$9.1 million Average salary:
$8.7 million Endorsements:
Malkin won the Art Ross and Hart trophies (above) following the 2011-12 season after leading the NHL in points for the second time in four years. He has two years left on his five year, $43.5 million contract with the Penguins. (Getty Images) More From Forbes
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