Three Russian hockey players entered the top ten highest paid players in the National Hockey League (NHL) according to Forbes.
The rating is published on the Forbes website.
Among Russians, New York Rangers forward Artemy Panarin ranked sixth with a salary of $11.2 million. Tampa Bay Lightning forward Nikita Kucherov was in ninth position ($10.3 million), and the bottom of the ranking Florida Panthers goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky ($10.1 million)
Connor McDavid of the Edmonton Oilers ($16.4 million) is the highest paid player in the league, followed by Auston Matthews of the Toronto Maple Leafs ($12.2 million) and Erik Karlsson of the San Jose Sharks is third. $12.1 million).
Earlier it was reported that the captain of the Washington Capitals Alexander Ovechkin set a new NHL record, surpassing the achievement of the legendary Canadian Wayne Gretzky.