Top 10 Highest Paid Hockey Players

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Chicago is still riding high on the Blackhawks’ Stanley Cup win.  The team has been all over the news, parties haven’t stopped since Wednesday night, and at this very moment, there is a parade in the team’s honor taking place downtown. Imagine if people got this excited when you did your job well.

Since the Stanley Cup marks the official end of the hockey season, here’s a look at what the top 10 11 highest paid players made during the 2009-2010 season.

1. Vincent Lecavalier

Team: Tampa Bay

2009-2010 Salary: $10 million*

2. Sidney Crosby

Team: Pittsburgh

2009-2010 Salary: $9 million

3. Evgeni Malkin

Team: Pittsburgh

2009-2010 Salary: $9 million

4. Alex Ovechkin

Team:  Washington

2009-2010 Salary: $9 million

5. Chris Drury

Team: New York Rangers

2009-2010 Salary: $8.05 million

6. Daniel Briere

Team: Philadelphia

2009-2010 Salary: $8 million

7. Scott Gomez

Team: Montreal

2009-2010 Salary: $8 million

8. Dany Heatley

Team: San Jose

2009-2010 Salary: $8 million

9. Wade Redden

Team: New York Rangers

2009-2010 Salary: $8 million

10. Jason Spezza

Team: Ottawa

2009-2010 Salary: $8 million

And one for good luck next season:

11. Marian Hossa

Team: Chicago

2009-2010 Salary: $7.9 million

*Salary information provided by CBS Sports

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