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Hockey Fortune: $5,359,250

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Derek Boogaard’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $5,359,250 (US $7,692,779 in today's dollars), ranking #1756 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: June 23, 1982
Country of birth: Canada
Position: F
NHL Draft:
Salary History - Derek Boogaard
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Earnings
(US$)
In today's
US$
Rank
2002-03 $19,250 $32,415 751
With a ECHL contract for $35,000, played 27 games in junior (unpaid except for small allowance) and 33 in the ECHL, earning a pro-rated salary of $19,250.
Source(s): Book: Boy on Ice - The Life and Death of Derek Boogaard
2003-04 $95,000 $156,423 731
Prior to the season, signed a three-year, three-way contract with the Minnesota Wild: $350,000 in the NHL, $45,000 in the AHL and $35,000 in the ECHL. Also had a $50,000 signing bonus. Played the whole season in the AHL, earning his signing bonus and a salary of $45,000.
Source(s): Book: Boy on Ice - The Life and Death of Derek Boogaard
2004-05 NHL lockout year: Season cancelled - no NHL salary paid.
2004-05 $45,000 $72,165 16
Played the whole season in the AHL, earning $45,000.
Source(s): Book: Boy on Ice - The Life and Death of Derek Boogaard
2005-06 $350,000 $542,859 745
Played the whole season on the NHL.
Source(s): Book: Boy on Ice - The Life and Death of Derek Boogaard
2006-07 $525,000 $788,841 593
Prior to the season, signed a one-year contract with the Minnesota Wild for $525,000.
Source(s): NHLPA / Book: Boy on Ice - The Life and Death of Derek Boogaard
2007-08 $750,000 $1,095,664 491
Prior to the season, signed a three-year contract with the Minnesota Wild for $2.63M.
Source(s): NHLPA / Book: Boy on Ice - The Life and Death of Derek Boogaard
2008-09 $850,000 $1,195,843 463
Source(s): NHLPA
2009-10 $1,025,000 $1,447,154 400
Source(s): NHLPA
2010-11 $1,700,000 $2,361,414 326
Prior to the season, as a free agent, signed a four-year contract with the New York Rangers for $6.5M. He died on May 13, 2011.
Source(s): NHLPA / Book: Boy on Ice - The Life and Death of Derek Boogaard
Career Total: US $5,359,250
(In today's dollars: US $7,692,779)

NHL Rank: 1756
(In today's dollars: 1772)