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NHL Fortune: $54,916,700

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Net worth / 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 $252,520 397
Source: Canadian Press; Book: Brett - Shootin' and Smilin'; The Hockey News 1991 Yearbook
1990-91 $1,166,000 $2,234,759 4 $1,041,000 833%
Signed a 4-year, one-way deal with the St.Louis Blues: $1.166M; $1.5M; $1.6M; $2.2M. Also got a $US 600,000 signing bonus. (Made $US 1,116,000 according to the Canadian Press)
Source: The Hockey News / Book: Brett - Shootin' and Smilin' / The Hockey News 1991 Yearbook
1991-92 $1,500,000 $2,758,811 3 $334,000 29%
Source: Book: Brett - Shootin' and Smilin'
1992-93 $1,600,000 $2,856,736 8 $100,000 7%
Amount includes salary and any signing bonus paid in 1992-93.
Source: Book: Brett - Shootin' and Smilin' / The Hockey News
1993-94 $2,200,000 $3,813,841 11 $600,000 38%
Source: Book: Brett - Shootin' and Smilin'
1994-95 $1,885,714 $3,187,392 10 -$314,286 -14%
Lockout: salary prorated for 48-game season.
Source: Guide Hockey 1995-1996
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%
Source: The Hockey News Ultimate Fantasy Guide 2000-01
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%
August 6, 2004: Signed a 2-year deal with Phoenix for $2.25M per season. The first season (2004-05) was wiped off because of the lockout. He then played only 5 games in 2005-06, announcing that he was retiring on October 15, 2005.
Source: Blade Wire Services
Total:
$54,916,700

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

In today's dollars:
45