NHL Salaries: 2012-13 Top 20 Salaries for Left Wingers

NHL Salaries: 2012-13 Top 20 Salaries for Left Wingers

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USATSI_8379454_154224518_lowresBelow is a list of the 2012-13 top 20 salaries for NHL left wingers. Zach Parise’s pre-lockout deal put him at the top of the list with a $12 million salary for 2012-13.

There are 6 teams that have 2 left wingers in the top 20: the Canucks, Devils, Rangers, Sabres, Stars and Wild.

15 players would have had a salary of $5 million or more this season.

RK Player
Team
2012-13 Salary
2012-13 Cap Number
2013-14 Salary
1 Zach Parise
MIN
$12,000,000
$7,538,000
$12,000,000
2 Ilya Kovalchuk
NJD
$11,000,000
$6,667,000
$11,300,000
3 Alexander Ovechkin
WAS
$9,000,000
$9,538,000
$9,000,000
4 Henrik Zetterberg
DET
$7,750,000
$6,083,000
$7,500,000
5 Rick Nash
NYR
$7,600,000
$7,800,000
$7,800,000
6 Marian Gaborik
NYR
$7,500,000
$7,500,000
$7,500,000
7 Alexander Semin
CAR
$7,000,000
$7,000,000
UFA
8 Thomas Vanek
BUF
$6,400,000
$7,143,000
$6,400,000
9 Daniel Sedin
VAN
$6,100,000
$6,100,000
$6,100,000
10 Dany Heatley
MIN
$6,000,000
$7,500,000
$5,000,000
11 Ville Leino
BUF
$6,000,000
$4,500,000
$4,000,000
12 Martin Erat
NAS
$5,500,000
$4,500,000
$3,750,000
13 James Neal
PIT
$5,000,000
$5,000,000
$5,000,000
14 Martin Havlat
SJS
$5,000,000
$5,000,000
$5,000,000
15 Patrik Elias
NJD
$5,000,000
$6,000,000
UFA
16 Milan Michalek
OTT
$4,750,000
$4,333,000
$6,000,000
17 Loui Eriksson
DAL
$4,600,000
$4,250,000
$4,600,000
18 David Booth
VAN
$4,500,000
$4,250,000
$4,500,000
19 Andrew Ladd
WPG
$4,500,000
$4,400,000
$4,500,000
20 Ray Whitney
DAL
$4,500,000
$4,500,000
$4,500,000