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NHL Fortune: $43,832,900

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Net worth / salary history of Olaf Kolzig, who earned US $43,832,900 (US $59,459,889 in today's dollars) in his career, ranking #166 in NHL career earnings / fortunes accumulated.

Season   Salary
($US)
In today's
$
NHL
Rank
+/-
($)
+/-
(%)
1990-91 $25,000 $47,915 822
Two-way contract: $US 100,000 in the NHL and $US 25,000 in the minor leagues. Plus bonus for games played: $US 10,000 at 90 games. He played in the AHL/ECHL, earning a minor league salary. He played 133 NHL games between 1990 and 1998 and possibly earned the bonus depending on the terms of the contract.
Source: The Hockey News
1992-93 $100,000 $178,546 1062
1994-95 $142,857 $241,469 559
Lockout: salary prorated for 48-game season.
Source: Guide Hockey 1995-1996
1995-96 $325,000 $534,203 489 $182,143 128%
1996-97 $500,000 $798,279 392 $175,000 54%
1997-98 $550,000 $858,411 405 $50,000 10%
1998-99 $600,000 $922,086 428 $50,000 9%
1999-00 $3,000,000 $4,510,804 60 $2,400,000 400%
2000-01 $3,000,000 $4,364,111 71
Source: The Hockey News Ultimate Fantasy Guide 2000-01
2001-02 $6,000,000 $8,486,731 23 $3,000,000 100%
2002-03 $6,000,000 $8,354,641 30
2003-04 $6,250,000 $8,508,832 33 $250,000 4%
2004-05 Lockout year: Season cancelled - no NHL salary paid.
2005-06 $4,940,000 $6,550,926 24 -$1,310,000 -21%
2006-07 $5,450,000 $6,771,949 28 $510,000 10%
2007-08 $5,450,000 $6,585,745 45
2008-09 $1,500,000 $1,745,239 325 -$3,950,000 -72%
Total:
$43,832,900

In today's dollars:
$59,459,889
NHL Rank:
166

In today's dollars:
122