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NHL Fortune: $1,314,187


Jim O'Brien’s net worth / career earnings / salary history. He made US$1,314,187 (US$1,488,117 in today's dollars), ranking #2848 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: January 29, 1989
Country of birth: USA
Position: C
NHL Draft:
  • Year: 2007
  • Round #1
  • Overall Pick: 29
  • By: Ottawa Senators

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
In today's
2011-12 $700,000 $804,935 631
Source: NHLPA
2012-13 $365,854 $412,177 748 -$334,146 -48%
Because of the lockout, his NHL salary of $625,000 was prorated for the 48-game season.
Source: NHLPA
2015-16 $248,333 $271,006 790
Signed a one-year, two-way contract with the New Jersey Devils for $575,000 in the NHL and $225,000 in the AHL. Played 4 NHL games and 56 AHL games, earning a pro-rated salary of $248,333.
Source: PennLive
Career Earnings: US$1,314,187
(In today's dollars: US$1,488,117)

NHL Rank: 2848
(In today's dollars: 3017)

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