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NHL Fortune: $48,748,800

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Net worth / salary history of Chris Chelios, who earned US $48,748,800 (US $72,849,973 in today's dollars) in his career, ranking #133 in NHL career earnings / fortunes accumulated.

Season   Salary
($US)
In today's
$
NHL
Rank
+/-
($)
+/-
(%)
1989-90 $485,875 $981,546 14
Source: Canadian Press
1990-91 $600,000 $1,149,962 17 $114,125 23%
One-way contract. (Made $US 865,000 according to the Canadian Press)
Source: The Hockey News
1991-92 $1,100,000 $2,023,128 10 $500,000 83%
1992-93 $1,100,000 $1,964,006 24
Amount includes salary and any signing bonus paid in 1992-93.
Source: The Hockey News
1993-94 $1,100,000 $1,906,920 42
1994-95 $1,514,286 $2,559,572 16 $414,286 38%
Lockout: salary prorated for 48-game season.
Source: Guide Hockey 1995-1996
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:
$48,748,800

In today's dollars:
$72,849,973
NHL Rank:
133

In today's dollars:
75