The 20 Highest Paid Players in the NHL

#10 (tie). Vladimir Tarasenko, Center, St. Louis Blues, $8 million

The youngest on this list at 23, Stephan just signed an 8-year, $60 million contract.

#10 (tie). Dion Phaneuf, Defenseman, Toronto Maple Leafs, $8 million

Incidentally, Phaneuf is the only player to be on this list as well as being one of the NHL’s worst contracts.

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#9 Sergei Bobrovsky, Goaltender, Columbus Blue Jackets, $8.5 million

Although Bobrovsky’s 2015-2016 salary is $8.5 million, his $29.7 million contract is only 13th among all goalies.

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Michael Miller / Own Work

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