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NHL Fortune: $60,510,000

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Net worth / salary history of Brendan Shanahan, who earned US $60,510,000 (US $88,108,532 in today's dollars) in his career, ranking #63 in NHL career earnings / fortunes accumulated.

Season   Salary
($US)
In today's
$
NHL
Rank
+/-
($)
+/-
(%)
1989-90 $110,000 $222,218 446
Source: Canadian Press
1990-91 $130,000 $249,158 449 $20,000 18%
Two-way contract: $US 130,000 in the NHL and $US 45,000 in the minor leagues. He played in the NHL only, earning a full NHL salary.
Source: The Hockey News / Canadian Press
1991-92 $625,000 $1,149,504 46 $495,000 381%
1992-93 $1,390,000 $2,481,789 12 $765,000 122%
Amount includes salary and any signing bonus paid in 1992-93.
Source: The Hockey News
1993-94 $1,000,000 $1,733,564 52 -$390,000 -28%
1994-95 $2,000,000 $3,380,567 8 $1,000,000 100%
Lockout: salary prorated for 48-game season.
Source: Guide Hockey 1995-1996
1995-96 $3,475,000 $5,711,860 13 $1,475,000 74%
1996-97 $3,600,000 $5,747,610 14 $125,000 4%
Source: Guide Hockey RDS (He made $US 3,975,000 according to La Presse)
1997-98 $3,600,000 $5,618,692 17
1998-99 $4,000,000 $6,147,239 27 $400,000 11%
1999-00 $4,000,000 $6,014,406 38
2000-01 $6,500,000 $9,455,575 17 $2,500,000 63%
Source: The Hockey News Ultimate Fantasy Guide 2000-01
2001-02 $6,000,000 $8,486,731 23 -$500,000 -8%
2002-03 $7,000,000 $9,747,082 24 $1,000,000 17%
2003-04 $6,500,000 $8,849,185 29 -$500,000 -7%
2004-05 Lockout year: Season cancelled - no NHL salary paid.
2005-06 $2,280,000 $3,023,504 118 -$4,220,000 -65%
2006-07 $4,000,000 $4,970,238 62 $1,720,000 75%
2007-08 $2,500,000 $3,020,984 172 -$1,500,000 -38%
2008-09 $800,000 $930,794 492 -$1,700,000 -68%
2009-10 $1,000,000 $1,167,832 390 $200,000 25%
Total:
$60,510,000

In today's dollars:
$88,108,532
NHL Rank:
63

In today's dollars:
38