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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 Defenseman Cap Hit Rankings

Player cap hit
1

P.K. Subban

Defenseman
$9,000,000
2

Brent Burns

Defenseman
$8,000,000

John Carlson

Defenseman
$8,000,000
4

Victor Hedman

Defenseman
$7,875,000
5

Shea Weber

Defenseman
$7,857,143
6

Dustin Byfuglien

Defenseman
$7,600,000
7

Ryan Suter

Defenseman
$7,538,462
8

Aaron Ekblad

Defenseman
$7,500,000
9

Kris Letang

Defenseman
$7,250,000
10

Marc-Edouard Vlasic

Defenseman
$7,000,000

Dion Phaneuf

Defenseman
$7,000,000

Drew Doughty

Defenseman
$7,000,000
13

Brent Seabrook

Defenseman
$6,875,000
14

Mark Giordano

Defenseman
$6,750,000
15

Kevin Shattenkirk

Defenseman
$6,650,000
16

Erik Karlsson

Defenseman
$6,500,000

Cam Fowler

Defenseman
$6,500,000

Alex Pietrangelo

Defenseman
$6,500,000
19

Keith Yandle

Defenseman
$6,350,000
20

Mathew Dumba

Defenseman
$6,000,000

Erik Johnson

Defenseman
$6,000,000

Johnny Boychuk

Defenseman
$6,000,000
23

Dougie Hamilton

Defenseman
$5,750,000

Matt Niskanen

Defenseman
$5,750,000
25

Marc Staal

Defenseman
$5,700,000
26

Duncan Keith

Defenseman
$5,538,462
27

Colton Parayko

Defenseman
$5,500,000

Jeff Petry

Defenseman
$5,500,000

Oliver Ekman-Larsson

Defenseman
$5,500,000

Andrej Sekera

Defenseman
$5,500,000

Jacob Trouba

Defenseman
$5,500,000

Tyler Myers

Defenseman
$5,500,000

Tyson Barrie

Defenseman
$5,500,000

Justin Schultz

Defenseman
$5,500,000

Nick Leddy

Defenseman
$5,500,000
36

Alex Goligoski

Defenseman
$5,475,000
37

Jay Bouwmeester

Defenseman
$5,400,000

Rasmus Ristolainen

Defenseman
$5,400,000

Seth Jones

Defenseman
$5,400,000
40

Mike Green

Defenseman
$5,375,000
41

Jaccob Slavin

Defenseman
$5,300,000
42

Hampus Lindholm

Defenseman
$5,250,000

Brady Skjei

Defenseman
$5,250,000

Torey Krug

Defenseman
$5,250,000
45

Shea Theodore

Defenseman
$5,200,000
46

Jared Spurgeon

Defenseman
$5,187,500
47

Zach Bogosian

Defenseman
$5,142,857
48

Dmitry Orlov

Defenseman
$5,100,000
49

Danny DeKeyser

Defenseman
$5,000,000

Zdeno Chara

Defenseman
$5,000,000

Andrew MacDonald

Defenseman
$5,000,000

Morgan Rielly

Defenseman
$5,000,000

Andy Greene

Defenseman
$5,000,000

Alexander Edler

Defenseman
$5,000,000
55

Noah Hanifin

Defenseman
$4,950,000
56

Marc Methot

Defenseman
$4,900,000
57

Michael Matheson

Defenseman
$4,875,000

Sami Vatanen

Defenseman
$4,875,000
59

Justin Faulk

Defenseman
$4,833,333
60

Niklas Kronwall

Defenseman
$4,750,000
61

Ryan McDonagh

Defenseman
$4,700,000
62

T.J. Brodie

Defenseman
$4,650,000
63

Karl Alzner

Defenseman
$4,625,000
64

Calvin de Haan

Defenseman
$4,550,000
65

Anton Stralman

Defenseman
$4,500,000

Shayne Gostisbehere

Defenseman
$4,500,000

Nikita Zaitsev

Defenseman
$4,500,000
68

Chris Tanev

Defenseman
$4,450,000
69

Brendan Smith

Defenseman
$4,350,000
70

Dmitry Kulikov

Defenseman
$4,333,333
71

Cody Ceci

Defenseman
$4,300,000
72

John Klingberg

Defenseman
$4,250,000

Jonathan Ericsson

Defenseman
$4,250,000

Ian Cole

Defenseman
$4,250,000

David Savard

Defenseman
$4,250,000
76

Oscar Klefbom

Defenseman
$4,167,000
77

Jonas Brodin

Defenseman
$4,166,666

Adam Larsson

Defenseman
$4,166,666

Damon Severson

Defenseman
$4,166,666
80

Josh Manson

Defenseman
$4,100,000

Niklas Hjalmarsson

Defenseman
$4,100,000

Brian Dumoulin

Defenseman
$4,100,000
83

Olli Maatta

Defenseman
$4,083,333
84

Jake Gardiner

Defenseman
$4,050,000
85

Brett Pesce

Defenseman
$4,025,000
86

Kris Russell

Defenseman
$4,000,000

Roman Josi

Defenseman
$4,000,000

Jacob Muzzin

Defenseman
$4,000,000

Marco Scandella

Defenseman
$4,000,000

Erik Gudbranson

Defenseman
$4,000,000

Alec Martinez

Defenseman
$4,000,000
92

Jason Demers

Defenseman
$3,937,500
93

Colin Miller

Defenseman
$3,875,000
94

Travis Hamonic

Defenseman
$3,857,143
95

Connor Murphy

Defenseman
$3,850,000
96

Justin Braun

Defenseman
$3,800,000
97

Mattias Ekholm

Defenseman
$3,750,000
98

Braydon Coburn

Defenseman
$3,700,000
99

Michael Stone

Defenseman
$3,500,000
100

Brandon Montour

Defenseman
$3,387,500