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Hockey Fortune: $23,894,111

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Jori Lehtera’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $23,894,111 (US $29,844,476 in today's dollars), ranking #665 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: December 23, 1987
Country of birth: Finland
Position: C
NHL Draft:
Salary History - Jori Lehtera
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Earnings
(US$)
In today's
US$
Rank
2013-14 $1,700,000 $2,223,515 419
With Novosibirsk Sibir in the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL). Might have also earned bonuses.
Source(s): Sports.ru
2014-15 $3,250,000 $4,182,964 255
Source(s): NHLPA
2015-16 $2,250,000 $2,892,477 350
Source(s): NHLPA
2016-17 $4,400,000 $5,585,934 194
Source(s): NHLPA
2017-18 $4,700,000 $5,842,404 197
Source(s): NHLPA
2018-19 $5,000,000 $6,067,062 178
Source(s): NHLPA
2019-20 $1,500,000 $1,787,726 492
Base salary with St. Petersburg SKA in the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL). Might have also earned bonuses.
Source(s): Russian sports news site Sportfakt
2020-21 $608,000 $715,833 1140
Earned 45 million rubles as base salary with Moscow Spartak 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(s): 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 $608,000 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 $486,111 $546,561 1236
35 million rubles as base salary with Spartak Moscow in the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL). Does not include bonuses. Based on the summer 2021 exchange rate of 72 rubles per $US.
Source(s): Russian website Sport Express
Career Total: US $23,894,111
(In today's dollars: US $29,844,476)

NHL Rank: 665
(In today's dollars: 734)