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NHL Fortune: $25,498,977

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Adam Oates’s net worth / earnings / salary history. He made US$25,498,977 (US$41,471,517 in today's dollars), ranking #505 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

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Season   Salary
(US$)
In today's
US$
NHL
Rank
+/-
(US$)
+/-
(%)
1985-86 $500,000 $1,202,287
As a free agent rookie out of college, signed a 4-year deal with Detroit for $1M plus received a $250,000 signing bonus.
Source: The Hockey News 1986 Yearbook / Washington Post
1986-87 $250,000 $589,955
Source: The Hockey News 1986 Yearbook / Washington Post
1987-88 $250,000 $569,134
Source: The Hockey News 1986 Yearbook / Washington Post
1988-89 $250,000 $546,804
Source: The Hockey News 1986 Yearbook / Washington Post
1989-90 $230,000 $479,889 124
Source: Canadian Press
1990-91 $240,000 $475,114 163 $10,000 4%
One-way contract.
Source: The Hockey News / Canadian Press
1991-92 $250,000 $474,815 233 $10,000 4%
1992-93 $460,000 $847,945 140 $210,000 84%
Amount includes salary and any signing bonus paid in 1992-93.
Source: The Hockey News
1993-94 $1,330,000 $2,381,405 30 $870,000 189%
1994-95 $660,000 $1,151,772 79 ($670,000) -50%
Because of the lockout, his NHL salary of $1,155,000 was prorated for the 48-game season.
Source: Guide Hockey 1995-1996
1995-96 $1,950,000 $3,310,060 61 $1,290,000 195%
Source: La Presse
1996-97 $2,050,000 $3,380,638 66 $100,000 5%
Source: La Presse / Guide Hockey RDS
1997-98 $2,829,074 $4,558,736 38 $779,074 38%
Includes base salary, signing bonus and bonuses paid in 1997-98.
Source: The Hockey News
1998-99 $2,900,000 $4,601,644 55 $70,926 3%
Includes base salary, signing bonus, bonuses paid in 1998-99, and deferred income paid in 1998-99.
Source: The Hockey News
1999-00 $2,950,000 $4,580,664 69 $50,000 2%
Includes base salary, signing/reporting bonus, and deferred income paid in 1999-2000.
Source: The Hockey News
2000-01 $3,149,903 $4,731,440 70 $199,903 7%
Source: The Hockey News Ultimate Fantasy Guide 2000-01
2001-02 $1,750,000 $2,556,362 200 ($1,399,903) -44%
2002-03 $3,500,000 $5,032,855 83 $1,750,000 100%
Total:
US$25,498,977

In today's dollars:
US$41,471,517
NHL Rank:
505

In today's dollars:
310

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