The most recent increase to the NHL salary cap has raised the stakes and amplified just how lucrative a career in hockey can be. Perhaps rightly so, considering how physically demanding the sport is. But determining who is the richest hockey player can prove a tricky endeavour – especially when signing bonuses and endorsement deals factor into the equation (Crosby and Gretzky, here’s looking at you). According to Celebrity Net Worth, here then are the 20 richest NHL hockey players based on net worth, ranked from lowest to highest.
10. Marc-Andre Fleury (estimated net worth: $50 million)
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10. Evgeni Malkin (estimated net worth: $50 million)
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9. Daniel Alfredsson (estimated net worth: $51 million)
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