At Forbes, based on average annual salary and endorsements, they rank the highest paid players in the NHL.
Tied for sixth on the list, with Shea Weber, is Rick Nash who makes $8 million a year annually. Nash’s cap hit is $7.8 million and his endorsement deals, with Under Armor, pay him $150,000 per year.
Nash’s actual salary is $7.6 million for next season and goes up to $8.2 in 2017-18 which is the last year of his deal.
11th on the list is Marian Gaborik who annually makes $7.65 million. His cap hit and salary is $7.5 million a season and he makes $150,000 in endorsements.
Scott Gomez is 15th on the list at $7.46 million.
In terms of actual salary for this season, if there wasn’t a lockout, Brad Richards makes $12 million (ranked 2nd) and Rick Nash is ranked 18th with $7.6 million.