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NHL Fortune: $61,181,900

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Net worth / salary history of Brian Leetch, who earned US $61,181,900 (US $92,365,166 in today's dollars) in his career, ranking #72 in NHL career earnings / fortunes accumulated.

Season   Salary
($US)
In today's
$
NHL
Rank
+/-
($)
+/-
(%)
1989-90 $210,000 $433,040 160
Source: Canadian Press
1990-91 $230,000 $449,969 173 $20,000 10%
One-way contract. Plus bonus for games played: $US 15,000 at 220 games and an additional $C 5,000 at 40 games. He played 80 NHL games (and nearly 1000 during the rest of his career) and earned both bonuses.
Source: The Hockey News / Canadian Press
1991-92 $250,000 $469,347 233 $20,000 9%
1992-93 $1,700,000 $3,098,289 7 $1,450,000 580%
Amount includes salary and any signing bonus paid in 1992-93.
Source: The Hockey News
1993-94 $1,805,000 $3,194,038 15 $105,000 6%
1994-95 $1,221,429 $2,107,418 28 -$583,571 -32%
Lockout: NHL salary prorated for 48-game season.
Source: Guide Hockey 1995-1996
1995-96 $2,612,500 $4,383,309 27 $1,391,071 114%
Source: La Presse
1996-97 $3,087,500 $5,031,700 20 $475,000 18%
Source: La Presse / Guide Hockey RDS
1997-98 $3,372,500 $5,372,886 25 $285,000 9%
Source: The Hockey News
1998-99 $3,373,000 $5,291,264 41 $500 0%
1999-00 $6,680,000 $10,252,557 10 $3,307,000 98%
2000-01 $7,680,000 $11,404,042 9 $1,000,000 15%
Source: The Hockey News Ultimate Fantasy Guide 2000-01
2001-02 $8,680,000 $12,532,332 11 $1,000,000 13%
2002-03 $9,680,000 $13,758,621 7 $1,000,000 12%
2003-04 $6,600,000 $9,171,848 27 -$3,080,000 -32%
2004-05 Lockout year: Season cancelled - no NHL salary paid.
2005-06 $4,000,000 $5,414,505 40 -$2,600,000 -39%
Total:
$61,181,900

In today's dollars:
$92,365,166
NHL Rank:
72

In today's dollars:
40