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NHL Fortune: $48,749,200

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Chris Chelios’s net worth / earnings / salary history. He made US $48,749,206 (US $74,325,154 in today's dollars), ranking #156 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Season   Salary
($US)
In today's
$
NHL
Rank
+/-
($)
+/-
(%)
1989-90 $485,875 $1,001,921 14
Source: Canadian Press
1990-91 $600,000 $1,173,833 18 $114,125 23%
One-way contract. (Made $US 865,000 according to the Canadian Press)
Source: The Hockey News
1991-92 $1,100,000 $2,065,125 10 $500,000 83%
1992-93 $1,100,000 $2,004,775 24
Amount includes salary and any signing bonus paid in 1992-93.
Source: The Hockey News
1993-94 $1,100,000 $1,946,505 43
1994-95 $1,514,286 $2,612,705 16 $414,286 38%
Lockout: NHL salary prorated for 48-game season.
Source: Guide Hockey 1995-1996
1995-96 $2,725,000 $4,572,064 26 $1,210,714 80%
Source: La Presse
1996-97 $2,800,000 $4,563,161 30 $75,000 3%
Source: La Presse (He made $US 2,998,024 according to Guide Hockey RDS)
1997-98 $3,709,905 $5,910,422 17 $909,905 32%
Includes base salary, signing bonus and bonuses paid in 1997-98.
Source: The Hockey News
1998-99 $3,722,499 $5,839,528 33 $12,594 0%
Source: The Hockey News
1999-00 $3,735,849 $5,733,833 44 $13,350 0%
2000-01 $5,500,000 $8,166,957 22 $1,764,151 47%
2001-02 $5,500,000 $7,940,994 31
2002-03 $5,919,506 $8,413,661 33 $419,506 8%
2003-04 $5,936,286 $8,249,502 36 $16,780 0%
2004-05 NHL lockout year: Season cancelled - no NHL salary paid.
2005-06 $850,000 $1,112,878 396
2006-07 $850,000 $1,078,100 416
Source: NHLPA
2007-08 $850,000 $1,048,456 427
Source: NHLPA
2008-09 $750,000 $890,734 513 -$100,000 -12%
Source: NHLPA
Total:
US $48,749,206

In today's dollars:
US $74,325,154
NHL Rank:
156

In today's dollars:
88