$7.74 million Average salary:
$7.54 million Endorsements:
Parise joined the Minnesota Wild this summer when he inked a 13 year, $98 million contract after seven years with the New Jersey Devils. Parise is one of the NHL's biggest American stars and will be highly sought after by sponsors in Minneapolis where he was born. (Getty Images) More From Forbes
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