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NHL Fortune: $1,511,000


Mario Kempe’s net worth / earnings / salary history. He made US$1,511,000 (US$1,600,532 in today's dollars), ranking #2852 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: September 19, 1988
Country of birth: Sweden
Position: RW
NHL Draft:
  • Year: 2007
  • Round #5
  • Overall Pick: 122
  • By: Philadelphia Flyers

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
In today's
2018-19 $700,000 $753,494 925
Source: NHLPA
2020-21 $811,000 $847,037 748
Earned 60 million rubles as base salary with CSKA Moscow in the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL). Might have also earned bonuses. Based on the 2020-21 mid-season exchange rate of 74 rubles per $US.
Source: Russian website Sport Express
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the NHL played a 56-game season instead of 82. Base salaries were not pro-rated but 10% of $811,000 was deferred and payable in three yearly payments, starting in October 2022, without interests. Escrow for the season was increased to 20% and performance bonuses were pro-rated (amounts and targets to reach).
Career Total: US$1,511,000
(In today's dollars: US$1,600,532)

NHL Rank: 2852
(In today's dollars: 3136)

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