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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

Claude Giroux

Center
$9,000,000

Leon Draisaitl

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

Paul Stastny

Center
$7,500,000

Nicklas Backstrom

Center
$7,500,000

Jason Spezza

Center
$7,500,000
13

Bo Horvat

Center
$7,000,000
14

Nathan MacKinnon

Center
$6,750,000

Sean Monahan

Center
$6,750,000

Mark Scheifele

Center
$6,750,000

Tyler Johnson

Center
$6,750,000
18

Ryan Kesler

Center
$6,675,000
19

Tyler Seguin

Center
$6,500,000

Matt Duchene

Center
$6,500,000

Bryan Little

Center
$6,500,000

Travis Zajac

Center
$6,500,000
23

Aleksander Barkov

Center
$6,250,000
24

Logan Couture

Center
$6,000,000

Mikko Koivu

Center
$6,000,000

Frans Nielsen

Center
$6,000,000

Jordan Staal

Center
$6,000,000

Filip Forsberg

Center
$6,000,000

Kyle Turris

Center
$6,000,000

Derek Stepan

Center
$6,000,000

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins

Center
$6,000,000

Jonathan Toews

Center
$6,000,000
33

Brandon Dubinsky

Center
$5,850,000
34

Dylan Larkin

Center
$5,750,000
35

Mika Zibanejad

Center
$5,500,000

Mikael Granlund

Center
$5,500,000

Tyler Bozak

Center
$5,500,000

Adam Henrique

Center
$5,500,000

Dave Bolland

Center
$5,500,000
40

Vincent Trocheck

Center
$5,250,000

William Karlsson

Center
$5,250,000

J.T. Miller

Center
$5,250,000
43

Kevin Hayes

Center
$5,175,000
44

Carl Soderberg

Center
$5,000,000

Jonathan Marchessault

Center
$5,000,000

Anders Lee

Center
$5,000,000

Joe Thornton

Center
$5,000,000

Jeff Carter

Center
$5,000,000

Evgeny Kuznetsov

Center
$5,000,000

Martin Hanzal

Center
$5,000,000

Jori Lehtera

Center
$5,000,000

Artem Anisimov

Center
$5,000,000
53

Alex Galchenyuk

Center
$4,900,000
54

Elias Lindholm

Center
$4,850,000
55

Marcus Johansson

Center
$4,750,000
56

Patrik Berglund

Center
$4,700,000
57

Alexander Wennberg

Center
$4,500,000

Craig Smith

Center
$4,500,000
59

Alexander Killorn

Center
$4,450,000
60

Nick Bjugstad

Center
$4,300,000
61

Brock Nelson

Center
$4,250,000
62

Nick Bonino

Center
$4,100,000
63

Colin Wilson

Center
$4,000,000

Tomas Hertl

Center
$4,000,000

Leo Komarov

Center
$4,000,000

Boone Jenner

Center
$4,000,000

Lars Eller

Center
$4,000,000

Ryan Spooner

Center
$4,000,000

Mathieu Perreault

Center
$4,000,000

Andrew Shaw

Center
$4,000,000

Victor Rask

Center
$4,000,000
72

Cody Eakin

Center
$3,850,000

Mikael Backlund

Center
$3,850,000
74

Rickard Rakell

Center
$3,800,000
75

Charlie Coyle

Center
$3,750,000
76

Sam Reinhart

Center
$3,550,000
77

Casey Cizikas

Center
$3,500,000

Vladislav Namestnikov

Center
$3,500,000

Eric Staal

Center
$3,500,000

Darren Helm

Center
$3,500,000

Sam Gagner

Center
$3,500,000
82

Brandon Sutter

Center
$3,375,000
83

Jean-Gabriel Pageau

Center
$3,300,000
84

Zack Smith

Center
$3,250,000

Sean Couturier

Center
$3,250,000
86

Derek Ryan

Center
$3,125,000
87

David Backes

Center
$3,000,000

Phillip Danault

Center
$3,000,000

Ryan Strome

Center
$3,000,000
90

Chris Tierney

Center
$2,900,000
91

Teuvo Teravainen

Center
$2,860,000
92

Erik Haula

Center
$2,750,000

Valtteri Filppula

Center
$2,750,000

Riley Nash

Center
$2,750,000

Andreas Athanasiou

Center
$2,750,000
96

Brayden Schenn

Center
$2,500,000

Nazem Kadri

Center
$2,500,000

Brian Boyle

Center
$2,500,000
99

Mattias Janmark

Center
$2,300,000

Marcus Kruger

Center
$2,300,000