NHL Salary Rankings NHL Salary Rankings

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

2018 Forward 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

Patrick Kane

Right Wing
$10,500,000

Jonathan Toews

Center
$10,500,000
6

Anze Kopitar

Center
$10,000,000

Jack Eichel

Center
$10,000,000
8

Alex Ovechkin

Left Wing
$9,538,462
9

Jamie Benn

Left Wing
$9,500,000

Evgeni Malkin

Center
$9,500,000
11

Sidney Crosby

Center
$8,700,000
12

Corey Perry

Right Wing
$8,625,000
13

Steven Stamkos

Center
$8,500,000
14

Claude Giroux

Center
$8,275,000
15

Ryan Getzlaf

Center
$8,250,000

Jakub Voracek

Right Wing
$8,250,000
17

Ryan Johansen

Center
$8,000,000

Philip Kessel

Right Wing
$8,000,000
19

Evgeny Kuznetsov

Center
$7,800,000
20

Zach Parise

Left Wing
$7,538,462
21

Jason Spezza

Center
$7,500,000

Ryan O'Reilly

Center
$7,500,000

Vladimir Tarasenko

Right Wing
$7,500,000
24

Mark Stone

Right Wing
$7,350,000
25

Bobby Ryan

Right Wing
$7,250,000

David Krejci

Center
$7,250,000
27

James Van Riemsdyk

Left Wing
$7,000,000

Evander Kane

Left Wing
$7,000,000
29

Ryan Kesler

Center
$6,875,000

Patrice Bergeron

Center
$6,875,000
31

Johnny Gaudreau

Left Wing
$6,750,000
32

Nicklas Backstrom

Center
$6,700,000
33

Derek Stepan

Center
$6,500,000

Paul Stastny

Center
$6,500,000
35

Sean Monahan

Center
$6,375,000
36

Nathan MacKinnon

Center
$6,300,000
37

Alexander Radulov

Right Wing
$6,250,000

Patrick Marleau

Left Wing
$6,250,000

Ilya Kovalchuk

Left Wing
$6,250,000
40

Mark Scheifele

Center
$6,125,000

Brad Marchand

Left Wing
$6,125,000
42

Dylan Larkin

Center
$6,100,000
43

Henrik Zetterberg

Left Wing
$6,083,333
44

Nikolaj Ehlers

Left Wing
$6,000,000

Matt Duchene

Center
$6,000,000

Jordan Staal

Center
$6,000,000

Filip Forsberg

Center
$6,000,000

Kyle Turris

Center
$6,000,000

Milan Lucic

Left Wing
$6,000,000

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins

Center
$6,000,000

Brandon Saad

Left Wing
$6,000,000

Loui Eriksson

Right Wing
$6,000,000

Taylor Hall

Left Wing
$6,000,000

David Backes

Center
$6,000,000

Logan Couture

Center
$6,000,000

Joe Pavelski

Left Wing
$6,000,000

Jordan Eberle

Right Wing
$6,000,000

Artemi Panarin

Left Wing
$6,000,000

Kyle Okposo

Right Wing
$6,000,000
60

Aleksander Barkov

Center
$5,900,000

Jonathan Huberdeau

Left Wing
$5,900,000
62

Dustin Brown

Right Wing
$5,875,000

Cameron Atkinson

Right Wing
$5,875,000
64

Brandon Dubinsky

Center
$5,850,000
65

Ryan Callahan

Right Wing
$5,800,000
66

Tyler Seguin

Center
$5,750,000

James Neal

Left Wing
$5,750,000

Travis Zajac

Center
$5,750,000

T.J. Oshie

Right Wing
$5,750,000

Alexander Steen

Left Wing
$5,750,000

Mikael Granlund

Center
$5,750,000
72

Jeff Skinner

Left Wing
$5,725,000
73

Tomas Hertl

Center
$5,625,000
74

Blake Wheeler

Right Wing
$5,600,000

Jason Pominville

Right Wing
$5,600,000
76

Gabriel Landeskog

Left Wing
$5,571,429
77

Jonathan Drouin

Left Wing
$5,500,000

Dave Bolland

Center
$5,500,000

Bo Horvat

Center
$5,500,000

Andrew Ladd

Left Wing
$5,500,000

Nick Foligno

Left Wing
$5,500,000

Mikko Koivu

Center
$5,500,000

Jason Zucker

Left Wing
$5,500,000
84

Mikael Backlund

Center
$5,350,000

Mika Zibanejad

Center
$5,350,000

Jaden Schwartz

Left Wing
$5,350,000
87

Ondrej Palat

Left Wing
$5,300,000

Nathan Horton

Right Wing
$5,300,000

Patric Hornqvist

Right Wing
$5,300,000

Tomas Tatar

Left Wing
$5,300,000
91

Bryan Little

Center
$5,291,000
92

Marian Hossa

Right Wing
$5,275,000
93

Jeff Carter

Center
$5,272,727
94

Nino Niederreiter

Right Wing
$5,250,000

J.T. Miller

Center
$5,250,000

Frans Nielsen

Center
$5,250,000

David Clarkson

Right Wing
$5,250,000

William Karlsson

Center
$5,250,000
99

Mike Hoffman

Left Wing
$5,187,500
100

Kevin Hayes

Center
$5,175,000