NHL

Highest-Team Payrolls in the NHL

The NHL season is finally back with Opening Day beginning tomorrow, October 3. Check out the teams in the league that spend the most on their players.

 

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10. Nashville Predators

  • Owner: Predators Holding LLC
  • 2017 Record: 53-18-11
  • Team Payroll: $66,496,662
  • Highest Active Contract: P.K. Subban, D, $10,000,000

 

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9. Toronto Maple Leafs

  • Owner: Larry Tanenbaum
  • 2017 Record: 49-26-7
  • Team Payroll: $68,195,833
  • Highest Active Contract: John Tavares, C, $15,900,000

 

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8. Vegas Golden Knights

  • Owner: William P. Foley II
  • 2017 Record: 51-24-7
  • Team Payroll: $69,310,833
  • Highest Active Contract: Paul Stastny, C, $7,500,000

 

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7. Tampa Bay Lightning

  • Owner: Jeff Vinik’s
  • 2017 Record: 54-23-5
  • Team Payroll: $70,154,791
  • Highest Active Contract: Steven Stamkos, C, $9,500,000

 

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6. Florida Panthers

  • Owner: Vincent Viola
  • 2017 Record: 44-30-8
  • Team Payroll: $72,205,822
  • Highest Active Contract: Keith Yandle, D, $7,500,000

 

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5. Pittsburgh Penguins

  • Owners: Ronald Burkle, Mario Lemieux
  • 2017 Record: 47-29-6
  • Team Payroll: $72,558,329
  • Highest Active Contract: Sidney Crosby, C, $10,000,000

 

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4. Chicago Blackhawks

  • Owner: Wirtz Corporation
  • 2017 Record: 33-39-10
  • Team Payroll: $73,019,937
  • Highest Active Contract: Patrick Kane, RW, $12,000,000

 

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3. Montreal Canadiens

  • Owners: Geoff Molson, Andrew Molson, Justin Molson
  • 2017 Record: 29-40-13
  • Team Payroll: $73,603,803
  • Highest Active Contract: Carey Price, G, $15,000,000

 

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2. Boston Bruins

  • Owner: Jeremy M. Jacobs
  • 2017 Record: 50-20-12
  • Team Payroll: $77,469,997
  • Highest Active Contract: David Krejci, C, $7,500,000

 

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1. Edmonton Oilers

  • Owner: Katz
  • 2017 Record: 36-40-6
  • Team Payroll: $82,036,173
  • Highest Active Contract: Connor McDavid, C, $15,000,000

 

 

 

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