NHL Player Earnings NHL Player Earnings

Listing the top earnings for all active NHL players.

Player Earnings
Total
Seasons Earnings
Total
1

Alex Ovechkin

Left Wing
2004: R1, #1
$128,220,893 17 $128,220,893
2

Nicklas Backstrom

Center
2006: R1, #4
$91,550,000 15 $91,550,000
3

John Carlson

Defenseman
2008: R1, #27
$64,946,951 13 $64,946,951
4

Justin Schultz

Defenseman
2008: R2, #43
$41,025,000 10 $41,025,000
5

Dmitry Orlov

Defenseman
2009: R2, #55
$34,290,000 9 $34,290,000
6

Thomas Wilson

Right Wing
2012: R1, #16
$24,942,886 9 $24,942,886
7

Michal Kempny

Defenseman
0: Undrafted
$11,600,000 6 $11,600,000
8

Conor Sheary

Left Wing
0: Undrafted
$10,958,306 7 $10,958,306
9

Nick Jensen

Defenseman
2009: R5, #149
$10,225,000 6 $10,225,000
10

Matt Irwin

Defenseman
0: Undrafted
$8,226,993 12 $8,226,993
11

Garnet Hathaway

Right Wing
0: Undrafted
$6,995,898 7 $6,995,898
12

Nic Dowd

Center
2009: R7, #197
$4,249,235 7 $4,249,235
13

Ilya Samsonov

Goaltender
2015: R1, #22
$3,823,260 4 $3,823,260
14

Connor McMichael

Center
2019: R1, #25
$1,031,854 2 $1,031,854
15

Martin Fehervary

Defenseman
2018: R2, #46
$872,604 2 $872,604