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Top 200 NHL career earners

Player Pos Amount
1. Jagr, Jaromir » R $121,303,666
2. Pronger, Chris » D $112,800,000
3. Lidstrom, Nicklas » D $100,640,000
4. Lecavalier, Vincent » C $98,073,808
5. Sakic, Joe » C $96,379,481
6. Kariya, Paul » L $89,372,600
7. Richards, Brad » C $85,781,556
8. Blake, Rob » D $84,824,565
9. Forsberg, Peter » C $84,450,100
10. Iginla, Jarome » R $83,825,000
11. Thornton, Joe » C $83,175,000
12. Brodeur, Martin » G $81,966,505
13. Hossa, Marian » R $81,450,000
14. Tkachuk, Keith » L $81,200,000
15. Fedorov, Sergei » C $81,162,000
16. Sundin, Mats » C $80,710,500
17. Selanne, Teemu » R $78,650,000
18. Chara, Zdeno » D $77,481,500
19. Modano, Mike » L $77,456,300
20. Luongo, Roberto » G $72,390,500
21. Redden, Wade » D $71,615,667
22. Bure, Pavel » R $71,500,000
23. Gaborik, Marian » R $71,379,000
24. Gonchar, Sergei » D $70,450,000
25. Crosby, Sidney » C $70,050,000
26. Yashin, Alexei » C $69,851,944
27. Elias, Patrik » C $69,849,498
28. St. Louis, Martin » R $69,813,000
29. Jovanovski, Ed » D $69,523,333
30. Marleau, Patrick » L $68,795,000
31. Briere, Daniel » C $68,740,666
32. Alfredsson, Daniel » R $67,880,504
33. Nash, Rick » L $67,670,000
34. Datsyuk, Pavel » C $67,525,000
35. Ovechkin, Alex » R $66,952,600
36. Yzerman, Steve » C $65,872,206
37. Weber, Shea » D $64,831,000
38. Staal, Eric » C $63,932,400
39. Gomez, Scott » C $62,804,000
40. Heatley, Dany » L $62,725,000
41. Leetch, Brian » D $61,908,000
42. Kovalchuk, Ilya » L $61,780,000
43. Weight, Doug » C $61,339,265
44. Savard, Marc » C $61,300,000
45. Spezza, Jason » C $60,795,000
46. Hamrlik, Roman » D $60,637,500
47. Messier, Mark » C $60,580,367
48. Niedermayer, Scott » D $60,300,000
49. Khabibulin, Nikolai » G $60,193,018
50. Shanahan, Brendan » L $60,000,000
51. Roy, Patrick » G $59,253,204
52. Boyle, Dan » D $58,637,496
53. Lundqvist, Henrik » G $58,134,000
54. Doan, Shane » R $57,944,000
55. Zetterberg, Henrik » L $57,750,000
56. Roenick, Jeremy » C $57,470,000
57. Holik, Bobby » C $57,424,016
58. Guerin, Bill » L $57,398,591
59. Vanek, Thomas » L $57,384,800
60. Hasek, Dominik » G $57,095,300
61. Smyth, Ryan » L $56,887,000
62. LeClair, John » L $56,886,372
63. Timonen, Kimmo » D $56,350,000
64. Turgeon, Pierre » C $56,240,000
65. Malkin, Evgeni » C $55,952,600
66. Joseph, Curtis » G $55,900,000
67. Markov, Andrei » D $55,325,000
68. Parise, Zach » L $54,906,000
69. Mogilny, Alexander » R $54,490,000
70. Campbell, Brian » D $54,459,925
71. Kovalev, Alexei » L $54,450,000
72. Hull, Brett » R $53,866,000
73. Hatcher, Derian » D $53,633,333
74. Ohlund, Mattias » D $53,500,000
75. Koivu, Saku » C $53,358,800
76. Sedin, Henrik » C $53,165,000
77. Sedin, Daniel » L $53,165,000
78. Lemieux, Mario » C $52,490,829
79. Brind'Amour, Rod » L $52,435,000
80. Havlat, Martin » R $52,285,000
81. Stevens, Scott » D $51,854,179
82. Recchi, Mark » R $51,615,000
83. Suter, Ryan » D $51,356,000
84. MacInnis, Al » D $51,063,802
85. Bouwmeester, Jay » D $50,940,630
86. Lindros, Eric » C $50,810,800
87. Drury, Chris » L $50,588,334
88. Belfour, Ed » G $50,467,223
89. Arnott, Jason » C $49,876,000
90. Richards, Mike » C $49,827,200
91. Phaneuf, Dion » D $49,356,000
92. Chelios, Chris » D $49,252,045
93. Souray, Sheldon » D $48,036,000
94. Bergeron, Patrice » C $47,796,000
95. Semin, Alexander » R $47,585,600
96. McCabe, Bryan » D $47,283,000
97. Horcoff, Shawn » C $47,275,000
98. Kiprusoff, Miikka » G $47,230,000
99. Bertuzzi, Todd » R $47,187,826
100. Miller, Ryan » G $46,776,600
101. Zubov, Sergei » D $46,575,000
102. Cammalleri, Mike » L $46,407,850
103. Jokinen, Olli » C $46,235,500
104. Visnovsky, Lubomir » D $45,772,000
105. Keith, Duncan » D $45,771,000
106. Rafalski, Brian » D $45,500,000
107. Gionta, Brian » R $44,952,000
108. Demitra, Pavol » R $44,925,000
109. Schneider, Mathieu » D $44,901,000
110. Perry, Corey » R $44,468,000
111. Foote, Adam » D $44,360,500
112. Brewer, Eric » D $44,210,500
113. Nolan, Owen » R $44,155,645
114. Getzlaf, Ryan » C $44,094,200
115. Theodore, Jose » G $43,855,000
116. Naslund, Markus » L $43,709,600
117. Giguere, Jean-Sebastien » G $43,685,000
118. Gagne, Simon » L $43,475,000
119. Hartnell, Scott » L $43,357,500
120. Carter, Jeff » R $43,327,200
121. Kolzig, Olaf » G $43,240,000
122. Kopitar, Anze » C $43,215,000
123. Palffy, Zigmund » R $42,875,000
124. Gretzky, Wayne » C $42,623,900
125. Tanguay, Alex » L $42,505,000
126. Whitney, Ray » L $41,929,999
127. Hemsky, Ales » R $41,761,740
128. Green, Mike » D $41,750,000
129. DiPietro, Rick » G $41,515,000
130. Richter, Mike » G $41,440,000
131. Stastny, Paul » C $41,430,000
132. Kaberle, Tomas » D $41,264,500
133. Nabokov, Evgeni » G $41,183,000
134. Ribeiro, Mike » C $40,939,444
135. Aucoin, Adrian » D $40,691,736
136. Ward, Cam » G $40,368,000
137. Koivu, Mikko » C $40,140,500
138. Martin, Paul » D $40,002,000
139. Morris, Derek » D $39,835,000
140. Fleury, Marc-Andre » G $39,771,900
141. Legwand, David » C $39,684,000
142. Francis, Ron » C $39,630,025
143. Kessel, Phil » R $39,550,000
144. Ehrhoff, Christian » D $39,115,143
145. Damphousse, Vincent » C $38,980,000
146. Stuart, Brad » D $38,550,000
147. Cole, Erik » R $38,460,000
148. Hejduk, Milan » R $38,285,000
149. Horton, Nathan » R $38,282,400
150. Numminen, Teppo » D $38,003,333
151. Ozolinsh, Sandis » D $37,895,000
152. Fleury, Theoren » R $37,745,000
153. Fisher, Mike » C $37,712,500
154. Gilmour, Doug » C $37,693,000
155. Williams, Justin » R $37,522,500
156. Erat, Martin » R $37,460,000
157. Bryzgalov, Ilya » G $37,354,214
158. Seabrook, Brent » D $37,327,200
159. Backstrom, Niklas » G $37,200,000
160. Kubina, Pavel » D $37,189,000
161. Regehr, Robyn » D $36,971,500
162. Vokoun, Tomas » G $36,860,000
163. Sharp, Patrick » L $36,600,000
164. Morrow, Brenden » L $36,550,000
165. Lupul, Joffrey » L $36,520,600
166. Rolston, Brian » L $36,394,000
167. Nieuwendyk, Joe » C $36,105,000
168. Pominville, Jason » R $36,050,000
169. Satan, Miroslav » R $35,761,700
170. Langkow, Daymond » C $35,456,000
171. Mitchell, Willie » D $35,400,000
172. Amonte, Tony » R $35,311,254
173. Robitaille, Luc » L $35,303,300
174. Rozsival, Michal » D $35,203,000
175. Zubrus, Dainius » C $35,200,000
176. Phillips, Chris » D $35,076,250
177. Bondra, Peter » R $34,895,932
178. Roberts, Gary » L $34,750,000
179. Nedved, Petr » L $34,725,000
180. Malone, Ryan » L $34,633,333
181. Stamkos, Steven » C $34,625,000
182. Zhamnov, Alexei » C $34,550,000
183. Franzen, Johan » R $34,425,000
184. Kronwall, Niklas » D $34,380,000
185. Burns, Brent » D $34,180,000
186. Kane, Patrick » R $34,125,000
187. Toews, Jonathan » C $34,050,000
188. Kesler, Ryan » C $33,822,000
189. Sullivan, Steve » L $33,725,000
190. Wisniewski, James » D $33,684,000
191. Nylander, Michael » C $33,662,500
192. Turco, Marty » G $33,434,961
193. Primeau, Keith » C $33,410,000
194. Bieksa, Kevin » D $33,257,600
195. Linden, Trevor » C $33,250,000
196. Liles, John-Michael » D $33,200,000
197. Cullen, Matt » C $33,174,000
198. Carle, Matt » D $33,077,200
199. Backstrom, Nicklas » C $33,050,000
200. Zidlicky, Marek » D $33,040,000

IMPORTANT NOTES: Career earnings are an estimate of the NHL's highest paid players from 1990 to present. Full career earnings are included for any player who had one of the league's top 50 salaries in a given season. As a result, a player who never made the top 50 could qualify for this list but not appear. Buyouts are factored into career earnings, including 2005 and 2013 compliance buyouts. Primary sources for data from 1990 to 2003 are The Hockey News and USA Today. In some cases for salaries in the 1990s, players for Canadian teams may have salaries listed in Canadian dollars, although in most cases players were paid in U.S. dollars and are listed as such. Players included on the list may have incomplete salary histories, meaning they have higher career earnings than listed here. Salaries are not adjusted to reflect partial seasons due to the lockouts in 1994-95 and 2012-13, nor to reflect partial seasons due to minor-league assignments, meaning career earnings may be less than listed here. All performance bonuses are excluded from career earnings, while all known signing bonuses are included.