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Index – Sports – More than 12 billion Hungarian forints concentrated in one place in Budapest

Index – Sports – More than 12 billion Hungarian forints concentrated in one place in Budapest

Hungarian hockey fans have been eagerly awaiting Tuesday for weeks, when they will be able to see live players they have only been able to admire through a television screen until now. Among others, Connor Bedard, first pick of last year's NHL draft, will also be present at the training camp in Budapest before the World Cup, as well as at the preparatory match between Hungary and Canada at the MVM Dome.

Additionally, there is another 1/1 draft pick in the Canadian frame: OWEN POWER was selected by the Buffalo Sabers in 2021, and has become a designated defenseman the past two seasons.

The names of Jordan Binnington, Colton Parayko and Bowen Byram should also be mentioned, as they already know what it feels like to lift the Stanley Cup as a winner at the end of an NHL season.

After compiling six fictional players from the Canadian team – a goalkeeper, two defensemen and three forwards – in the search engine, which is considered the benchmark on the subject. We looked at how much the biggest stars earn abroad.

Previously mentioned BENNINGTON In 2021, he signed a new contract with the St. Louis Blues goalkeeper, extending it until 2027. 6 million dollars Hits the hand of the excellent goalkeeper.

peer, Parayko He also signed a new contract in 2021 With the blues under which 30 year old peck yearly In the amount of $6.5 million It will be enriched until the beginning of the 2030-2031 season.

Strengthens the defense line Damon Severson He signed the New Jersey Devils guard to a major contract (8 years/$50 million), before being traded to the Columbus Blue Jackets in the summer of 2023. Severson's account was born in 1994. In the amount of $6.25 million Weight gain in the following years.

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Now let the strikers come!

chicago The future of the Blackhawk Superstar, Bedard He will earn the highest possible salary in the NHL as a rookie. Although his basic salary is “only” $950,000, the situation is different An additional $3.5 million in bonuses will be added to his annual salary for the next two seasons as well. $4.45 million it will be

Michael Bunting Teams changed hands before the latest NHL trade stop, as the Carolina Hurricanes transferred their playing rights to the Pittsburgh Penguins in an unusual deal. The 28-year-old left winger is available until the summer of 2026 $4.5 million You can earn an annuity in Pennsylvania.

Jared McCann He also knows Pittsburgh's home locker room well, having been teammates with Evgeni Malkin and Sidney Crosby between 2019 and 2021. The left winger has been offered by his new team, the Seattle Kraken, with a large contract (5 years/$25 million), meaning he will join 5 million dollars It will be enriched until the end of the 2026-2027 season.

If we add up the average salaries, it turns out that these six gentlemen earn a total of $32,700,000, or approximately 12 billion Hungarian forints annually.

And we're only talking about six players, not to mention that this isn't the strongest Canadian team. These numbers will be brought up roughly if Nathan MacKinnon and Connor McDavid also come to Budapest.

As for the Hungarian national team, our team went from heaven to hell in the space of a few days in the Division 1 World Championship, which ended on Saturday. After the embarrassing defeat suffered by Romania, Istvan Sofron defeated the Italian host and then Slovenia, which is considered the strongest team among the six, to reach the world elite for the fourth time in the history of modern Hungarian hockey.

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Don McAdam Band The season concludes with a celebratory match against Canada, as the two teams also played against each other last year in a great and memorable match at the MVM Dome, although our team was also able to prepare for the first set at that time. Tickets are available starting from 7,990 HUF To the meeting.

Canadian framework


  • Jordan Binnington (St. Louis Blues)
  • Niko Doss (New Jersey Devils)
  • Joel Hoover (St. Louis Blues)


  • Bowen Byram (Buffalo Sabers)
  • Kayden Guehle (Montreal Canadiens)
  • Jimmy Oleksiak (Seattle Kraken)
  • Colton Parayko (St. Louis Blues)
  • Owen Bauer (Buffalo Sabers)
  • Damon Severson (Columbus Blue Jackets)
  • Olin Zellweger (Anaheim Ducks)


  • Connor Bedard (Chicago Blackhawks)
  • Michael Bunting (Pittsburgh Penguins)
  • McLean Celebrini (Boston University)
  • Dylan Cousins ​​(Buffalo Sabers)
  • Adam Fantelli (Columbus Blue Jackets)
  • Ridley Gregg (Ottawa Senators)
  • Dylan Gunter (Arizona Coyotes)
  • Andrew Mangiapane (Calgary Flames)
  • Jack McBain (Arizona Coyotes)
  • Jared McCann (Seattle Kraken)
  • Dawson Mercer (New Jersey Devils)
  • Brandon Tanev (Seattle Kraken)