The 20 Highest Paid Players in the NHL
#5 (tie). Eric Staal, Left Wing, Carolina Hurricanes, $9.5 million
This is the final year of Staal’s 7-year, $57.8 million contract.
#5 (tie). Evgeni Malkin, Center, Pittsburgh Penguins, $9.5 million
Malkin took full advantage of the new CBA and signed an 8-year $76 million extension, the longest allowed.
#4 (tie). Henrik Lundqvist, Goaltender, New York Rangers, $10 million
Lundqvist is the first goaltender on the list and signed a 7 year $59.5 million contract.