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NHL Fortune: $15,482,100

Description

Net worth / salary history of Martin Gelinas, who earned US $15,482,100 (US $22,294,450 in today's dollars) in his career, ranking #679 in NHL career earnings / fortunes accumulated.

Season   Salary
($US)
In today's
$
NHL
Rank
+/-
($)
+/-
(%)
1989-90 $76,050 $153,633 516
Source: Canadian Press
1990-91 $85,700 $164,253 549 $9,650 13%
Two-way contract: $C 100,000 in the NHL and $C 30,000 in the minor leagues. Plus bonus for games played: $C 5,000 at 40 games and an additional $C 5,000 at 80 games. He played 73 NHL games, earning a full NHL salary and the first bonus.
Source: The Hockey News / Canadian Press
1991-92 $240,075 $441,548 256 $154,375 180%
1992-93 $248,100 $442,973 391 $8,025 3%
Amount includes salary and any signing bonus paid in 1992-93.
Source: The Hockey News
1993-94 $232,500 $403,054 494 -$15,600 -6%
1994-95 $228,571 $386,350 350 -$3,929 -2%
Lockout: salary prorated for 48-game season.
Source: Guide Hockey 1995-1996
1995-96 $328,050 $539,216 485 $99,479 44%
1996-97 $568,075 $906,965 356 $240,025 73%
1997-98 $825,000 $1,287,617 277 $256,925 45%
1998-99 $1,200,000 $1,844,172 200 $375,000 45%
1999-00 $1,300,000 $1,954,682 213 $100,000 8%
2000-01 $2,000,000 $2,909,408 133 $700,000 54%
Source: The Hockey News Ultimate Fantasy Guide 2000-01
2001-02 $1,100,000 $1,555,901 298 -$900,000 -45%
2002-03 $1,500,000 $2,088,660 253 $400,000 36%
2003-04 $2,400,000 $3,267,391 173 $900,000 60%
2004-05 Lockout year: Season cancelled - no NHL salary paid.
2005-06 $925,000 $1,226,641 364 -$1,475,000 -61%
2006-07 $975,000 $1,211,496 373 $50,000 5%
2007-08 $1,250,000 $1,510,492 315 $275,000 28%
Total:
$15,482,100

In today's dollars:
$22,294,450
NHL Rank:
679

In today's dollars:
579