NHL Salaries for 2019-2020

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Hockey has been around for a long time, legumes have been made and failed over the course of the years however, one league that has been successful over the years would be the The National Hockey League. The National Hockey League, commonly known as the NHL is a professional ice hockey league. The league was created on November 26, 1917 in Montreal, Canada. The reason they were the National Hockey Association of Canada Limited was no longer operational. Hence, they had to create a new league. The NHL has gone through its ups and downs and even though they are not the top popular league in America they have managed to establish themselves as one of the top 5 in popular sport leagues. 

As one of the most popular sports it would be fitting that the players get paid well. The graph above indicated how much the top 10 NHL players earn in a year. Specifically for much they earned in the year 2019-20. It is important to note that this information was gathered from hockey-reference.com According to the graph Mitch Marner was the highest-hockey player with a salary of $16,000,000. He currently plays for the Toronto Maple Leafs. He plays offensive forward and he also serves as an alternate captain for the team. The second-highest-paying player would be John Tavares. Travares is also a player for the Toronto Maple Leafs. He serves as the captain for the team. He has a salary of $15,900,000 for the 2019-20 year. In total he has 32 wins and 27 losses

Coming in at number 10 as the lowest-paying player would be Drew Doughty. He has a salary of $12,000,000. He currently plays for Los Angeles Kings. He’s had 24 wins and 39 losses in total. His position is a defenseman.  

Overall, all the NHL players are so well paid that their salary is millions of dollars based on their talent and what team they are playing for.

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