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NHL Fortune: $17,007,100

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Net worth / salary history of Darren McCarty, who earned US $17,007,100 (US $24,439,333 in today's dollars) in his career, ranking #622 in NHL career earnings / fortunes accumulated.

Season   Salary
($US)
In today's
$
NHL
Rank
+/-
($)
+/-
(%)
1993-94 $200,000 $346,713 542
As a rookie, signed a $200,000/year contract with Detroit and got a $200,000 signing bonus.
Source: Book: My Last Fight - Darren McCarty
1994-95 $457,143 $772,701 136 $257,143 129%
Lockout: salary prorated for 48-game season.
Source: Guide Hockey 1995-1996
1995-96 $900,000 $1,479,331 157 $442,857 97%
1996-97 $900,000 $1,436,902 185
1997-98 $900,000 $1,404,673 232
1998-99 $1,000,000 $1,536,810 233 $100,000 11%
Source: Book: My Last Fight - Darren McCarty
1999-00 $1,650,000 $2,480,942 163 $650,000 65%
Source: {1999-1994SOURCE}
2000-01 $1,800,000 $2,618,467 160 $150,000 9%
Source: Associated Press / The Hockey News Ultimate Fantasy Guide 2000-01
2001-02 $1,950,000 $2,758,187 182 $150,000 8%
Source: Associated Press
2002-03 $2,200,000 $3,063,369 171 $250,000 13%
Source: Book: My Last Fight - Darren McCarty
2003-04 $2,250,000 $3,063,179 184 $50,000 2%
2004-05 Lockout year: Season cancelled - no NHL salary paid.
2005-06 $800,000 $1,060,879 417 -$1,450,000 -64%
Signed a 2-year contract with Calgary for $800,000/year after having his contract bought out by Detroit for $1.7M. According to his book, he agreed to a divorce settlement agreement with his ex-wife where she would receive 75% of his income from February 2005 until he retires from the NHL, which he did after the 2008-09 season. He also agreed to give her all the money they had in bank accounts before the bankruptcy he filed in 2005. He also agreed to give her the house he had originally purchased for $1.3M.
Source: Book: My Last Fight - Darren McCarty
2006-07 $800,000 $994,048 433
2007-08 $600,000 $725,036 568 -$200,000 -25%
2008-09 $600,000 $698,096 590
2013-14 $0 $0 747
Total:
$17,007,100

In today's dollars:
$24,439,333
NHL Rank:
622

In today's dollars:
528