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NHL Fortune: $2,956,490

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Rob Zettler’s net worth / earnings / salary history. He made US $2,956,488 (US $5,006,460 in today's dollars), ranking #1794 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Season   Salary
($US)
In today's
$
NHL
Rank
+/-
($)
+/-
(%)
1989-90 $130,000 $268,073 368
Source: Canadian Press
1990-91 $127,917 $250,255 467 -$2,083 -2%
Two-way contract: $US 130,000 in the NHL and $US 30,000 in the minor leagues. Plus bonus for games played: $US 10,000 at 90 games and an additional $US 10,000 at 120 games. Estimated salary earned based on ratio of NHL/minor league games played = $US 127,917. He played 121 NHL games between 1990 and 1992 and possibly earned both bonuses depending on the terms of the contract.
Source: The Hockey News / Canadian Press
1991-92 $200,000 $375,477 322 $72,083 56%
1992-93 $210,000 $382,730 469 $10,000 5%
Amount includes salary and any signing bonus paid in 1992-93.
Source: The Hockey News
1993-94 $325,000 $575,104 355 $115,000 55%
1994-95 $228,571 $394,371 351 -$96,429 -30%
Lockout: NHL salary prorated for 48-game season.
Source: Guide Hockey 1995-1996
1995-96 $455,000 $763,409 373 $226,429 99%
Source: La Presse
1996-97 $480,000 $782,256 463 $25,000 5%
Source: La Presse / Guide Hockey RDS
1997-98 $400,000 $637,259 534 -$80,000 -17%
Source: The Hockey News
2001-02 $400,000 $577,527 698
Total:
US $2,956,488

In today's dollars:
US $5,006,460
NHL Rank:
1794

In today's dollars:
1631