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Hockey Fortune: $61,998,963

Description

Dougie Hamilton’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $61,998,963 (US $71,285,619 in today's dollars), ranking #130 in NHL / hockey career earnings. Currently under contract for US $37,800,000 for a projected hockey fortune of US $99,798,963.

Country of birth: Canada
Position: D
NHL Draft:
Salary History - Dougie Hamilton
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Earnings
(US$)
In today's
US$
Rank
2012-13 $541,463 $714,357 484
Because of the lockout, his NHL salary of $925,000 was prorated for the 48-game season.
Source(s): NHLPA
2013-14 $925,000 $1,202,706 578
Source(s): NHLPA
2014-15 $832,500 $1,065,153 597
Source(s): NHLPA
2015-16 $5,500,000 $7,028,732 112
Source(s): NHLPA
2016-17 $5,500,000 $6,941,169 114
Source(s): NHLPA
2017-18 $5,750,000 $7,105,397 120
Source(s): NHLPA
2018-19 $5,750,000 $6,935,905 135
Source(s): NHLPA
2019-20 $6,000,000 $7,108,660 104
Source(s): NHLPA
2020-21 $6,000,000 $7,022,411 76
Source(s): NHLPA
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 $6,000,000 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).
2021-22 $6,300,000 $7,041,587 94
On July 28, 2021, as a free agent, signed a seven-year contract with the New Jersey Devils for $63M: $750,000 salary + $5.55M signing bonus in 2021-22; $3.3M salary + $3M signing bonus in 2022-23; $10.6M salary + $2M signing bonus in 2023-24; $10M salary + $2.6M signing bonus in 2024-25; $1M salary + $10.55M signing bonus in 2025-26; $1M salary + $7.4M signing bonus in 2026-27; $5.25M salary in 2027-28.
Source(s): ESPN / NHLPA
2022-23 $6,300,000 $6,519,542 90
Source(s): ESPN / NHLPA
2023-24 $12,600,000 $12,600,000 3
Source(s): NHLPA / ESPN
Career Total: US $61,998,963
(In today's dollars: US $71,285,619)

NHL Rank: 130
(In today's dollars: 196)
Under Contract
2024-25 $12,600,000
Source(s): ESPN
2025-26 $11,550,000
Source(s): ESPN
2026-27 $8,400,000
Source(s): ESPN
2027-28 $5,250,000
Source(s): ESPN
Under contract for: US $37,800,000

Projected fortune at end of contract: US $99,798,963