Wayne Gretzky is the highest-paid player in the NHL at $3.3 million this season, but only seven others make $1 million or more, according to a survey by the NHL Players Association.

Gretzky, the Los Angeles Kings center who holds most NHL scoring records, is far ahead of the second-highest-paid player, center Mario Lemieux of Pittsburgh. Lemieux, who has not played this season because of back problems, is making $2.33 million and is the only other player to top the $2 million mark.Brett Hull of the St. Louis Blues is third at $1.36 million, followed by center Steve Yzerman of the Detroit Red Wings at $1.3 million.