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NHL Fortune: $21,795,000

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Salary history of Paul Coffey, who earned US $21,795,000 (US $35,556,015 in today's dollars) in his career, ranking #484 in NHL fortunes accumulated.

Season   Salary
($US)
In today's
$
NHL
Rank
+/-
($)
+/-
(%)
1980-81 $51,300 $155,954
Signed 3-year contract with Edmonton plus 1 option year: $C60k, $C70K, and following 2 seasons to be arbitrated. Additional bonus: $C 50,000.
Source: Copy of contract
1981-82 $58,380 $160,882
Additional bonus: $C 15,000.
Source: Copy of contract
1982-83 $56,770 $147,367
Additional bonus: $C 10,000.
Source: Copy of contract
1989-90 $450,000 $909,073 15
Source: Canadian Press
1990-91 $900,000 $1,724,943 8 $450,000 100%
1991-92 $1,000,000 $1,839,207 15 $100,000 11%
1992-93 $1,100,000 $1,964,006 20 $100,000 10%
1993-94 $1,300,000 $2,253,633 31 $200,000 18%
1994-95 $828,571 $1,400,521 57 ($471,429) -36%
Lockout: salary prorated for 48-game season.
1995-96 $3,600,000 $5,917,323 12 $2,771,429 334%
1996-97 $2,600,000 $4,151,052 33 ($1,000,000) -28%
1997-98 $2,600,000 $4,057,944 44
1998-99 $2,500,000 $3,842,025 73 ($100,000) -4%
1999-00 $2,500,000 $3,759,004 82
2000-01 $2,250,000 $3,273,084 111 ($250,000) -10%
Total:
$21,795,000

In today's dollars:
$35,556,015
NHL Rank:
484

In today's dollars:
323