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NHL Fortune: $43,552,100

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Derian Hatcher’s net worth / earnings / salary history. He made US $43,552,143 (US $62,086,255 in today's dollars), ranking #192 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Season   Salary
($US)
In today's
$
NHL
Rank
+/-
($)
+/-
(%)
1990-91 $30,000 $58,692 763
Two-way contract: $US 135,000 in the NHL and $US 30,000 in the minor leagues. Plus bonus for games played: $US 10,000 at 40 games and an additional $US 10,000 at 80 games. He played in the OHLL, earning a minor league salary. He played 43 NHL games between in 1991-92 and 110 NHL games between 1991 and 1993 and possibly earned both bonuses depending on the terms of the contract.
Source: The Hockey News
1991-92 $175,000 $328,543 382 $145,000 483%
1992-93 $190,000 $346,279 540 $15,000 9%
Amount includes salary and any signing bonus paid in 1992-93.
Source: The Hockey News
1993-94 $700,000 $1,238,685 119 $510,000 268%
1994-95 $457,143 $788,741 136 -$242,857 -35%
Lockout: NHL salary prorated for 48-game season.
Source: Guide Hockey 1995-1996
1995-96 $1,000,000 $1,677,822 129 $542,857 119%
Source: La Presse
1996-97 $1,100,000 $1,792,670 150 $100,000 10%
Source: La Presse / Guide Hockey RDS
1997-98 $2,300,000 $3,664,237 64 $1,200,000 109%
Source: The Hockey News
1998-99 $2,600,000 $4,078,650 68 $300,000 13%
1999-00 $3,800,000 $5,832,293 43 $1,200,000 46%
2000-01 $3,900,000 $5,791,115 48 $100,000 3%
Source: The Hockey News Ultimate Fantasy Guide 2000-01
2001-02 $4,100,000 $5,919,650 51 $200,000 5%
2002-03 $4,200,000 $5,969,650 58 $100,000 2%
2003-04 $5,000,000 $6,948,370 48 $800,000 19%
2003/07/03 - Detroit - Signed 5-year contract for $30M as unrestricted free agent
Source: Washington Post
2004-05 NHL lockout year: Season cancelled - no NHL salary paid.
2005-06 $3,500,000 $4,737,692 57 -$1,500,000 -30%
Detroit bought out his contract for $4.66M and he then signed with Philadelphia.
Source: Book: My Last Fight - Darren McCarty
2006-07 $3,500,000 $4,439,236 88
Source: NHLPA
2007-08 $3,500,000 $4,317,173 105
Source: NHLPA
2008-09 $3,500,000 $4,156,758 137
Source: NHLPA
Total:
US $43,552,143

In today's dollars:
US $62,086,255
NHL Rank:
192

In today's dollars:
127