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NHL Fortune: $129,340,244

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Sidney Crosby’s net worth / earnings / salary history. He made US$129,340,244 (US$142,697,079 in today's dollars), ranking #2 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Did you know that Gary Bettman accumulated the 4th largest NHL fortune with $120M?

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All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
(US$)
In today's
US$
NHL
Rank
+/-
(US$)
+/-
(%)
2005-06 $850,000 $1,125,818 396
2006-07 $850,000 $1,090,634 415
Source: NHLPA
2007-08 $850,000 $1,060,389 426
Source: NHLPA
2008-09 $9,000,000 $10,812,541 2 $8,150,000 959%
Source: NHLPA
2009-10 $9,000,000 $10,850,844 2
Source: NHLPA
2010-11 $9,000,000 $10,675,686 3
Source: NHLPA
2011-12 $9,000,000 $10,349,160 5
Source: NHLPA
2012-13 $4,390,244 $4,946,123 22 ($4,609,756) -51%
Because of the lockout, his NHL salary of $7,500,000 was prorated for the 48-game season.
Source: NHLPA
2013-14 $12,000,000 $13,323,832 2 $7,609,756 173%
Source: NHLPA
2014-15 $12,000,000 $13,111,092 2
Source: NHLPA
2015-16 $12,000,000 $13,095,604 4
Source: NHLPA
2016-17 $10,900,000 $11,746,986 7 ($1,100,000) -9%
Source: NHLPA
2017-18 $10,900,000 $11,502,097 7
Source: NHLPA
2018-19 $10,000,000 $10,300,665 10 ($900,000) -8%
Source: NHLPA
2019-20 $9,000,000 $9,105,609 35 ($1,000,000) -10%
Source: NHLPA
2020-21 $9,600,000 $9,600,000 21 $600,000 7%
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the NHL plays a 56-game season instead of 82. Base salaries are not pro-rated but 10% of $9,600,000 is deferred and payable in three yearly payments, starting in October 2022, without interests. Escrow for the season has been increased to 20% and performance bonuses are pro-rated (amounts and targets to reach).
Source: NHLPA
Total:
US$129,340,244

In today's dollars:
US$142,697,079
NHL Rank:
2

In today's dollars:
3

Interesting animated bar chart race showing that 36 players and 1 commissioner appeared, in the past 25 years, in the yearly Top Ten NHL/hockey fortunes accumulated. Jaromir Jagr is #1 in total hockey earnings since 2002-03 and will be taken over in 2-3 years by Crosby and Ovechkin. How is your 401k/RSSP doing?

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