NHL players do not get paid during the playoffs.
Most players in the Stanley cup playoffs don't get paid at all unless they have it written into their contracts. Lots of players are playing just because they love the game.
There are no females in the nhl
NHL players get paid for the whole season, but not the playoffs. There is often team bonuses for the players to split in the playoffs. Players get paid every 2 weeks, just like most common jobs, and their paychecks are calculated by their salary divided by the amount of 2 week periods in the season (presumably from training camp until the end of the regular season).
Some get paid millions depending how popular they are or how good they are.
No, they do not.
Yes they do. And if they win certain awards, they get more. (like con smythe, toews got an extra 1.2 mil)
football players get paid more