In your opinion, who is the most overpaid player in the league?

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    Was sitting down thinking about this for a bit. In my opinion? Marc Staal. 5.7 million dollars a year to be a bounty soft pylon. Thoughts?
     
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    Toews.
     
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    Toews

    Kopitar will be in 2nd place if he doesn't bounce back this season.
     
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    Has anyone mentioned Toews?
     
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    Price, Lundqvist, Rinne, Rask, Bobrovsky or any other goaltender earning over $7M that I might have forgotten about.

    Schneider at $6M or Holtby at $6.1M is the most I would pay a goaltender.

    Price at $10.5M is potentially the most overpaid player in the NHL. An elite goaltender like Holtby is making $4.4M less than him. Get an average NHL starter at $4-5M and use that extra $5-6M to get a top-4 defense man or top-6 forward. Get an elite goaltender for $6M, and use that extra $4M to put toward depth.
     
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    Price is easily worth 10.5 million. He's carried a bottom five team to multiple divison titles.
     
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    Without Price, Montreal is a bottom 5 team. With Price they just won the division. I would argue Price is underpaid, and is the most valuable player in the NHL. I think people overestimate the "talent" on the Habs.
     
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    In value over what he should be paid, I'd guess Bobby Ryan.

    In percentage terms it would be Dan Girardi, who is infinitely overpaid.
     
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    Cost vs performance leads me to point to Mr Toews.
     
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    Price (WTF deal?)

    McDavid (10,5 - 11 is my fair deal)

    As Czech guy I must say Voracek too.
     
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    Kopitar.
     
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    As a Flames fan, right now I would have to say Troy Brouwer who will be taking home $4.5 mil per season until the end of the 2019-2020 season.

    Last year: 13 G / 12 A
     
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    Brouwer's contract is at least short. Toews, Eriksson, and Lucic all sport far worse deals.
     
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    Not enough Giroux

    At least Toews and Kopitar are top 6 players at even strength
     
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    Corey Perry...

    8.625M per cap hit and making 10M per in salary and only scored 19 goals last year.
     
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    Last season was his first real "down year", so I would not be surprised if he's not mentioned in here a whole lot.
     
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    Rick Nash has a 7.8M per cap hit, is making 8M in salary and has had two consecutive sub 40 point seasons.
     
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    Last year was his first down year for raw production.

    He's been fried butt at even strength for a long time.
     
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    Bobby Ryan's output sucks for what he's getting paid to do, Parise's numbers are declining and he'll carry and 7.538M per cap hit until he's into his 40's.

    There's quite a few bad contracts.
     
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    Well yes, but Philadelphia is one of the best teams at getting powerplay opportunities so he can still be very effective.
     

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