With over 700 players a part of various NHL organizations, there are bound to be a few players—such as Brad Richards, Alex Ovechkin and Jason Garrison—who are overpaid.
Players can still be talented while being overpaid, and this slideshow will feature some top players who make a tad too much.
Sometimes teams overpay to re-sign a player, and other times general managers lose composure during free-agency negotiations. Whatever the case may be, the following players are simply overpaid.
Each on-ice position is full of notorious offenders; here are the three most overpaid players at each one.