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NHL Fortune: $49,013,800

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Salary history of Chris Chelios, who earned US $49,013,800 (US $73,357,872 in today's dollars) in his career, ranking #130 in NHL fortunes accumulated.

Season   Salary
($US)
In today's
$
NHL
Rank
+/-
($)
+/-
(%)
1989-90 $485,875 $981,546 14
Source: Canadian Press
1990-91 $865,000 $1,657,862 9 $379,125 78%
1991-92 $1,100,000 $2,023,128 10 $235,000 27%
1992-93 $1,100,000 $1,964,006 20
1993-94 $1,100,000 $1,906,920 41
1994-95 $1,514,286 $2,559,572 16 $414,286 38%
Lockout: salary prorated for 48-game season.
1995-96 $2,725,000 $4,479,085 25 $1,210,714 80%
1996-97 $2,800,000 $4,470,363 27 $75,000 3%
1997-98 $3,710,000 $5,790,374 16 $910,000 33%
1998-99 $3,722,000 $5,720,006 33 $12,000 0%
1999-00 $3,735,849 $5,617,228 44 $13,849 0%
2000-01 $5,500,000 $8,000,871 22 $1,764,151 47%
2001-02 $5,500,000 $7,779,503 31
2002-03 $5,919,506 $8,242,558 33 $419,506 8%
2003-04 $5,936,286 $8,081,737 36 $16,780 0%
2004-05 Lockout year: Season cancelled - no NHL salary paid.
2005-06 $850,000 $1,127,184 396 ($5,086,286) -86%
2006-07 $850,000 $1,056,176 416
2007-08 $850,000 $1,027,135 425
2008-09 $750,000 $872,620 510 ($100,000) -12%
Total:
$49,013,800

In today's dollars:
$73,357,872
NHL Rank:
130

In today's dollars:
72