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NHL Fortune: $15,420,318

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Grant Fuhr’s net worth / earnings / salary history. He made US $15,420,318 (US $25,794,235 in today's dollars), ranking #755 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

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Season   Salary
($US)
In today's
$
NHL
Rank
+/-
($)
+/-
(%)
1986-87 $108,000 $251,967
Signed a three-year plus one option year, two-way contract with the Edmonton Oilers for $C 150,000, $C 160,000, $C 170,000 and $C 180,000 in the NHL and an unknown salary in the minors. Played the whole season in the NHL.
Source: Copy of contract
1987-88 $120,640 $271,546
Played the whole season in the NHL
Source: Copy of contract
1988-89 $276,420 $597,469
Earned $C 170,000 according to a copy of his 1986-87 contract but given the success of the team, it is assumed that he signed a new contract and earned $C 340,000 as stated by The Hockey News.
Source: The Hockey News 1990 Yearbook
1989-90 $261,950 $540,166 87
Earned $C 180,000 on this option year according to a copy of his 1986-87 contract but given the success of the team, it is assumed that he signed a new contract and earned $C 310,000 as stated by the Canadian Press.
Source: Canadian Press
1990-91 $265,670 $519,754 132 $3,720 1%
One-way contract. (According to the Canadian Press, he made $C 418,000)
Source: The Hockey News
1991-92 $370,152 $694,918 112 $104,482 39%
1992-93 $1,323,200 $2,411,563 16 $953,048 257%
Amount includes salary and any signing bonus paid in 1992-93.
Source: The Hockey News
1993-94 $1,600,000 $2,831,280 20 $276,800 21%
1994-95 $994,286 $1,715,512 43 -$605,714 -38%
Lockout: NHL salary prorated for 48-game season.
Source: Guide Hockey 1995-1996
1995-96 $975,000 $1,635,876 144 -$19,286 -2%
Source: La Presse
1996-97 $1,025,000 $1,670,443 167 $50,000 5%
Source: La Presse / Guide Hockey RDS
1997-98 $2,000,000 $3,186,293 86 $975,000 95%
Includes base salary, signing bonus and bonuses paid in 1997-98.
Source: The Hockey News
1998-99 $3,100,000 $4,863,006 47 $1,100,000 55%
Includes base salary, signing bonus, bonuses paid in 1998-99, and deferred income paid in 1998-99.
Source: The Hockey News
1999-00 $3,000,000 $4,604,442 61 -$100,000 -3%
Includes base salary, signing/reporting bonus, and deferred income paid in 1999-2000.
Source: The Hockey News
Total:
US $15,420,318

In today's dollars:
US $25,794,235
NHL Rank:
755

In today's dollars:
568

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