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Hockey Fortune: $4,737,821

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Petr Klima’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $4,737,821 (US $10,473,489 in today's dollars), ranking #1874 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: December 23, 1964
Country of birth: Czech Republic
Position: RW
NHL Draft:
Salary History - Petr Klima
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Earnings
(US$)
In today's
US$
Rank
1984-85 $0 $0
About a year after being drafted, signed a ten-year contract (five-year plus a five-year option up the the Red Wings) with the Detroit Red Wings for an average yearly salary of $250,000. Finished his military obligation in Czechoslovakia before defecting and joining the NHL in 1985-86.
Source(s): Book: The Russian Five
1985-86 $250,000 $703,960
Source(s): Book: The Russian Five
1986-87 $250,000 $690,858
Source(s): Book: The Russian Five
1987-88 $250,000 $666,476
Source(s): Book: The Russian Five
1988-89 $250,000 $640,326
Source(s): Book: The Russian Five
1989-90 $250,000 $610,833 104
(Earned US$ 150,000 according to the Canadian Press)
Source(s): Book: The Russian Five
1990-91 $214,250 $496,681 227
Amount in Canadian currency: $250,000.
One-way contract.
Source(s): The Hockey News / Canadian Press
1991-92 $261,900 $582,491 218
Amount in Canadian currency: $300,000.
1992-93 $248,100 $535,558 402
Amount in Canadian currency: $300,000.
Amount includes salary and any signing bonus paid in 1992-93.
Source(s): The Hockey News / La Presse
1993-94 $700,000 $1,467,742 120
1994-95 $428,571 $875,822 159
Because of the lockout, his NHL salary of $750,000 was prorated for the 48-game season.
Source(s): Guide Hockey 1995-1996
1995-96 $800,000 $1,590,235 191
Source(s): La Presse
1996-97 $835,000 $1,612,506 241
Source(s): La Presse (Made $125,000 according to Guide Hockey RDS)
Career Total: US $4,737,821
(In today's dollars: US $10,473,489)

NHL Rank: 1874
(In today's dollars: 1491)