Updated: October 13, 2021

Hockey is back, and with it comes highlight-reel plays, online debates and fantasy drafts. In short: it’s the type of high-octane diversion we all deserve given the global circumstances. As arenas slowly start to refill with hardcore fans, star players continue to rake in the dough. So, who’s the top of the top, money-wise? Here are the 15 highest-paid players, ranked by their 2021-22 salaries (not salary cap figures). All figures are in U.S. dollars and don’t include endorsements.