Highest paid coaches in the NHL compared to the NFL

Mike Babcock's new eight-year $50 million deal with the Toronto Maple Leafs landed him in NFL pay territory. Here's what hockey's 10 best-paid coaches make compared to their NHL counterparts. Keep in mind that coaches contracts in each sport are rarely made public. The per-season figures cited here are based on the estimates most commonly reported in major media outlets. At the very least you'll get a ballpark idea of how much these guys rake in.
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