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NHL Fortune: $25,249,000

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Net worth / salary history of Adam Oates, who earned US $25,249,000 (US $40,399,624 in today's dollars) in his career, ranking #456 in NHL career earnings / fortunes accumulated.

Season   Salary
($US)
In today's
$
NHL
Rank
+/-
($)
+/-
(%)
1985-86 $250,000 $594,099
As a rookie, 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 $583,257
Source: The Hockey News 1986 Yearbook / Washington Post
1987-88 $250,000 $562,720
Source: The Hockey News 1986 Yearbook / Washington Post
1988-89 $250,000 $540,363
Source: The Hockey News 1986 Yearbook / Washington Post
1989-90 $230,000 $474,282 123
Source: Canadian Press
1990-91 $240,000 $469,533 161 $10,000 4%
One-way contract.
Source: The Hockey News / Canadian Press
1991-92 $250,000 $469,347 233 $10,000 4%
1992-93 $460,000 $838,361 140 $210,000 84%
Amount includes salary and any signing bonus paid in 1992-93.
Source: The Hockey News
1993-94 $1,330,000 $2,353,502 29 $870,000 189%
1994-95 $660,000 $1,138,745 79 -$670,000 -50%
Lockout: NHL salary prorated for 48-game season.
Source: Guide Hockey 1995-1996
1995-96 $1,950,000 $3,271,752 61 $1,290,000 195%
Source: La Presse
1996-97 $2,050,000 $3,340,886 66 $100,000 5%
Source: La Presse / Guide Hockey RDS
1997-98 $2,829,074 $4,507,129 37 $779,074 38%
Source: The Hockey News
1998-99 $2,900,000 $4,549,264 54 $70,926 3%
1999-00 $2,950,000 $4,527,701 68 $50,000 2%
2000-01 $3,149,903 $4,677,295 70 $199,903 7%
Source: The Hockey News Ultimate Fantasy Guide 2000-01
2001-02 $1,750,000 $2,526,680 200 -$1,399,903 -44%
2002-03 $3,500,000 $4,974,708 83 $1,750,000 100%
Total:
$25,249,000

In today's dollars:
$40,399,624
NHL Rank:
456

In today's dollars:
292