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NHL Fortune: $1,509,660

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Salary history of Clint Malarchuk, who earned US $1,509,660 (US $2,940,838 in today's dollars) in his career, ranking #2282 in NHL fortunes accumulated.

Season   Salary
($US)
In today's
$
NHL
Rank
+/-
($)
+/-
(%)
1981-82 $66,720 $183,865
2-way contract: $80k in NHL and $25 in AHL
Source: Book: The Crazy Game
1982-83 $68,935 $178,945
2-way contract: $85k in NHL and $25 in AHL
Source: Book: The Crazy Game
1983-84 $90,000 $226,355
2-way contract: $90k in NHL and $25 in AHL
Source: Book: The Crazy Game
1989-90 $200,000 $404,032 177
Source: Canadian Press
1990-91 $238,000 $456,151 149 $38,000 19%
1991-92 $258,000 $474,515 227 $20,000 8%
1992-93 $288,000 $514,212 228 $30,000 12%
Was under NHL contract with Buffalo but played for San Diego, in the International Hockey League, and paid by Buffalo.
Source: Book: The Crazy Game
1993-94 $40,000 $69,343 633 -$248,000 -86%
With the Las Vegas Thunder, in the International Hockey League.
Source: Book: The Crazy Game
1994-95 $130,000 $219,737 657 $90,000 225%
Lockout: salary prorated for 48-game season.
Was not affected by the NHL lockout bas he was with the Las Vegas Thunder in the International Hockey League. After getting an offer from Boston, in the NHL, he renegotiated with Las Vegas for $130k/year and 2 horses as a bonus.
Source: Book: The Crazy Game
1995-96 $130,000 $213,681 623 $55,714 75%
With the Las Vegas Thunder in the International Hockey League. Also got 1 horse as a bonus.
Source: Book: The Crazy Game
Total:
$1,509,660

In today's dollars:
$2,940,838
NHL Rank:
2282

In today's dollars:
1916