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NHL Fortune: $108,779,000

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Net worth / salary history of Joe Thornton, who earned US $108,779,000 (US $128,748,415 in today's dollars) in his career, ranking #4 in NHL career earnings / fortunes accumulated.

Season   Salary
($US)
In today's
$
NHL
Rank
+/-
($)
+/-
(%)
1997-98 $925,000 $1,473,660 226
Source: The Hockey News
1998-99 $925,000 $1,451,058 260
1999-00 $925,000 $1,419,703 285
2000-01 $1,550,000 $2,301,597 196 $625,000 68%
2001-02 $1,825,000 $2,634,966 190 $275,000 18%
2002-03 $2,175,000 $3,091,426 179 $350,000 19%
2003-04 $5,500,000 $7,643,207 40 $3,325,000 153%
2004-05 Lockout year: Season cancelled - no NHL salary paid.
2005-06 $6,666,000 $9,023,273 10 $1,166,000 21%
2006-07 $6,670,000 $8,459,916 14 $4,000 0%
Source: NHLPA
2007-08 $6,670,000 $8,227,299 20
Source: NHLPA
2008-09 $7,200,000 $8,551,045 19 $530,000 8%
Source: NHLPA
2009-10 $7,200,000 $8,582,937 19
Source: NHLPA
2010-11 $7,200,000 $8,441,265 20
Source: NHLPA
2011-12 $8,000,000 $9,095,598 9 $800,000 11%
Source: NHLPA
2012-13 $4,097,561 $4,563,355 23 -$3,902,439 -49%
Lockout: NHL salary prorated for 48-game season.
Source: NHLPA
2013-14 $6,000,000 $6,584,549 47 $1,902,439 46%
Source: NHLPA
2014-15 $6,750,000 $7,291,825 40 $750,000 13%
Source: NHLPA
2015-16 $6,750,000 $7,282,595 49
Source: NHLPA
2016-17 $6,750,000 $7,191,563 57
Source: NHLPA
2017-18 $8,000,000 $8,345,981 29 $1,250,000 19%
Source: NHLPA
2018-19 $5,000,000 $5,091,597 177 -$3,000,000 -38%
Source: NHLPA
2019-20 $2,000,000 $2,000,000 358 -$3,000,000 -60%
Source: NHLPA
Total:
$108,779,000

In today's dollars:
$128,748,415
NHL Rank:
4

In today's dollars:
6