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NHL Fortune: $81,523,200

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Martin Brodeur’s net worth / earnings / salary history. He made US $81,523,224 (US $108,625,203 in today's dollars), ranking #32 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Season   Salary
($US)
In today's
$
NHL
Rank
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(%)
1989-90 $0 $0 529
As a St. Hyacinthe Lasers player for the whole season before being drafted, in the QJMHL, he was paid $C 44/week plus $C 18/week for gas.
Source: Book: Brodeur - Beyond the Crease
1990-91 $80,000 $156,511 561 $80,000 946745562130078%
During the season, as a first round pick (20th overall in the NHL) that had been sent back to junior, he signed a 3-year plus 1 option year, two-way contract, with the New Jersey Devils: $US 35k in the minors and $US 125k in the NHL for the first two years and $US 140k in the NHL for the following two years. He also received a $US 80k signing bonus. As a St. Hyacinthe Lasers player for the whole season, in the QJMHL, he was paid $C 44/week plus $C 18/week for gas.
Source: Book: Brodeur - Beyond the Crease
1991-92 $41,923 $78,706 556 -$38,077 -48%
Played 48 games in junior and 4 in the NHL, earning $US 41,923. As a St. Hyacinthe Lasers player, in the QJMHL, he was paid $C 44/week plus $C 18/week for gas.
Source: Book: Brodeur - Beyond the Crease
1992-93 $35,000 $63,788 1090 -$6,923 -17%
Played the whole season in the AHL, earning $US 35k. According to the Hockey News, he earned $US 145k in salary and any signing bonus paid in 1992-93 - this possibly did not account for the fact that he ended up playing in the AHL.
Source: Book: Brodeur - Beyond the Crease
1993-94 $190,000 $336,215 573 $155,000 443%
Played the whole season in the NHL, earning his fulll NHL salary of $US 140k. Also received $US 50k as a bonus from the Devils for winning the Calder rookie of the year trophy.
Source: Book: Brodeur - Beyond the Crease
1994-95 $930,000 $1,604,595 51 $740,000 389%
Lockout: NHL salary prorated for 48-game season.
Played in the NHL only, earning his NHL salary pro-rated for the short season which ended up being $US 80,000. Based on the new collective bargaining agreement signed after the season, he was eligible for a retroactive arbitration process and was awarded a $US 850,000 payment of back pay for the 1994-95 season.
Source: Guide Hockey 1995-1996 / Book: Brodeur - Beyond the Crease
1995-96 $1,500,000 $2,516,732 83 $570,000 61%
After a 3-week strike during training camp, signed a 3-year contract with the New Jersey Devils for $US 5.3M ($1.5M + $1.8M + $2M).
Source: La PresseBook: Brodeur - Beyond the Crease
1996-97 $1,800,000 $2,933,461 79 $300,000 20%
Source: La Presse / Guide Hockey RDS
1997-98 $2,025,000 $3,226,121 84 $225,000 13%
Includes base salary, signing bonus and bonuses paid in 1997-98.
Source: The Hockey News
1998-99 $3,830,687 $6,009,243 30 $1,805,687 89%
Signed a 4-year contract with the New Jersey Devils for $US 17.1M, which he negotiated by himself as his agent, Gilles Lupien, felt that he deserved $US 5M per season. He never used an agent for contract negotiations going forward.
Source: Book: Brodeur - Beyond the Crease / The Hockey News / La Presse
1999-00 $4,130,687 $6,339,836 36 $300,000 8%
2000-01 $4,400,000 $6,533,566 36 $269,313 7%
Source: The Hockey News Ultimate Fantasy Guide 2000-01
2001-02 $4,705,687 $6,794,151 45 $305,687 7%
Signed a 5-year contract, starting in 2002-03, with the New Jersey Devils, for $US 40M.
Source: Book: Brodeur - Beyond the Crease
2002-03 $6,891,103 $9,794,636 25 $2,185,416 46%
2003-04 $6,891,103 $9,576,386 26
2004-05 NHL lockout year: Season cancelled - no NHL salary paid.
2005-06 $5,237,238 $6,856,947 22
In January 2006, signed a 6-year contract with New Jersey, starting in 2006-07, for $US 31.2M
Source: CP / Book: Brodeur - Beyond the Crease
2006-07 $5,200,000 $6,595,437 31 -$37,238 -1%
Source: NHLPA / Book: Brodeur - Beyond the Crease
2007-08 $5,200,000 $6,414,086 51
Source: NHLPA / Book: Brodeur - Beyond the Crease
2008-09 $5,200,000 $6,175,755 66
Source: NHLPA / Book: Brodeur - Beyond the Crease
2009-10 $5,200,000 $6,198,788 71
Source: NHLPA / Book: Brodeur - Beyond the Crease
2010-11 $5,200,000 $6,096,470 70
Source: NHLPA / Book: Brodeur - Beyond the Crease
2011-12 $5,200,000 $5,912,139 78
Source: NHLPA / Book: Brodeur - Beyond the Crease
2012-13 $2,341,463 $2,607,632 134 -$2,858,537 -55%
Lockout: NHL salary prorated for 48-game season.
Source: NHLPA
2013-14 $5,000,000 $5,487,124 88 $2,658,537 114%
Source: NHLPA
2014-15 $293,333 $316,879 756 -$4,706,667 -94%
As a free agent, on December 2, 2014, he signed a 1-year contract with the St.Louis Blues for a $US 700,000 per year base salary, pro-rated for the rest of the season. Bonuses included $US 10k for every point the Blues earned with Brodeur in goal; roster bonuses of $125k each if he was on an NHL roster on February 1 and March 1; and playoff bonuses. On January 27, 2015, after playing in only 7 games, he elected to retire. His compensation for the season was about $US 233,333 (pro-rated base salary) plus $US 60k bonuses for the 6 points earned with his 3 wins.
Source: NHL.com / ESPN
Total:
US $81,523,224

In today's dollars:
US $108,625,203
NHL Rank:
32

In today's dollars:
24