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NHL Fortune: $54,916,700

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Salary history of Brett Hull, who earned US $54,916,700 (US $84,113,710 in today's dollars) in his career, ranking #91 in NHL career earnings / fortunes accumulated.

Season   Salary
($US)
In today's
$
NHL
Rank
+/-
($)
+/-
(%)
1986-87 $70,000 $159,991
Signed a 3-year plus 1-year option one-way contract with the Calgary Flames ($US70k, $US105k, $US115K, $US125k). Also got a $US 150,000 signing bonus.
Source: Book: Brett - Shootin' and Smilin'
1987-88 $105,000 $231,536
Source: Book: Brett - Shootin' and Smilin'
1988-89 $115,000 $243,512
Source: Book: Brett - Shootin' and Smilin'
1989-90 $125,000 $252,520 396
Source: Canadian Press; Book: Brett - Shootin' and Smilin'
1990-91 $1,166,000 $2,234,759 5 $1,041,000 833%
1991-92 $1,500,000 $2,758,811 3 $384,000 34%
1992-93 $1,600,000 $2,856,736 6 $100,000 7%
1993-94 $2,200,000 $3,813,841 10 $600,000 38%
1994-95 $1,885,714 $3,187,392 10 ($314,286) -14%
Lockout: salary prorated for 48-game season.
1995-96 $3,800,000 $6,246,063 9 $1,914,286 102%
1996-97 $4,400,000 $7,024,857 6 $600,000 16%
1997-98 $4,700,000 $7,335,514 9 $300,000 7%
1998-99 $4,500,000 $6,915,644 20 ($200,000) -4%
1999-00 $5,500,000 $8,269,808 19 $1,000,000 22%
2000-01 $7,000,000 $10,182,927 14 $1,500,000 27%
2001-02 $3,500,000 $4,950,593 66 ($3,500,000) -50%
2002-03 $5,500,000 $7,658,421 36 $2,000,000 57%
2003-04 $5,000,000 $6,807,065 48 ($500,000) -9%
2004-05 Lockout year: Season cancelled - no NHL salary paid.
2005-06 $2,250,000 $2,983,722 129 ($2,750,000) -55%
Total:
$54,916,700

In today's dollars:
$84,113,710
NHL Rank:
91

In today's dollars:
45