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NHL Fortune: $23,331,031

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Paul Coffey’s net worth / earnings / salary history. He made US $23,331,031 (US $39,957,265 in today's dollars), ranking #516 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

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Season   Salary
($US)
In today's
$
NHL
Rank
+/-
($)
+/-
(%)
1980-81 $94,050 $291,852
Signed 3-year, 2-way contract with Edmonton plus 1 option year: $C60k, $C70K, and following 2 seasons to be arbitrated. Was to make $35,000 in the minors but played only in the NHL and earned his full NHL salary. Also got a bonus a $C 50,000 that season.
Source: Copy of contract
1981-82 $70,890 $199,412
Was to make $35,000 in the minors but played only in the NHL and earned his full NHL salary. Also got a bonus a $C 15,000 that season.
Source: Copy of contract
1982-83 $64,880 $171,915
Also got a bonus a $C 10,000 that season.
Source: Copy of contract
1983-84 $259,520 $666,258
Signed a 6-year contract with the Edmonto Oilers for $C 320,000 per season.
Source: La Presse
1984-85 $247,040 $607,970
Source: La Presse
1985-86 $234,240 $556,647
Source: La Presse
1986-87 $230,400 $537,530
Source: La Presse
1987-88 $241,280 $543,092
Source: La Presse
1988-89 $260,160 $562,324
Source: La Presse
1989-90 $450,000 $927,944 15
Source: Canadian Press
1990-91 $900,000 $1,760,750 7 $450,000 100%
One-way contract.
Source: The Hockey News / Canadian Press
1991-92 $1,000,000 $1,877,386 15 $100,000 11%
1992-93 $1,100,000 $2,004,775 24 $100,000 10%
Amount includes salary and any signing bonus paid in 1992-93.
Source: The Hockey News
1993-94 $1,300,000 $2,300,415 33 $200,000 18%
1994-95 $828,571 $1,429,593 60 -$471,429 -36%
Lockout: NHL salary prorated for 48-game season.
Source: Guide Hockey 1995-1996
1995-96 $3,600,000 $6,040,157 12 $2,771,429 334%
Source: La Presse
1996-97 $2,600,000 $4,237,221 36 -$1,000,000 -28%
Source: La Presse / Guide Hockey RDS
1997-98 $2,600,000 $4,142,181 46
Includes base salary, signing bonus and bonuses paid in 1997-98.
Source: The Hockey News
1998-99 $2,500,000 $3,921,779 73 -$100,000 -4%
Includes base salary, signing bonus, bonuses paid in 1998-99, and deferred income paid in 1998-99.
Source: The Hockey News
1999-00 $2,500,000 $3,837,035 83
Includes base salary, signing/reporting bonus, and deferred income paid in 1999-2000.
Source: The Hockey News
2000-01 $2,250,000 $3,341,028 113 -$250,000 -10%
Total:
US $23,331,031

In today's dollars:
US $39,957,265
NHL Rank:
516

In today's dollars:
303

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