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NHL Fortune: $23,213,500

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Brent Sopel’s net worth / earnings / salary history. He made US $23,213,540 (US $28,222,335 in today's dollars), ranking #521 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Season   Salary
($US)
In today's
$
NHL
Rank
+/-
($)
+/-
(%)
1996-97 $278,540 $453,937 883
2000-01 $375,000 $556,838 715
2001-02 $475,000 $685,813 646 $100,000 27%
2002-03 $550,000 $781,740 590 $75,000 16%
2003-04 $875,000 $1,215,965 445 $325,000 59%
2004-05 NHL lockout year: Season cancelled - no NHL salary paid.
2005-06 $2,400,000 $3,142,243 111
2006-07 $2,400,000 $3,044,048 157
Source: NHLPA
2007-08 $1,360,000 $1,677,530 311 -$1,040,000 -43%
Source: NHLPA
2008-09 $2,500,000 $2,969,113 225 $1,140,000 84%
Source: NHLPA
2009-10 $2,500,000 $2,980,186 238
Source: NHLPA
2010-11 $2,000,000 $2,344,796 283 -$500,000 -20%
Source: NHLPA
2011-12 $2,500,000 $2,842,374 274 $500,000 25%
Estimated salary with Novokuznetsk Metallurg in the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL). He said that his salary was better than what he ever got in the NHL.
Source: Brent Sopel on the Spittin' Chiclet Podcast
2012-13 $2,500,000 $2,784,190 118 $0 0%
Lockout: NHL salary prorated for 48-game season.
Estimated salary with Novokuznetsk Metallurg and Ufa Salavat Yulayev in the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL). He said that his salary was better than what he ever got in the NHL.
Source: Brent Sopel on the Spittin' Chiclet Podcast
2013-14 $2,500,000 $2,743,562 311 $0 0%
Estimated salary with Ufa Salavat Yulayev in the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL). He said that his salary was better than what he ever got in the NHL. Assording to sports.ru, his base salary was $1.3M. Might have also earned bonuses.
Source: Brent Sopel on the Spittin' Chiclet Podcast
Total:
US $23,213,540

In today's dollars:
US $28,222,335
NHL Rank:
521

In today's dollars:
506