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NHL Fortune: $16,745,900

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Net worth / salary history of Donald Audette, who earned US $16,745,900 (US $25,081,317 in today's dollars) in his career, ranking #676 in NHL career earnings / fortunes accumulated.

Season   Salary
($US)
In today's
$
NHL
Rank
+/-
($)
+/-
(%)
1990-91 $92,308 $180,590 543
Two-way contract: $US 125,000 in the NHL and $US 40,000 in the minor leagues. Plus bonus for games played: $US 10,000 at 40 games and an additional $US 10,000 at 80 games. Estimated salary earned based on ratio of NHL/minor league games played = $US 92,308. He played 71 NHL games between 1990 and 1992 and 115 NHL games between 1990 and 1993 and possibly earned both bonuses depending on the terms of the contract.
Source: The Hockey News
1991-92 $150,000 $281,608 466 $57,692 62%
1992-93 $225,000 $410,068 430 $75,000 50%
Amount includes salary and any signing bonus paid in 1992-93.
Source: The Hockey News
1993-94 $400,000 $707,820 264 $175,000 78%
1994-95 $228,571 $394,371 350 -$171,429 -43%
Lockout: NHL salary prorated for 48-game season.
Source: Guide Hockey 1995-1996
1995-96 $750,000 $1,258,366 201 $521,429 228%
Source: La Presse
1996-97 $800,000 $1,303,760 251 $50,000 7%
Source: La Presse / Guide Hockey RDS
1997-98 $900,000 $1,433,832 233 $100,000 13%
Source: The Hockey News
1999-00 $2,200,000 $3,376,591 108
2000-01 $2,000,000 $2,969,803 133 -$200,000 -9%
2001-02 $3,000,000 $4,331,451 84 $1,000,000 50%
2002-03 $3,000,000 $4,264,036 105
2003-04 $3,000,000 $4,169,022 121
2004-05 Lockout year: Season cancelled - no NHL salary paid.
Total:
$16,745,900

In today's dollars:
$25,081,317
NHL Rank:
676

In today's dollars:
573