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How much does a Professional NHL Hockey Player make per Year? Average Annual Pro NHL Ice Hockey Salary Range

Hockey is making a big comeback in the world of sports these days. With ice hockey on the rise, many are asking for pro hockey salary numbers. The average player in the NHL earns a solid $4.3 million per year. In general exact pay depends upon years of play, which team you play for, and your level of skill. Star players earn as high as $11.4 million, the maximum salary cap as imposed by league administration. Lower ranking players earn about $1.3 million per year.

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by Susan White on Sun, 06/13/2010 - 05:57

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