Top 10 Richest Hockey Players On Earth Right Now

Whether it was silky stick work, ripping clappers top-shelf, or dangling through defenses, the players on this list are some of the most well-known hockey players of all time, and they used that to their advantage. Here is a list of the ten richest hockey players on Earth.

10: Rob Blake: Net Worth – $60 Million

The six-time NHL all-star from Ontario, Canada, Rob Blake has a net worth of $60 million. Blake spent fourteen seasons with the LA Kings, where he reached the Stanley Cup Finals in 1993, six seasons with the Colorado Avalanche where he won his only Stanley Cup Final in 2001, and two seasons with the San Jose Sharks where he eventually ended his career in 2010.

9: Nicklas Lidstrom: Net Worth – $60 Million

A twelve-time all-star and a lifetime member for the Detroit Red Wings, Lidstrom is considered one of the best defensemen of his generation and has already been inducted into the NHL Hall of Fame. Lidstrom led his Red Wings to the playoffs numerous times, including in 2008 when the team won the Stanley Cup Finals. Lidstrom has a total net worth of $60 million.

8: Joe Thornton: Net Worth – $60 Million

Former Bruins number one overall pick, and the San Jose Sharks franchise leader in assists, Joe Thornton was not only the league MVP in 06, but was also the first player to ever have back-to-back 90 assist seasons. Thornton has a total net worth of $60 million.

7: Joe Sakic: Net Worth – $60 Million

A former member of the now Colorado Avalanche, Sakic was drafted by Quebec Nordiques. He would go on to play his entire career with the Nordiques/Avalanche, en route to two Stanley Cup Finals, a playoff MVP, a league MVP, and thirteen all-star appearances under his belt. The 2012 Hall of Fame inductee has a current net worth of $60 million.

6: Jarome Iginla: Net Worth – $60 Million

Jarome Arthur-Leigh Adekunle Tig Junior Elvis Iginla, a product of Alberta, Canada will go down as one of the best players in Calgary Flames history, if not the best player. The franchise leader in goals, games played, and total points, Iginla is also second all-time in assists for the Flames. Iginla has led the NHL in goals on two separate seasons and also has a league MVP trophy. The Calgary legend has a net worth of $60 million.

5: Alexander Ovechkin: Net Worth – $60 Million

The Russian Machine finally has the Stanley Cup he has so passionately pursued over the course of his thirteen-year career. One of the most prolific goal-scorers of his generation, Ovechkin has been an elite player since he debuted in the NHL. Throughout his career, Ovechkin has amassed a total net worth of $60 million.

4: Chris Pronger: Net Worth – $65 Million

The journey defensemen has played for the Whalers, Blues, Oilers, Ducks and the Flyers. He has a Stanley Cup Championship, six all-star appearances, and has multiple gold medals with team Canada to his name, his career was cut somewhat short due to numerous concussions. Pronger has a current net worth of $65 million.

3: Pavel Bure: Net Worth – $70 Million

“The Russian Rocket” as he became known, Bure had a successful twelve-year career in the NHL playing for the Canucks, Panthers, and the Rangers. A consistent leading scorer in the league, Bure retired in 05 in large part due to knee injuries. A member of the International Ice Hockey Federation Hall of Fame, Bure has a current net worth of $70 million.

2: Mario Lemieux: Net Worth – $150 Million

Regarded as one of the best to ever lace up a pair of skates, Mario Lemieux spent 17 seasons in the NHL and was one of the league’s premier goal scorers during that time. In 1993, Lemieux shocked the world by announcing that he had been diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma and that he would be undergoing harsh radiation treatment. A challenge that not only left his career jeopardy, but also his life, Lemieux persevered, and on the last day of his treatment, he left the hospital, got on a plane to Philly, and notched a goal and an assist in a 5-4 loss to the Flyers. Lemieux has a net worth of $150 million.

1: Wayne Gretzky: Net Worth – $200 Million

Dubbed “The Great One,” Wayne Gretzky is unanimously considered the best hockey player of all time. With numerous MVP’s, both playoff and regular season, he led the league in scoring various times as the only player to reach 200 points in a single season (which he did four times), Gretzky retired in 1999. Immediately inducted into the Hall of Fame, he was also the first player to have his number 99 jersey retired throughout all of hockey. Gretzky continued winning off the ice as he has a current net worth of $200 million.

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