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The 5 highest paid NHL goalie right now

Mar 2nd 2020 at 4:04 AM

 

All the big NHL teams have a player in the goalie position that stands out from the other players. One of the fundamental roles when playing hockey is the goalie position. Although there are many great players in this position, there are 5 that stand out for being the best paid in the NHL.

Thanks to the increases in salary cap, NHL teams have been allowed a substantial increase in their players' salaries as needed. In this way, the best NHL teams can retain his goalie through substantial salary increases. Because of this, one of the best paid positions in the NHL is the goalie.

The 5 Best paid goalies

5. Jonathan Quick

This player occupies the fifth place in our ranking thanks to his big income of $ 7 million dollars. These numbers are more than deserved for Quick since he was a key part in Los Angeles King where he won 2 Stanley Cup. All King fans have a great appreciation for this great player.

However, in recent years he suffered a great decline in performance. From next season he is going to stop occupying fifth place in this ranking since he will earn a salary of $ 3.5 million dollars.

4. Henrik Lundqvist

This player is making $ 7 million dollars in New York Rangers. However, he occupies this fourth place due to his contract signed for 7 years’ worth $ 59.5 million. Currently, he is transiting the sixth year of this contract.

Unfortunately, his game is far from being the same as the one he signed his first contract. Age played a trick on him and his performance is being much lower than thought. However, his good game in the Rangers continues generating support from his fans.

3. Marc-Andre Fleury

Fleury is one of the best goalie we've ever seen in the history of the NHL. The winner of the Stanley Cup with Pittsburgh Penguins is playing in Las Vegas Golden Knight. In this great team he is earning a more than deserved salary of $ 8.5 million dollars.

Las Vegas Golden Knight made a great investment by hiring this player. His good game is having a positive impact on the team. To watch all Fleury matches for free and on any device click here.

2. Sergei Bobrovsky

This excellent player takes second place in this ranking with a salary of $ 11.5 million. He is one of the best paid goalie in the world thanks to his current Florida Panthers team. Bobrovsky signed a contract for seven years in a state with no income tax.

Sergei is twice the winner of the Vezina Trophy when he played for Columbus Blue Jacket. His good performance in this team was what allowed him to reach second place in this ranking.

1. Carey Price

The first place in this ranking is taken by Price with his salary of $ 15 million. Price is a Montreal Canadiens player and had a very good step through the Canadian national team where he won a huge amount of prizes. Because of his good game, he has secured a place in the hall of fame for when he decides to retire.

 

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