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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

Sidney Crosby

Center
$10,000,000

Jack Eichel

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

Jason Spezza

Center
$7,500,000

Nicklas Backstrom

Center
$7,500,000
13

Bo Horvat

Center
$7,000,000
14

William Nylander

Center
$6,774,193
15

Nathan MacKinnon

Center
$6,750,000

Sean Monahan

Center
$6,750,000

Mark Scheifele

Center
$6,750,000

Tyler Johnson

Center
$6,750,000
19

Ryan Kesler

Center
$6,675,000
20

Travis Zajac

Center
$6,500,000

Tyler Seguin

Center
$6,500,000

Matt Duchene

Center
$6,500,000

Bryan Little

Center
$6,500,000
24

Aleksander Barkov

Center
$6,250,000
25

Kyle Turris

Center
$6,000,000

Logan Couture

Center
$6,000,000

Mikko Koivu

Center
$6,000,000

Jordan Staal

Center
$6,000,000

Frans Nielsen

Center
$6,000,000

Derek Stepan

Center
$6,000,000

Jonathan Toews

Center
$6,000,000

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins

Center
$6,000,000

Filip Forsberg

Center
$6,000,000
34

Brandon Dubinsky

Center
$5,850,000
35

Dylan Larkin

Center
$5,750,000
36

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
41

Vincent Trocheck

Center
$5,250,000

William Karlsson

Center
$5,250,000

J.T. Miller

Center
$5,250,000
44

Kevin Hayes

Center
$5,175,000
45

Artem Anisimov

Center
$5,000,000

Carl Soderberg

Center
$5,000,000

Anders Lee

Center
$5,000,000

Jonathan Marchessault

Center
$5,000,000

Jeff Carter

Center
$5,000,000

Joe Thornton

Center
$5,000,000

Evgeny Kuznetsov

Center
$5,000,000

Martin Hanzal

Center
$5,000,000

Jori Lehtera

Center
$5,000,000
54

Alex Galchenyuk

Center
$4,900,000
55

Elias Lindholm

Center
$4,850,000
56

Marcus Johansson

Center
$4,750,000
57

Patrik Berglund

Center
$4,700,000
58

Craig Smith

Center
$4,500,000

Alexander Wennberg

Center
$4,500,000
60

Alexander Killorn

Center
$4,450,000
61

Nick Bjugstad

Center
$4,300,000
62

Brock Nelson

Center
$4,250,000
63

Nick Bonino

Center
$4,100,000
64

Ryan Spooner

Center
$4,000,000

Colin Wilson

Center
$4,000,000

Leo Komarov

Center
$4,000,000

Boone Jenner

Center
$4,000,000

Tomas Hertl

Center
$4,000,000

Lars Eller

Center
$4,000,000

Andrew Shaw

Center
$4,000,000

Victor Rask

Center
$4,000,000

Mathieu Perreault

Center
$4,000,000
73

Cody Eakin

Center
$3,850,000

Mikael Backlund

Center
$3,850,000
75

Rickard Rakell

Center
$3,800,000
76

Charlie Coyle

Center
$3,750,000
77

Sam Reinhart

Center
$3,550,000
78

Sam Gagner

Center
$3,500,000

Casey Cizikas

Center
$3,500,000

Vladislav Namestnikov

Center
$3,500,000

Eric Staal

Center
$3,500,000

Darren Helm

Center
$3,500,000
83

Brandon Sutter

Center
$3,375,000
84

Jean-Gabriel Pageau

Center
$3,300,000
85

Sean Couturier

Center
$3,250,000

Zack Smith

Center
$3,250,000
87

Derek Ryan

Center
$3,125,000
88

David Backes

Center
$3,000,000

Ryan Strome

Center
$3,000,000

Phillip Danault

Center
$3,000,000
91

Chris Tierney

Center
$2,900,000
92

Teuvo Teravainen

Center
$2,860,000
93

Valtteri Filppula

Center
$2,750,000

Riley Nash

Center
$2,750,000

Erik Haula

Center
$2,750,000

Andreas Athanasiou

Center
$2,750,000
97

Nazem Kadri

Center
$2,500,000

Brian Boyle

Center
$2,500,000

Brayden Schenn

Center
$2,500,000
100

Marcus Kruger

Center
$2,300,000