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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.

2019 Defenseman Cap Hit Rankings

Player cap hit
1

Erik Karlsson

Defenseman
$11,500,000
2

Drew Doughty

Defenseman
$11,000,000
3

P.K. Subban

Defenseman
$9,000,000
4

Oliver Ekman-Larsson

Defenseman
$8,250,000
5

John Carlson

Defenseman
$8,000,000

Brent Burns

Defenseman
$8,000,000
7

Victor Hedman

Defenseman
$7,875,000
8

Shea Weber

Defenseman
$7,857,143
9

Dustin Byfuglien

Defenseman
$7,600,000
10

Ryan Suter

Defenseman
$7,538,462
11

Aaron Ekblad

Defenseman
$7,500,000
12

Kris Letang

Defenseman
$7,250,000
13

Marc-Edouard Vlasic

Defenseman
$7,000,000
14

Brent Seabrook

Defenseman
$6,875,000
15

Ryan McDonagh

Defenseman
$6,750,000

Mark Giordano

Defenseman
$6,750,000
17

Kevin Shattenkirk

Defenseman
$6,650,000
18

Cam Fowler

Defenseman
$6,500,000

Alex Pietrangelo

Defenseman
$6,500,000
20

Keith Yandle

Defenseman
$6,350,000
21

Ryan Ellis

Defenseman
$6,250,000
22

Alexander Edler

Defenseman
$6,000,000

Erik Johnson

Defenseman
$6,000,000

Mathew Dumba

Defenseman
$6,000,000

Johnny Boychuk

Defenseman
$6,000,000
26

Nate Schmidt

Defenseman
$5,950,000
27

Esa Lindell

Defenseman
$5,800,000
28

Dougie Hamilton

Defenseman
$5,750,000

Matt Niskanen

Defenseman
$5,750,000
30

Marc Staal

Defenseman
$5,700,000
31

Duncan Keith

Defenseman
$5,538,462
32

Nick Leddy

Defenseman
$5,500,000

Tyson Barrie

Defenseman
$5,500,000

Jeff Petry

Defenseman
$5,500,000

Justin Schultz

Defenseman
$5,500,000

Colton Parayko

Defenseman
$5,500,000

Andrej Sekera

Defenseman
$5,500,000
38

Alex Goligoski

Defenseman
$5,475,000
39

Seth Jones

Defenseman
$5,400,000

Rasmus Ristolainen

Defenseman
$5,400,000
41

Mike Green

Defenseman
$5,375,000
42

Jaccob Slavin

Defenseman
$5,300,000
43

Brady Skjei

Defenseman
$5,250,000

Torey Krug

Defenseman
$5,250,000
45

Hampus Lindholm

Defenseman
$5,205,556
46

Shea Theodore

Defenseman
$5,200,000
47

Jared Spurgeon

Defenseman
$5,187,500
48

Zach Bogosian

Defenseman
$5,142,857
49

Dmitry Orlov

Defenseman
$5,100,000
50

Morgan Rielly

Defenseman
$5,000,000

Niklas Hjalmarsson

Defenseman
$5,000,000

Danny DeKeyser

Defenseman
$5,000,000

Andy Greene

Defenseman
$5,000,000
54

Noah Hanifin

Defenseman
$4,950,000
55

Michael Matheson

Defenseman
$4,875,000

Sami Vatanen

Defenseman
$4,875,000
57

Justin Faulk

Defenseman
$4,833,333
58

T.J. Brodie

Defenseman
$4,650,000
59

Karl Alzner

Defenseman
$4,625,000
60

Jakob Chychrun

Defenseman
$4,600,000
61

Calvin de Haan

Defenseman
$4,550,000
62

Nikita Zaitsev

Defenseman
$4,500,000

Shayne Gostisbehere

Defenseman
$4,500,000
64

Chris Tanev

Defenseman
$4,450,000
65

Brendan Smith

Defenseman
$4,350,000
66

Dmitry Kulikov

Defenseman
$4,333,334
67

Ian Cole

Defenseman
$4,250,000

David Savard

Defenseman
$4,250,000

John Klingberg

Defenseman
$4,250,000

Jonathan Ericsson

Defenseman
$4,250,000
71

Oscar Klefbom

Defenseman
$4,167,000
72

Jonas Brodin

Defenseman
$4,166,666

Damon Severson

Defenseman
$4,166,666

Adam Larsson

Defenseman
$4,166,666
75

Josh Manson

Defenseman
$4,100,000

Brian Dumoulin

Defenseman
$4,100,000
77

Olli Maatta

Defenseman
$4,083,333
78

Brett Pesce

Defenseman
$4,025,000
79

Jacob Muzzin

Defenseman
$4,000,000

Alec Martinez

Defenseman
$4,000,000

Erik Gudbranson

Defenseman
$4,000,000

Roman Josi

Defenseman
$4,000,000

Marco Scandella

Defenseman
$4,000,000

Kris Russell

Defenseman
$4,000,000
85

Jason Demers

Defenseman
$3,937,500
86

Colin Miller

Defenseman
$3,875,000
87

Travis Hamonic

Defenseman
$3,857,143
88

Connor Murphy

Defenseman
$3,850,000
89

Justin Braun

Defenseman
$3,800,000
90

Mattias Ekholm

Defenseman
$3,750,000
91

Michael Stone

Defenseman
$3,500,000
92

Brandon Montour

Defenseman
$3,387,500
93

Radko Gudas

Defenseman
$3,350,000
94

Brenden Dillon

Defenseman
$3,270,000
95

Jack Johnson

Defenseman
$3,250,000

Jay Bouwmeester

Defenseman
$3,250,000
97

Darnell Nurse

Defenseman
$3,200,000
98

Trevor Daley

Defenseman
$3,166,667
99

Joshua Morrissey

Defenseman
$3,150,000
100

John Moore

Defenseman
$2,750,000