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Here's how much money every Maple Leafs player is making this season

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Rob Williams Oct 04, 2017 11:28 am 218

The Toronto Maple Leafs are more well set up to win the Stanley Cup in 2017-18 than in many (MANY) years.

With a stockpile of young players making a name for themselves last year, leading to a surprise appearance in the Stanley Cup playoffs, it’s no surprise that a lot of people in Leafs nation are hopeful that their team can take the next step.

With that said, it’s always fun to look at how much our heroes are making.

NHL players are rewarded handsomely, of course, and the Leafs are no exception. Though it is interesting to see who makes the most.

Newcomer Patrick Marleau is Toronto’s highest paid player, and will make $8.5 million this season. That shouldn’t be confused with the average annual value of his contract ($6.25 million), which is used for salary cap purposes.

The team’s best player, Auston Matthews, earns just $925,000 because he’s on an entry-level contract. He’ll earn more money through bonuses though.

Not included on this list is Joffrey Lupul, who will make $3.75 million this year to not play hockey.

Here’s the full list:

Name Position Salary
Marleau, Patrick Forward $8.5 million
Andersen, Frederik Goaltender $5 million
Kadri, Nazem Forward $5 million
Rielly, Morgan Defenceman $5 million
Van Riemsdyk, James Forward $5 million
Zaitsev, Nikita Defenceman $4.5 million
Gardiner, Jake Defenceman $4.05 million
Bozak, Tyler Forward $4 million
Hainsey, Ron Defenceman $3.6 million
Komarov, Leo Forward $2.95 million
Martin, Matt Forward $2.5 million
Brown, Connor Forward $2.1 million
Fehr, Eric Forward $2 million
Hyman, Zach Forward $2 million
Marincin, Martin Defenceman $1.3 million
Moore, Dominic Forward $1 million
Borgman, Andreas Defenceman $0.925 million
Marner, Mitchell Forward $0.925 million
Matthews, Auston Forward $0.925 million
Carrick, Connor Defenceman $0.85 million
McElhinney, Curtis Goaltender $0.85 million
Nylander, William Forward $0.833 million
Leivo, Josh Forward $0.65 million
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Rob Williams
Man of the people, voice of the fans. Daily Hive Sports Editor.

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