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NHL Fortune: $7,978,493

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Marc Bergevin’s net worth / career earnings / salary history. He made US$7,978,493 (US$12,687,117 in today's dollars), ranking #1193 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: August 11, 1975
Country of birth: Canada
Position: D
NHL Draft:
  • Year: 1983
  • Round #3
  • Overall Pick: 59
  • By: Chicago Blackhawks

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
(US$)
In today's
US$
NHL
Rank
+/-
(US$)
+/-
(%)
1990-91 $61,493 $121,734 600
Two-way contract: $167,000 in the NHL and $55,000 in the minor leagues. Estimated salary earned based on ratio of NHL/minor league games played = $61,493.
Source: The Hockey News / Canadian Press
1991-92 $167,000 $317,176 419 $105,507 172%
1992-93 $250,000 $460,840 372 $83,000 50%
Amount includes salary and any signing bonus paid in 1992-93.
Source: The Hockey News / La Presse
1993-94 $300,000 $537,159 392 $50,000 20%
1994-95 $200,000 $349,022 413 -$100,000 -33%
Because of the lockout, his NHL salary of $350,000 was prorated for the 48-game season.
Source: Guide Hockey 1995-1996
1995-96 $625,000 $1,060,917 270 $425,000 213%
Source: La Presse
1996-97 $875,000 $1,442,955 212 $250,000 40%
Source: La Presse / Guide Hockey RDS
1997-98 $925,000 $1,490,534 229 $50,000 6%
Includes base salary, signing bonus and bonuses paid in 1997-98.
Source: The Hockey News
1998-99 $950,000 $1,507,435 254 $25,000 3%
Includes base salary, signing bonus, bonuses paid in 1998-99, and deferred income paid in 1998-99.
Source: The Hockey News
1999-00 $1,075,000 $1,669,225 254 $125,000 13%
Includes base salary, signing/reporting bonus, and deferred income paid in 1999-2000.
Source: The Hockey News / The Sports Forecaster
2000-01 $875,000 $1,314,329 373 -$200,000 -19%
2001-02 $875,000 $1,278,181 411
Estimated salary based on documented 2000-2001 salary.
Source: HockeyZonePlus
2002-03 $400,000 $575,183 705 -$475,000 -54%
2003-04 $400,000 $562,427 678
Retired from pro-hockey after the season.
2004-05 NHL lockout year: Season cancelled - no NHL salary paid.
Career Earnings: US$7,978,493
(In today's dollars: US$12,687,117)

NHL Rank: 1193
(In today's dollars: 1046)

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