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.
#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.