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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

John Carlson

Defenseman
$8,000,000

Jacob Trouba

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

Ryan McDonagh

Defenseman
$6,750,000

Mark Giordano

Defenseman
$6,750,000
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

Tyler Myers

Defenseman
$6,000,000

Erik Johnson

Defenseman
$6,000,000

Johnny Boychuk

Defenseman
$6,000,000

Mathew Dumba

Defenseman
$6,000,000
27

Nate Schmidt

Defenseman
$5,950,000
28

Esa Lindell

Defenseman
$5,800,000
29

Matt Niskanen

Defenseman
$5,750,000

Dougie Hamilton

Defenseman
$5,750,000
31

Marc Staal

Defenseman
$5,700,000
32

Duncan Keith

Defenseman
$5,538,462
33

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
39

Alex Goligoski

Defenseman
$5,475,000
40

Seth Jones

Defenseman
$5,400,000

Rasmus Ristolainen

Defenseman
$5,400,000
42

Mike Green

Defenseman
$5,375,000
43

Jaccob Slavin

Defenseman
$5,300,000
44

Torey Krug

Defenseman
$5,250,000

Brady Skjei

Defenseman
$5,250,000
46

Hampus Lindholm

Defenseman
$5,205,556
47

Shea Theodore

Defenseman
$5,200,000
48

Jared Spurgeon

Defenseman
$5,187,500
49

Zach Bogosian

Defenseman
$5,142,857
50

Dmitry Orlov

Defenseman
$5,100,000
51

Andy Greene

Defenseman
$5,000,000

Niklas Hjalmarsson

Defenseman
$5,000,000

Danny DeKeyser

Defenseman
$5,000,000

Morgan Rielly

Defenseman
$5,000,000
55

Noah Hanifin

Defenseman
$4,950,000
56

Sami Vatanen

Defenseman
$4,875,000

Michael Matheson

Defenseman
$4,875,000
58

Justin Faulk

Defenseman
$4,833,333
59

T.J. Brodie

Defenseman
$4,650,000
60

Karl Alzner

Defenseman
$4,625,000
61

Jakob Chychrun

Defenseman
$4,600,000

Ryan Murray

Defenseman
$4,600,000
63

Calvin de Haan

Defenseman
$4,550,000
64

Shayne Gostisbehere

Defenseman
$4,500,000

Nikita Zaitsev

Defenseman
$4,500,000

Cody Ceci

Defenseman
$4,500,000
67

Chris Tanev

Defenseman
$4,450,000
68

Brendan Smith

Defenseman
$4,350,000
69

Dmitry Kulikov

Defenseman
$4,333,334
70

Ian Cole

Defenseman
$4,250,000

David Savard

Defenseman
$4,250,000

John Klingberg

Defenseman
$4,250,000

Jonathan Ericsson

Defenseman
$4,250,000
74

Oscar Klefbom

Defenseman
$4,167,000
75

Adam Larsson

Defenseman
$4,166,666

Damon Severson

Defenseman
$4,166,666

Jonas Brodin

Defenseman
$4,166,666
78

Josh Manson

Defenseman
$4,100,000

Brian Dumoulin

Defenseman
$4,100,000
80

Olli Maatta

Defenseman
$4,083,333
81

Brett Pesce

Defenseman
$4,025,000
82

Roman Josi

Defenseman
$4,000,000

Kris Russell

Defenseman
$4,000,000

Erik Gudbranson

Defenseman
$4,000,000

Alec Martinez

Defenseman
$4,000,000

Marco Scandella

Defenseman
$4,000,000

Jacob Muzzin

Defenseman
$4,000,000
88

Jason Demers

Defenseman
$3,937,500
89

Colin Miller

Defenseman
$3,875,000
90

Travis Hamonic

Defenseman
$3,857,143
91

Connor Murphy

Defenseman
$3,850,000
92

Justin Braun

Defenseman
$3,800,000
93

Mattias Ekholm

Defenseman
$3,750,000
94

Will Butcher

Defenseman
$3,733,333
95

Ron Hainsey

Defenseman
$3,500,000

Ben Chiarot

Defenseman
$3,500,000
97

Brandon Montour

Defenseman
$3,387,500
98

Radko Gudas

Defenseman
$3,350,000
99

Brenden Dillon

Defenseman
$3,270,000
100

Travis Sanheim

Defenseman
$3,250,000