Nathan MacKinnon NHL's highest-paid player with $12.6M US AAV on 8-year deal
The Colorado Avalanche made Nathan MacKinnon the highest-paid player in the NHL's salary cap era on Tuesday, with the 27-year-old signing an eight-year contract worth $100.8 million US, the team announced.
AP source: MacKinnon signs 8-year deal, highest paid in NHL
DENVER (AP) — The Colorado Avalanche are making Nathan MacKinnon the highest-paid player in the NHL’s salary cap era. MacKinnon, who just turned 27 earlier this month, signed an eight-year contract worth $100.8 million, according to a person with knowledge of the situation.
Avalanche make Nathan MacKinnon highest-paid player in NHL
The Colorado Avalanche have signed star forward Nathan MacKinnon to an eight-year extension worth $12.6 million annually, making him the highest-paid player in the NHL. The contract, worth $100.8 million in its entirety, doesn’t kick in until 2023-24. “Obviously it’s really cool, for sure,” MacKinnon said of being the highest-paid player in hockey. “Hoping there’s no more pandemics and the cap goes up even more, but, yeah, I think the term was t…