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NHL Fortune: $65,425,000

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Scott Gomez’s net worth / earnings / salary history. He made US $65,425,000 (US $78,342,256 in today's dollars), ranking #64 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Season   Salary
($US)
In today's
$
NHL
Rank
+/-
($)
+/-
(%)
1999-00 $750,000 $1,151,110 377
Source: The Hockey News
2000-01 $650,000 $965,186 478 -$100,000 -13%
Source: The Hockey News Ultimate Fantasy Guide 2000-01
2001-02 $700,000 $1,010,672 487 $50,000 8%
2002-03 $900,000 $1,279,211 420 $200,000 29%
2003-04 $1,000,000 $1,389,674 399 $100,000 11%
2004-05 NHL lockout year: Season cancelled - no NHL salary paid.
2005-06 $2,200,000 $2,880,389 135
2006-07 $5,000,000 $6,341,766 32 $2,800,000 127%
Source: NHLPA
2007-08 $10,000,000 $12,334,781 1 $5,000,000 100%
Signed a 7-year contract with the New York Rangers for $US 51.5M.
Source: The Hockey News / NHLPA
2008-09 $8,000,000 $9,501,161 5 -$2,000,000 -20%
Source: NHLPA
2009-10 $8,000,000 $9,536,597 6
Source: NHLPA
2010-11 $8,000,000 $9,379,184 6
Source: NHLPA
2011-12 $7,500,000 $8,527,123 18 -$500,000 -6%
Source: NHLPA
2012-13 $6,200,000 $6,904,791 8 -$1,300,000 -17%
Lockout: NHL salary prorated for 48-game season.
Right before the start of the shortened season, after the lockout, the Montreal Canadiens bought out the 2 years left on his contract. A few days later, he signed a contract for the $US 700,000 for the season with the San Jose Sharks. He earned $5.5M from the Montreal buyout and $700k from San Jose.
Source: The Hockey News / NHLPA
2013-14 $5,400,000 $5,926,094 81 -$800,000 -13%
Signed a one-year deal with the Florida Panthers. Earned his Panthers salary of $900k plus $4.5M from Montreal for the buyout of the last season of his 7-year contract.
Source: CBC / NHLPA
2014-15 $550,000 $594,149 736 -$4,850,000 -90%
Source: The Hockey News
2015-16 $575,000 $620,369 730 $25,000 5%
Retired from pro hockey after the season.
Source: NHLPA
Total:
US $65,425,000

In today's dollars:
US $78,342,256
NHL Rank:
64

In today's dollars:
67