk D $6,000,000
36 Schmidt D $5,950,000
37 Pionk D $5,875,000
38 Lindell D $5,800,000
39 Pelech D $5,750,000
40 Muzzin D $5,625,000
41 Nurse D $5,600,000
42 Keith D $5,538,462
43 Parayko D $5,500,000
Leddy D $5,500,000
Stralman D $5,500,000
46 Ristolainen D $5,400,000
Jones D $5,400,000
48 Slavin D $5,300,000
49 Martinez D $5,250,000
Lindholm D $5,250,000
Skjei D $5,250,000
52 Theodore D $5,200,000
53 Orlov D $5,100,000
54 Pulock D $5,000,000
Girard D $5,000,000
Werenski D $5,000,000
Goligoski D $5,000,000
DeKeyser D $5,000,000
Rielly D $5,000,000
Brodie D $5,000,000
61 Hanifin D $4,950,000
62 Mcavoy D $4,900,000
63 Matheson D $4,875,000
64 Sergachev D $4,800,000
65 Sanheim D $4,675,000
66 Oleksiak D $4,600,000
Chychrun D $4,600,000
68 de Haan D $4,550,000
Andersson D $4,550,000
70 Zaitsev D $4,500,000
Barrie D $4,500,000
Tanev D $4,500,000
Gostisbehere D $4,500,000
74 Hronek D $4,400,000
Marino D $4,400,000
76 Klingberg D $4,250,000
77 Klefbom D $4,167,000
78 Severson D $4,166,667
79 Toews D $4,100,000
Manson D $4,100,000
Carlo D $4,100,000
Dumoulin D $4,100,000
83 Maatta D $4,083,333
84 Gardiner D $4,050,000
85 Pettersson D $4,025,175
86 Pesce D $4,025,000
87 Dunn D $4,000,000
Larsson D $4,000,000
Schultz D $4,000,000
McCabe D $4,000,000
91 Shattenkirk D $3,900,000
Dillon D $3,900,000
93 Miller D $3,875,000
94 Murphy D $3,850,000
95 Ekholm D $3,750,000
Zadorov D $3,750,000
97 Butcher D $3,733,333
98 Grzelcyk D $3,687,500
99 Suter D $3,650,000
100 Edler D $3,500,000