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NHL Fortune: $21,928,700

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Net worth / salary history of Pat Lafontaine, who earned US $21,928,700 (US $37,266,160 in today's dollars) in his career, ranking #540 in NHL career earnings / fortunes accumulated.

Season   Salary
($US)
In today's
$
NHL
Rank
+/-
($)
+/-
(%)
1989-90 $400,000 $824,839 23
Source: Canadian Press
1990-91 $400,000 $782,555 37
Two-way contract: $US 400,000 in the NHL and $US 100,000 in the minor leagues. He played in the NHL only, earning a full NHL salary.
Source: The Hockey News / Canadian Press
1991-92 $1,400,000 $2,628,341 4 $1,000,000 250%
1992-93 $1,775,000 $3,234,979 6 $375,000 27%
Amount includes salary and any signing bonus paid in 1992-93.
Source: The Hockey News
1993-94 $2,217,202 $3,923,450 10 $442,202 25%
1994-95 $2,036,454 $3,513,639 7 -$180,748 -8%
Lockout: NHL salary prorated for 48-game season.
Source: Guide Hockey 1995-1996
1995-96 $4,300,000 $7,214,633 6 $2,263,546 111%
Source: La Presse
1996-97 $4,600,000 $7,496,622 5 $300,000 7%
Source: La Presse / Guide Hockey RDS
1997-98 $4,800,000 $7,647,103 8 $200,000 4%
Source: The Hockey News
Total:
$21,928,700

In today's dollars:
$37,266,160
NHL Rank:
540

In today's dollars:
326