Alexander Ovechkin, Zach Parise Among Top 10 Highest-Paid NHL Players (Photos)


Zach PariseCompared to the astronomical contracts given to MLB and NBA stars, the money NHL players take home is considered chump change.

While NHL stars may make much less than their counterparts in other sports, the league’s top players still make a pretty penny in salary and endorsements each year. Forbes recently released a list of the highest-paid professional hockey players and it included talents like Sidney Crosby and Alexander Ovechkin.

Because of the lockout, some of the players listed may be earning their money overseas or may just be sitting on their savings waiting for games to resume. While fans wait for the puck to drop on a 2012-13 season, take a look at the highest-paid NHL players by clicking the link below.

Click here to see which NHLers are netting the most cash >>>

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