Chicago Blackhawks center Jonathan Toews celebrates his goal with Patrick Kane during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Columbus Blue Jackets on Thursday, March in Chicago. The Blackhawks won (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
The NHL's Highest‐Paid Players 2016‐17: 3. Patrick Kane: Total Earnings: $14.8 million - Salary: $13.8 million - Endorsements: $1 million - Kane led the league in scoring last season and was selected as the NHL's MVP. He was the first American‐born player to accomplish either feat. He and teammate Toews have matching eight‐year, $84 million contracts.
CHICAGO, IL - JANUARY 22 Patrick Kane of the Chicago Blackhawks jumps into the arms of Patrick Sharp after scoring a goal the St. Louis Blues at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Chicago Blackhawks' Andrew Shaw celebrates with teammates Nick Leddy and Patrick Sharp after scoring during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the St. Louis Blues in Chicago, Wednesday, March, (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)