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NHL Fortune: $36,816,569

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Vincent Damphousse’s net worth / earnings / salary history. He made US $36,816,569 (US $59,589,747 in today's dollars), ranking #325 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: December 17, 1967
Country of birth: Canada
Position: C
NHL Draft:
  • Year: 1986
  • Round #1
  • Overall Pick: 6
  • By: Toronto Maple Leafs

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
(US$)
In today's
US$
NHL
Rank
+/-
(US$)
+/-
(%)
1986-87 $64,800 $159,798
Contract in Canadian currency: $90,000. His first season in the NHL.
Source: Vincent Damphousse on 98.5 Montreal
1987-88 $67,860 $161,438
Contract in Canadian currency: $90,000. Estimated minimum salary based on documented salary for 1986-87.
Source: HockeyZonePlus
1988-89 $73,170 $167,240
Contract in Canadian currency: $90,000. Estimated minimum salary based on documented salary for 1986-87.
Source: HockeyZonePlus
1989-90 $181,675 $396,118 233
Contract in Canadian currency: $215,000.
Source: Canadian Press
1990-91 $184,255 $381,173 308 $2,580 1%
Contract in Canadian currency: $215,000. One-way contract
Source: The Hockey News / Canadian Press
1991-92 $187,695 $372,523 369 $3,440 2%
Contract in Canadian currency: $215,000.
1992-93 $909,700 $1,752,365 40 $722,005 385%
Contract in Canadian currency: $1,100,000. Amount includes salary and any signing bonus paid in 1992-93.
Source: The Hockey News
1993-94 $775,000 $1,450,107 101 -$134,700 -15%
Contract in Canadian currency: $1,000,000.
1994-95 $1,045,714 $1,907,007 38 $270,714 35%
Contract in Canadian currency: $2,500,000. Because of the lockout, his NHL salary was prorated for the 48-game season. In September 1994, signed a four-year contract with the Montreal Canadiens for $10M.
Source: Guide Hockey 1995-1996
1995-96 $1,676,700 $2,974,222 71 $630,986 60%
Contract in Canadian currency: $2,300,000.
Source: La Presse
1996-97 $2,600,000 $4,480,587 36 $923,300 55%
Source: La Presse / Guide Hockey RDS
1997-98 $3,275,000 $5,514,780 27 $675,000 26%
Includes base salary, signing bonus and bonuses paid in 1997-98.
Source: The Hockey News / Book: La glorieuse histoire des Canadiens
1998-99 $3,275,000 $5,430,541 44
Includes base salary, signing bonus, bonuses paid in 1998-99, and deferred income paid in 1998-99.
Source: The Hockey News
1999-00 $3,000,000 $4,867,931 60 -$275,000 -8%
Includes base salary, signing/reporting bonus, and deferred income paid in 1999-2000.
Source: The Hockey News / The Sports Forecaster
2000-01 $4,000,000 $6,278,746 43 $1,000,000 33%
Includes base salary, bonuses paid in 2000-01, and deferred income paid in 2000-01.
Source: The Hockey News / The Hockey News Ultimate Fantasy Guide 2000-01
2001-02 $5,750,000 $8,777,461 29 $1,750,000 44%
2002-03 $5,750,000 $8,640,344 35
Does not include signing bonuses, performance bonuses and deferred payments.
Source: La Presse
2003-04 $4,000,000 $5,877,365 76 -$1,750,000 -30%
Retired as a pro hockey player after the season.
Source: .
2004-05 NHL lockout year: Season cancelled - no NHL salary paid.
2010-11 $0 $0 827
Through the firm Classic Auctions, sold for $25,000 of personal hockey memorabilia.
Source: The Globe and Mail
Career Total: US $36,816,569
(In today's dollars: US $59,589,747)

NHL Rank: 325
(In today's dollars: 197)

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