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NHL Fortune: $2,556,898

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Bill Berg’s net worth / earnings / salary history. He made US $2,556,898 (US $4,311,708 in today's dollars), ranking #2021 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Did you know that Gary Bettman accumulated the 4th largest NHL fortune with $110M?

Season   Salary
($US)
In today's
$
NHL
Rank
+/-
($)
+/-
(%)
1990-91 $145,000 $283,676 419
Two-way contract: $US 145,000 in the NHL and $US 48,000 in the minor leagues. Plus bonus for games played: $US 10,000 at 40 games and an additional $US 10,000 at 80 games. He played in the NHL only, earning a full NHL salary. He played 78 NHL games that season, earning the first bonus, and 125 NHL games between 1990 and 1992, possibly earning the second bonus depending on the terms of the contract.
Source: The Hockey News / Canadian Press
1991-92 $160,000 $300,382 431 $15,000 10%
1992-93 $175,000 $318,942 606 $15,000 9%
Amount includes salary and any signing bonus paid in 1992-93.
Source: The Hockey News
1993-94 $313,875 $555,418 381 $138,875 79%
1994-95 $150,583 $259,811 550 ($163,292) -52%
Lockout: NHL salary prorated for 48-game season.
Source: Guide Hockey 1995-1996
1995-96 $262,440 $440,327 603 $111,857 74%
Source: La Presse
1996-97 $400,000 $651,880 570 $137,560 52%
Source: La Presse / Guide Hockey RDS
1997-98 $450,000 $716,916 480 $50,000 13%
Includes base salary, signing bonus and bonuses paid in 1997-98.
Source: The Hockey News
1998-99 $500,000 $784,356 502 $50,000 11%
Total:
US $2,556,900

In today's dollars:
US $4,311,708
NHL Rank:
2021

In today's dollars:
1826