NHL Player Earnings NHL Player Earnings

Listing the top earnings for all active NHL players.

Player Earnings
Total
Seasons Earnings
Total
1

Sidney Crosby

Center
2005: R1, #1
$146,890,244 17 $146,890,244
2

Alex Ovechkin

Left Wing
2004: R1, #1
$128,220,893 17 $128,220,893
3

Evgeni Malkin

Center
2004: R1, #2
$127,270,893 16 $127,270,893
4

Shea Weber

Defenseman
2003: R2, #49
$126,831,000 17 $126,831,000
5

Anze Kopitar

Center
2005: R1, #11
$115,250,000 17 $115,250,000
6

Joe Thornton

Center
1997: R1, #1
$111,541,561 24 $111,541,561
7

Patrick Kane

Right Wing
2007: R1, #1
$108,737,195 15 $108,737,195
8

Zach Parise

Left Wing
2003: R1, #17
$108,660,065 17 $108,660,065
9

Ryan Suter

Defenseman
2003: R1, #7
$107,659,333 17 $107,659,333
10

Steven Stamkos

Center
2008: R1, #1
$103,675,000 14 $103,675,000
11

Jonathan Toews

Center
2006: R1, #3
$102,162,195 14 $102,162,195
12

Carey Price

Goaltender
2005: R1, #5
$99,800,000 15 $99,800,000
13

Patrice Bergeron

Center
2003: R2, #45
$92,784,153 18 $92,784,153
14

Nicklas Backstrom

Center
2006: R1, #4
$91,550,000 15 $91,550,000
15

Philip Kessel

Right Wing
2006: R1, #5
$91,502,866 16 $91,502,866
16

Corey Perry

Right Wing
2003: R1, #28
$89,820,883 17 $89,820,883
17

Drew Doughty

Defenseman
2008: R1, #2
$88,929,878 14 $88,929,878
18

Erik Karlsson

Defenseman
2008: R1, #15
$87,929,878 13 $87,929,878
19

John Tavares

Center
2009: R1, #1
$87,191,463 13 $87,191,463
20

Brent Burns

Defenseman
2003: R1, #20
$87,150,000 15 $87,150,000
21

Eric Staal

Center
2003: R1, #2
$86,908,010 17 $86,908,010
22

Paul Stastny

Center
2005: R2, #44
$83,443,415 16 $83,443,415
23

Jamie Benn

Left Wing
2007: R5, #129
$82,694,512 14 $82,694,512
24

Marc-Andre Fleury

Goaltender
2003: R1, #1
$81,491,432 18 $81,491,432
25

Sergei Bobrovsky

Goaltender
0: Undrafted
$78,866,829 12 $78,866,829
26

Claude Giroux

Center
2006: R1, #22
$78,548,780 15 $78,548,780
27

Ryan Kesler

Center
2003: R1, #23
$77,944,000 17 $77,944,000
28

Jeff Carter

Center
2003: R1, #11
$73,235,737 17 $73,235,737
29

Tyler Seguin

Center
2010: R1, #2
$72,700,000 12 $72,700,000
30

Jakub Voracek

Right Wing
2007: R1, #7
$72,362,805 15 $72,362,805
31

Ryan O'Reilly

Center
2009: R2, #33
$71,140,000 13 $71,140,000
32

Jordan Staal

Center
2006: R1, #2
$70,684,146 16 $70,684,146
33

David Krejci

Center
2004: R2, #63
$70,623,171 15 $70,623,171
34

Joe Pavelski

Center
2003: R7, #205
$70,176,463 16 $70,176,463
35

Kris Letang

Defenseman
2005: R3, #62
$68,918,780 14 $68,918,780
36

Blake Wheeler

Right Wing
2004: R1, #5
$68,051,220 14 $68,051,220
37

Milan Lucic

Left Wing
2006: R2, #50
$67,842,805 15 $67,842,805
38

Jeff Skinner

Left Wing
2010: R1, #7
$67,050,000 12 $67,050,000
39

Matt Duchene

Center
2009: R1, #3
$66,352,439 13 $66,352,439
40

Andrew Ladd

Left Wing
2004: R1, #4
$66,134,600 17 $66,134,600
41

Bobby Ryan

Right Wing
2005: R1, #2
$66,075,264 15 $66,075,264
42

Logan Couture

Center
2007: R1, #9
$65,234,756 15 $65,234,756
43

John Carlson

Defenseman
2008: R1, #27
$64,946,951 13 $64,946,951
44

Loui Eriksson

Right Wing
2003: R2, #33
$64,717,683 17 $64,717,683
45

Marc-Edouard Vlasic

Defenseman
2005: R2, #35
$63,320,854 16 $63,320,854
46

Mark Giordano

Defenseman
0: Undrafted
$63,275,000 14 $63,275,000
47

Victor Hedman

Defenseman
2009: R1, #2
$62,700,000 13 $62,700,000
48

Connor McDavid

Center
2015: R1, #1
$62,625,000 7 $62,625,000
49

Oliver Ekman-Larsson

Defenseman
2009: R1, #6
$61,916,829 12 $61,916,829
50

Jonathan Quick

Goaltender
2005: R3, #72
$61,875,122 15 $61,875,122
51

Tyler Myers

Defenseman
2008: R1, #12
$60,625,000 13 $60,625,000
52

Alexander Edler

Defenseman
2004: R3, #91
$58,802,439 16 $58,802,439
53

Vladimir Tarasenko

Right Wing
2010: R1, #16
$58,616,829 10 $58,616,829
54

Brad Marchand

Left Wing
2006: R3, #71
$58,446,464 15 $58,446,464
55

Alex Pietrangelo

Defenseman
2008: R1, #4
$57,950,000 12 $57,950,000
56

Jordan Eberle

Right Wing
2008: R1, #22
$57,625,000 13 $57,625,000
57

Erik Johnson

Defenseman
2006: R1, #1
$57,402,439 15 $57,402,439
58

T.J. Oshie

Right Wing
2005: R1, #24
$57,343,902 14 $57,343,902
59

Taylor Hall

Left Wing
2010: R1, #1
$57,200,000 12 $57,200,000
60

James Van Riemsdyk

Left Wing
2007: R1, #2
$57,088,415 13 $57,088,415
61

Marc Staal

Defenseman
2005: R1, #12
$56,889,756 15 $56,889,756
62

Alex Goligoski

Defenseman
2006: R2, #61
$56,224,137 15 $56,224,137
63

Evander Kane

Left Wing
2009: R1, #4
$56,093,193 13 $56,093,193
64

Semyon Varlamov

Goaltender
2006: R1, #23
$55,368,598 15 $55,368,598
65

Bryan Little

Center
2006: R1, #12
$55,206,098 15 $55,206,098
66

Johnny Boychuk

Defenseman
2002: R2, #61
$55,039,634 15 $55,039,634
67

Max Pacioretty

Left Wing
2007: R1, #22
$54,899,390 14 $54,899,390
68

Kyle Okposo

Right Wing
2006: R1, #7
$53,715,732 15 $53,715,732
69

Artemi Panarin

Left Wing
0: Undrafted
$53,532,500 7 $53,532,500
70

Roman Josi

Defenseman
2008: R2, #38
$52,849,695 12 $52,849,695
71

Ryan McDonagh

Defenseman
2007: R1, #12
$52,809,695 12 $52,809,695
72

Patric Hornqvist

Right Wing
2005: R7, #230
$52,102,439 15 $52,102,439
73

Ryan Johansen

Center
2010: R1, #4
$51,448,387 10 $51,448,387
74

Mark Stone

Right Wing
2010: R6, #178
$51,200,000 9 $51,200,000
75

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins

Center
2011: R1, #1
$49,775,000 11 $49,775,000
76

Jack Johnson

Defenseman
2005: R1, #3
$49,673,334 16 $49,673,334
77

Justin Faulk

Defenseman
2010: R2, #37
$49,520,000 11 $49,520,000
78

Nikita Kucherov

Right Wing
2011: R2, #58
$49,517,500 9 $49,517,500
79

Valtteri Filppula

Center
2002: R3, #95
$49,498,780 16 $49,498,780
80

Mike Smith

Goaltender
2001: R5, #161
$48,870,732 15 $48,870,732
81

Nick Foligno

Left Wing
2006: R1, #28
$48,758,415 14 $48,758,415
82

Evgeny Kuznetsov

Center
2010: R1, #26
$48,747,884 9 $48,747,884
83

Derek Stepan

Center
2008: R2, #51
$48,704,695 12 $48,704,695
84

Cam Fowler

Defenseman
2010: R1, #12
$48,542,153 12 $48,542,153
85

Jared Spurgeon

Defenseman
2008: R6, #156
$48,330,000 12 $48,330,000
86

Kevin Shattenkirk

Defenseman
2007: R1, #14
$48,149,694 12 $48,149,694
87

Gabriel Landeskog

Left Wing
2011: R1, #2
$47,483,963 11 $47,483,963
88

Anton Stralman

Defenseman
2005: R7, #216
$47,095,000 15 $47,095,000
89

Nick Leddy

Defenseman
2009: R1, #16
$46,316,829 12 $46,316,829
90

Nathan MacKinnon

Center
2013: R1, #1
$45,937,500 9 $45,937,500
91

Leon Draisaitl

Center
2014: R1, #3
$45,756,040 7 $45,756,040
92

Zach Bogosian

Defenseman
2008: R1, #3
$45,621,965 14 $45,621,965
93

Jeff Petry

Defenseman
2006: R2, #45
$45,580,121 12 $45,580,121
94

Chris Kreider

Left Wing
2009: R1, #19
$45,101,220 11 $45,101,220
95

Auston Matthews

Center
2016: R1, #1
$45,045,000 6 $45,045,000
96

Jaroslav Halak

Goaltender
2003: R9, #271
$45,043,574 15 $45,043,574
97

Jacob Trouba

Defenseman
2012: R1, #9
$44,607,500 9 $44,607,500
98

Dougie Hamilton

Defenseman
2011: R1, #9
$44,425,000 11 $44,425,000
99

Josh Bailey

Left Wing
2008: R1, #9
$44,225,000 14 $44,225,000
100

Johnny Gaudreau

Left Wing
2011: R4, #104
$44,125,000 9 $44,125,000