Magazine Forbes has published the rating of players in the National hockey League (NHL), whose services are paid most highly. The forward “Washington” Alexander Ovechkin has occupied in this rating only the fifth place and was the only representative of Russian hockey.
Total income 31-year-old Ovechkin estimated by experts at $ 14 million per year, of which salary is 10 million, and another four million are revenues from sponsorship contracts.
Recall that Ovechkin is in the “Washington” from the season 2005/06. During this time he has played for the club 860 matches in which he scored 984 points (537 goals, 447 assists).
First place in the ranking of Forbes took the canadian striker “Chicago” Jonathan toews with an income of $ 16 million.
The second was canadian Sidney Crosby of the Pittsburgh penguins (15.4 million), and the third is another representative of the “Chicago” – American forward Patrick Kane (14.8 million).