The National Hockey League (NHL) is a professional ice hockey league in North America comprising 32 teams-25 in the United States and 7 in Canada. It is considered to be the premier professional ice hockey league in the world, and is one of the major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada. The Stanley Cup, the oldest professional sports trophy in North America, is awarded annually to the league playoff champion at the end of each season.
The NHL draws many highly skilled players from all over the world. As an NHL player, you play for the chance to raise the Stanley Cup over your head at least once in your career. However, let’s be honest, you also play for the opportunity to be on the NHL payrolls, and when it comes to how much players earn, it’s quite the motivator.
Here are the top 10 highest paid NHL players in the world.
|1.||Connor McDavid||$15.3 million|
|2.||Alex Ovechkin||$14 million|
|3.||Tyler Seguin||$11.9 million|
|4.||Artemi Panarin||$11.7 million|
|5.||Sergei Bobrovsky||$11 million|
|6.||Auston Matthews||$11 million|
|7.||Aleksander Barkov||$10.9 million|
|8.||Erik Karlsson||$10.9 million|
|9.||Darnell Nurse||$10.9 million|
|10.||Andrei Vasilevskiy||$10.2 million|