October 31, 2019
Hard Work and High Wages
For good reason, team captains are well paid. The approval of teammates and management is a reward in itself, but the player’s contract also provides compensation for the added responsibility. Whether the big money arrives before the “C”, or after, there is a strong relationship between the pay cheque and the designation. As we have illustrated in the attached exhibit, NHL captains earn 370% more than skaters who are without a letter.