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NHL Fortune: $5,187,438

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Bob Essensa’s net worth / earnings / salary history. He made US $5,187,438 (US $9,027,010 in today's dollars), ranking #1615 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: January 14, 1965
Country of birth: Canada
Position: G
NHL Draft:
  • Year: 1983
  • Round #4
  • Overall Pick: 69
  • By: Winnipeg Jets

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
(US$)
In today's
US$
NHL
Rank
+/-
(US$)
+/-
(%)
1989-90 $114,075 $248,725 451
Contract in Canadian currency: $135,000.
Source: Canadian Press
1990-91 $208,988 $432,339 237 $94,913 83%
Contract in Canadian currency: $243,860. Two-way contract: CAN$250,000 in the NHL and CAN$75,000 in the minor leagues. Plus bonus for games played: CAN$15,000 at 52 games and an additional CAN$5,000 at 60 games. Estimated salary earned based on ratio of NHL/minor league games played = CAN$243,860. He played 55 NHL games and earned the first bonus. He played 47 NHL games in 1991-92, possibly earning the second bonus depending on the terms of the contract.
Source: The Hockey News / Canadian Press
1991-92 $240,075 $476,483 261 $31,087 15%
Contract in Canadian currency: $275,000.
1992-93 $227,425 $438,091 434 -$12,650 -5%
Contract in Canadian currency: $275,000. Amount includes salary and any signing bonus paid in 1992-93.
Source: The Hockey News / La Presse
1993-94 $871,875 $1,631,371 81 $644,450 283%
Contract in Canadian currency: $1,125,000.
1996-97 $1,300,000 $2,240,293 129
Source: Guide Hockey RDS
1997-98 $300,000 $505,171 646 -$1,000,000 -77%
Includes base salary, signing bonus and bonuses paid in 1997-98.
Source: The Hockey News
1998-99 $425,000 $704,727 583 $125,000 42%
Includes base salary, signing bonus, bonuses paid in 1998-99, and deferred income paid in 1998-99.
Source: The Hockey News
1999-00 $400,000 $649,058 651 -$25,000 -6%
Includes base salary, signing/reporting bonus, and deferred income paid in 1999-2000.
Source: The Hockey News
2000-01 $500,000 $784,843 578 $100,000 25%
Includes base salary, bonuses paid in 2000-01, and deferred income paid in 2000-01.
Source: The Hockey News
2001-02 $600,000 $915,909 540 $100,000 20%
Career Total: US $5,187,438
(In today's dollars: US $9,027,010)

NHL Rank: 1615
(In today's dollars: 1390)

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