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
$149,890,244 18 $149,890,244
2

Alex Ovechkin

Left Wing
2004: R1, #1
$138,220,893 18 $138,220,893
3

Evgeni Malkin

Center
2004: R1, #2
$135,270,893 17 $135,270,893
4

Shea Weber

Defenseman
2003: R2, #49
$129,831,000 18 $129,831,000
5

Anze Kopitar

Center
2005: R1, #11
$122,250,000 18 $122,250,000
6

Patrick Kane

Right Wing
2007: R1, #1
$115,637,195 16 $115,637,195
7

Ryan Suter

Defenseman
2003: R1, #7
$112,492,666 18 $112,492,666
8

Joe Thornton

Center
1997: R1, #1
$111,541,561 24 $111,541,561
9

Zach Parise

Left Wing
2003: R1, #17
$110,243,398 18 $110,243,398
10

Steven Stamkos

Center
2008: R1, #1
$110,175,000 15 $110,175,000
11

Jonathan Toews

Center
2006: R1, #3
$109,062,195 15 $109,062,195
12

Carey Price

Goaltender
2005: R1, #5
$107,550,000 16 $107,550,000
13

Drew Doughty

Defenseman
2008: R1, #2
$99,929,878 15 $99,929,878

Erik Karlsson

Defenseman
2008: R1, #15
$99,929,878 14 $99,929,878
15

Nicklas Backstrom

Center
2006: R1, #4
$97,550,000 16 $97,550,000
16

John Tavares

Center
2009: R1, #1
$95,141,463 14 $95,141,463
17

Brent Burns

Defenseman
2003: R1, #20
$93,650,000 16 $93,650,000
18

Philip Kessel

Right Wing
2006: R1, #5
$93,002,866 17 $93,002,866
19

Corey Perry

Right Wing
2003: R1, #28
$92,820,883 18 $92,820,883
20

Sergei Bobrovsky

Goaltender
0: Undrafted
$90,866,829 13 $90,866,829
21

Jamie Benn

Left Wing
2007: R5, #129
$89,194,512 15 $89,194,512
22

Eric Staal

Center
2003: R1, #2
$87,613,415 18 $87,613,415
23

Tyler Seguin

Center
2010: R1, #2
$85,700,000 13 $85,700,000
24

Claude Giroux

Center
2006: R1, #22
$85,548,780 16 $85,548,780
25

Marc-Andre Fleury

Goaltender
2003: R1, #1
$84,991,432 19 $84,991,432
26

Paul Stastny

Center
2005: R2, #44
$84,943,415 17 $84,943,415
27

Jakub Voracek

Right Wing
2007: R1, #7
$78,612,805 16 $78,612,805
28

Ryan O'Reilly

Center
2009: R2, #33
$77,140,000 14 $77,140,000
29

Jeff Skinner

Left Wing
2010: R1, #7
$77,050,000 13 $77,050,000
30

Kris Letang

Defenseman
2005: R3, #62
$76,918,780 15 $76,918,780
31

Jordan Staal

Center
2006: R1, #2
$76,684,146 17 $76,684,146
32

Jeff Carter

Center
2003: R1, #11
$76,485,737 18 $76,485,737
33

Joe Pavelski

Center
2003: R7, #205
$76,176,463 17 $76,176,463
34

Connor McDavid

Center
2015: R1, #1
$74,625,000 8 $74,625,000
35

Blake Wheeler

Right Wing
2004: R1, #5
$74,551,220 15 $74,551,220
36

Matt Duchene

Center
2009: R1, #3
$74,352,439 14 $74,352,439
37

Logan Couture

Center
2007: R1, #9
$73,234,756 16 $73,234,756
38

Oliver Ekman-Larsson

Defenseman
2009: R1, #6
$72,416,829 13 $72,416,829
39

Milan Lucic

Left Wing
2006: R2, #50
$71,842,805 16 $71,842,805
40

John Carlson

Defenseman
2008: R1, #27
$70,946,951 14 $70,946,951
41

Victor Hedman

Defenseman
2009: R1, #2
$70,700,000 14 $70,700,000
42

Marc-Edouard Vlasic

Defenseman
2005: R2, #35
$70,570,854 17 $70,570,854
43

Artemi Panarin

Left Wing
0: Undrafted
$66,032,500 8 $66,032,500
44

Alex Pietrangelo

Defenseman
2008: R1, #4
$65,950,000 13 $65,950,000
45

Tyler Myers

Defenseman
2008: R1, #12
$65,625,000 14 $65,625,000
46

Jonathan Quick

Goaltender
2005: R3, #72
$64,375,122 16 $64,375,122
47

Taylor Hall

Left Wing
2010: R1, #1
$64,200,000 13 $64,200,000
48

Vladimir Tarasenko

Right Wing
2010: R1, #16
$64,116,829 11 $64,116,829
49

Mark Giordano

Defenseman
0: Undrafted
$64,075,000 15 $64,075,000
50

Brad Marchand

Left Wing
2006: R3, #71
$63,446,464 16 $63,446,464
51

Erik Johnson

Defenseman
2006: R1, #1
$63,402,439 16 $63,402,439
52

Roman Josi

Defenseman
2008: R2, #38
$62,599,695 13 $62,599,695
53

Jordan Eberle

Right Wing
2008: R1, #22
$62,375,000 14 $62,375,000
54

Evander Kane

Left Wing
2009: R1, #4
$62,343,193 14 $62,343,193
55

James Van Riemsdyk

Left Wing
2007: R1, #2
$62,088,415 14 $62,088,415
56

T.J. Oshie

Right Wing
2005: R1, #24
$61,843,902 15 $61,843,902
57

Max Pacioretty

Left Wing
2007: R1, #22
$60,149,390 15 $60,149,390
58

Bryan Little

Center
2006: R1, #12
$59,956,098 16 $59,956,098
59

Alexander Edler

Defenseman
2004: R3, #91
$59,552,439 17 $59,552,439
60

Ryan Johansen

Center
2010: R1, #4
$59,448,387 11 $59,448,387
61

Semyon Varlamov

Goaltender
2006: R1, #23
$59,368,598 16 $59,368,598
62

Mark Stone

Right Wing
2010: R6, #178
$59,200,000 10 $59,200,000
63

Nikita Kucherov

Right Wing
2011: R2, #58
$58,517,500 10 $58,517,500
64

Ryan McDonagh

Defenseman
2007: R1, #12
$58,269,695 13 $58,269,695
65

Alex Goligoski

Defenseman
2006: R2, #61
$58,224,137 16 $58,224,137
66

Kyle Okposo

Right Wing
2006: R1, #7
$57,715,732 16 $57,715,732
67

Marc Staal

Defenseman
2005: R1, #12
$57,639,756 16 $57,639,756
68

Justin Faulk

Defenseman
2010: R2, #37
$55,370,000 12 $55,370,000
69

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins

Center
2011: R1, #1
$55,025,000 12 $55,025,000
70

Gabriel Landeskog

Left Wing
2011: R1, #2
$54,983,963 12 $54,983,963
71

Kevin Shattenkirk

Defenseman
2007: R1, #14
$54,533,027 13 $54,533,027
72

Jared Spurgeon

Defenseman
2008: R6, #156
$54,330,000 13 $54,330,000
73

Johnny Gaudreau

Left Wing
2011: R4, #104
$53,875,000 10 $53,875,000
74

Leon Draisaitl

Center
2014: R1, #3
$53,756,040 8 $53,756,040
75

Evgeny Kuznetsov

Center
2010: R1, #26
$53,747,884 10 $53,747,884
76

Cam Fowler

Defenseman
2010: R1, #12
$53,292,153 13 $53,292,153
77

Jeff Petry

Defenseman
2006: R2, #45
$53,080,121 13 $53,080,121
78

Auston Matthews

Center
2016: R1, #1
$52,995,000 7 $52,995,000
79

Jack Eichel

Center
2015: R1, #2
$52,987,500 8 $52,987,500
80

Nathan MacKinnon

Center
2013: R1, #1
$52,787,500 10 $52,787,500
81

Nick Foligno

Left Wing
2006: R1, #28
$52,558,415 15 $52,558,415
82

Jack Johnson

Defenseman
2005: R1, #3
$51,540,002 17 $51,540,002
83

Mitchell Marner

Right Wing
2015: R1, #4
$51,420,500 6 $51,420,500
84

Mike Smith

Goaltender
2001: R5, #161
$51,370,732 16 $51,370,732
85

Nick Leddy

Defenseman
2009: R1, #16
$51,316,829 13 $51,316,829
86

Chris Kreider

Left Wing
2009: R1, #19
$51,101,220 12 $51,101,220
87

Dougie Hamilton

Defenseman
2011: R1, #9
$50,725,000 12 $50,725,000
88

Jacob Trouba

Defenseman
2012: R1, #9
$50,607,500 10 $50,607,500
89

Aleksander Barkov

Center
2013: R1, #2
$50,387,500 10 $50,387,500
90

Mats Zuccarello-Aasen

Right Wing
0: Undrafted
$49,834,146 13 $49,834,146
91

Aaron Ekblad

Defenseman
2014: R1, #1
$49,625,000 9 $49,625,000
92

Derek Stepan

Center
2008: R2, #51
$49,454,695 13 $49,454,695
93

Brayden Schenn

Center
2009: R1, #5
$49,116,829 13 $49,116,829
94

Adam Henrique

Center
2008: R3, #82
$49,112,499 14 $49,112,499
95

Filip Forsberg

Center
2012: R1, #11
$48,893,910 11 $48,893,910
96

David Perron

Left Wing
2007: R1, #26
$48,343,598 16 $48,343,598
97

Sean Monahan

Center
2013: R1, #6
$48,250,000 10 $48,250,000
98

Josh Bailey

Left Wing
2008: R1, #9
$47,725,000 15 $47,725,000
99

Brandon Saad

Left Wing
2011: R2, #43
$47,385,000 12 $47,385,000
100

Ben Bishop

Goaltender
2005: R3, #85
$46,980,488 12 $46,980,488