Who is highest paid hockey player? Connor McDavid is the highest-paid ice hockey center in the NHL, with a salary of $16 million.
Do hockey players make good money? Depending upon their role in the team and the quality of work they put in, their salary can increase. On average, an NHL player takes home up to 3 million dollars a year.
What is the average salary in the NHL? The average salary for an NHL player is $2.69 million per year as of the 2019/2020 season, although that can vary a great deal across different teams and individual players.
How much does a pro hockey player earn? The average NHL player salary is $2,554,463 USD for the 2020-21 season. This value is based on 906 player signings, including all buried and two-way contracts. The highest paid player is Auston Matthews at $15,910,000 USD, while 161 players are paid the league minimum of $700,000 USD.