NHL Salary Rankings NHL Salary Rankings

Listing the top salaries, cap hits, cash, earnings, contracts, and bonuses, for all active NHL players.

2021 Defenseman Cap Hit Rankings

Player POS cap hit
1 Karlsson D $11,500,000
2 Doughty D $11,000,000
3 Josi D $9,059,000
4 Makar D $9,000,000
Subban D $9,000,000
Hamilton D $9,000,000
7 Pietrangelo D $8,800,000
8 Heiskanen D $8,450,000
9 Ekman-Larsson D $8,250,000
10 Burns D $8,000,000
Trouba D $8,000,000
Carlson D $8,000,000
Chabot D $8,000,000
14 Hedman D $7,875,000
15 Weber D $7,857,143
16 Hughes D $7,850,000
17 Spurgeon D $7,575,000
18 Ekblad D $7,500,000
19 Letang D $7,250,000
20 Vlasic D $7,000,000
21 Seabrook D $6,875,000
22 Giordano D $6,750,000
McDonagh D $6,750,000
Provorov D $6,750,000
25 Fowler D $6,500,000
Faulk D $6,500,000
Krug D $6,500,000
28 Petry D $6,250,000
Morrissey D $6,250,000
Ellis D $6,250,000
31 Boychuk D $6,000,000
Dahlin D $6,000,000
Johnson D $6,000,000
Myers D $6,000,000
Dumba D $6,000,000
Brodin D $6,000,000
37 Schmidt D $5,950,000
38 Pionk D $5,875,000
39 Lindell D $5,800,000
40 Pelech D $5,750,000
41 Muzzin D $5,625,000
42 Nurse D $5,600,000
43 Keith D $5,538,462
44 Parayko D $5,500,000
Leddy D $5,500,000
Stralman D $5,500,000
47 Ristolainen D $5,400,000
Jones D $5,400,000
49 Slavin D $5,300,000
50 Martinez D $5,250,000
Skjei D $5,250,000
52 Lindholm D $5,205,556
53 Theodore D $5,200,000
54 Orlov D $5,100,000
55 Girard D $5,000,000
Pulock D $5,000,000
Werenski D $5,000,000
Goligoski D $5,000,000
DeKeyser D $5,000,000
Rielly D $5,000,000
Brodie D $5,000,000
62 Hanifin D $4,950,000
63 Mcavoy D $4,900,000
64 Matheson D $4,875,000
65 Sergachev D $4,800,000
66 Sanheim D $4,675,000
67 Oleksiak D $4,600,000
Chychrun D $4,600,000
69 Andersson D $4,550,000
de Haan D $4,550,000
71 Tanev D $4,500,000
Zaitsev D $4,500,000
Gostisbehere D $4,500,000
Barrie D $4,500,000
75 Marino D $4,400,000
Hronek D $4,400,000
77 Klingberg D $4,250,000
78 Klefbom D $4,167,000
79 Severson D $4,166,666
80 Dumoulin D $4,100,000
Manson D $4,100,000
Toews D $4,100,000
Carlo D $4,100,000
84 Maatta D $4,083,333
85 Gardiner D $4,050,000
86 Pettersson D $4,025,175
87 Pesce D $4,025,000
88 Dunn D $4,000,000
Larsson D $4,000,000
Schultz D $4,000,000
McCabe D $4,000,000
92 Shattenkirk D $3,900,000
Dillon D $3,900,000
94 Miller D $3,875,000
95 Murphy D $3,850,000
96 Zadorov D $3,750,000
Ekholm D $3,750,000
98 Butcher D $3,733,333
99 Grzelcyk D $3,687,500
100 Suter D $3,650,000