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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

Brent Burns

Defenseman
$8,000,000

Jacob Trouba

Defenseman
$8,000,000

John Carlson

Defenseman
$8,000,000
8

Victor Hedman

Defenseman
$7,875,000
9

Shea Weber

Defenseman
$7,857,143
10

Dustin Byfuglien

Defenseman
$7,600,000
11

Ryan Suter

Defenseman
$7,538,462
12

Aaron Ekblad

Defenseman
$7,500,000
13

Kris Letang

Defenseman
$7,250,000
14

Marc-Edouard Vlasic

Defenseman
$7,000,000
15

Brent Seabrook

Defenseman
$6,875,000
16

Mark Giordano

Defenseman
$6,750,000

Ryan McDonagh

Defenseman
$6,750,000

Ivan Provorov

Defenseman
$6,750,000
19

Alex Pietrangelo

Defenseman
$6,500,000

Cam Fowler

Defenseman
$6,500,000
21

Keith Yandle

Defenseman
$6,350,000
22

Ryan Ellis

Defenseman
$6,250,000
23

Alexander Edler

Defenseman
$6,000,000

Tyler Myers

Defenseman
$6,000,000

Erik Johnson

Defenseman
$6,000,000

Johnny Boychuk

Defenseman
$6,000,000

Mathew Dumba

Defenseman
$6,000,000
28

Nate Schmidt

Defenseman
$5,950,000
29

Esa Lindell

Defenseman
$5,800,000
30

Dougie Hamilton

Defenseman
$5,750,000

Matt Niskanen

Defenseman
$5,750,000
32

Marc Staal

Defenseman
$5,700,000
33

Duncan Keith

Defenseman
$5,538,462
34

Justin Schultz

Defenseman
$5,500,000

Anton Stralman

Defenseman
$5,500,000

Nick Leddy

Defenseman
$5,500,000

Colton Parayko

Defenseman
$5,500,000

Jeff Petry

Defenseman
$5,500,000

Tyson Barrie

Defenseman
$5,500,000
40

Alex Goligoski

Defenseman
$5,475,000
41

Seth Jones

Defenseman
$5,400,000

Rasmus Ristolainen

Defenseman
$5,400,000
43

Mike Green

Defenseman
$5,375,000
44

Jaccob Slavin

Defenseman
$5,300,000
45

Torey Krug

Defenseman
$5,250,000

Brady Skjei

Defenseman
$5,250,000
47

Hampus Lindholm

Defenseman
$5,205,556
48

Shea Theodore

Defenseman
$5,200,000
49

Jared Spurgeon

Defenseman
$5,187,500
50

Zach Bogosian

Defenseman
$5,142,857
51

Dmitry Orlov

Defenseman
$5,100,000
52

Andy Greene

Defenseman
$5,000,000

Zachary Werenski

Defenseman
$5,000,000

Danny DeKeyser

Defenseman
$5,000,000

Morgan Rielly

Defenseman
$5,000,000

Niklas Hjalmarsson

Defenseman
$5,000,000
57

Noah Hanifin

Defenseman
$4,950,000
58

Charles Mcavoy

Defenseman
$4,900,000
59

Sami Vatanen

Defenseman
$4,875,000

Michael Matheson

Defenseman
$4,875,000
61

Justin Faulk

Defenseman
$4,833,333
62

T.J. Brodie

Defenseman
$4,650,000
63

Karl Alzner

Defenseman
$4,625,000
64

Ryan Murray

Defenseman
$4,600,000

Jakob Chychrun

Defenseman
$4,600,000
66

Calvin de Haan

Defenseman
$4,550,000
67

Nikita Zaitsev

Defenseman
$4,500,000

Shayne Gostisbehere

Defenseman
$4,500,000

Cody Ceci

Defenseman
$4,500,000
70

Chris Tanev

Defenseman
$4,450,000
71

Brendan Smith

Defenseman
$4,350,000
72

Dmitry Kulikov

Defenseman
$4,333,334
73

Ian Cole

Defenseman
$4,250,000

David Savard

Defenseman
$4,250,000

John Klingberg

Defenseman
$4,250,000

Jonathan Ericsson

Defenseman
$4,250,000
77

Oscar Klefbom

Defenseman
$4,167,000
78

Damon Severson

Defenseman
$4,166,666

Jonas Brodin

Defenseman
$4,166,666

Adam Larsson

Defenseman
$4,166,666
81

Brian Dumoulin

Defenseman
$4,100,000

Josh Manson

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

Alec Martinez

Defenseman
$4,000,000

Marco Scandella

Defenseman
$4,000,000

Erik Gudbranson

Defenseman
$4,000,000

Kris Russell

Defenseman
$4,000,000

Roman Josi

Defenseman
$4,000,000

Jacob Muzzin

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

Will Butcher

Defenseman
$3,733,333
99

Ron Hainsey

Defenseman
$3,500,000

Ben Chiarot

Defenseman
$3,500,000