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Hockey Fortune: $12,360,180

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Wendel Clark’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $12,360,180 (US $24,905,767 in today's dollars), ranking #1092 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: October 25, 1966
Country of birth: Canada
Position: LW
NHL Draft:
Salary History - Wendel Clark
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Earnings
(US$)
In today's
US$
Rank
1985-86 $210,450 $596,115
Amount in Canadian currency: $287,500.
Prior to the season, as the #1 overall pick in the 1985 NHL draft, signed a four-year contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs worth $700,000 including a $150,000 signing bonus. Earned a salary of $137,500 plus his signing bonus of $150,000.
Source(s): The Sporting News
1986-87 $99,000 $275,206
Amount in Canadian currency: $137,500.
Source(s): The Sporting News
1987-88 $103,675 $278,030
Amount in Canadian currency: $137,500.
(Earned $125,000 according to another edition of The Sporting News.)
Source(s): The Sporting News
1988-89 $203,250 $523,679
Amount in Canadian currency: $250,000.
Prior to the season, signed a one-year plus one option year contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs for about $CAD 250,000 per season. (was worth $C 275,000 plus $25,000 possible bonuses according to The Sporting News.)
Source(s): The Hockey News
1989-90 $223,925 $550,375 151
Amount in Canadian currency: $265,000.
Source(s): Canadian Press
1990-91 $227,105 $529,610 191
Amount in Canadian currency: $265,000.
One-way contract.
Source(s): The Hockey News / Canadian Press
1991-92 $523,800 $1,171,906 67
Amount in Canadian currency: $600,000.
Prior to the season, signed a one-year contract, plus one-year option with the Toronto Maple Leafs for CDN $600,000 per season.
Source(s): Book: A Season in Time
1992-93 $682,275 $1,481,536 85
Amount in Canadian currency: $825,000.
Amount includes salary and any signing bonus paid in 1992-93. Had a $600,000 base salary plus a $225,000 bonus if he played 65 games or more in the regular season. He played 66 games and earned the bonus.
Source(s): The Hockey News / La Presse / Book: A Season in Time / Book: The Last Good Year
1993-94 $697,500 $1,471,191 135
Amount in Canadian currency: $900,000.
1994-95 $439,200 $902,876 157
Amount in Canadian currency: $1,050,000.
Because of the lockout, his NHL salary of $1,050,000 was prorated for the 48-game season.
Source(s): Guide Hockey 1995-1996
1995-96 $1,800,000 $3,599,291 65
Prior to the season, signed a three-year contract with the New York Islanders for $6M.
Source(s): La Presse / Book: We Want Fishsticks
1996-97 $2,050,000 $3,982,372 65
Source(s): La Presse / Guide Hockey RDS
1997-98 $2,300,000 $4,365,873 66
Includes base salary, signing bonus and bonuses paid in 1997-98.
Source(s): The Hockey News
1998-99 $1,400,000 $2,616,895 185
Includes base salary, signing bonus, bonuses paid in 1998-99, and deferred income paid in 1998-99.
Source(s): The Hockey News
1999-00 $1,400,000 $2,560,812 201
Includes base salary, signing/reporting bonus, and deferred income paid in 1999-2000. Retired after the season.
Source(s): The Hockey News
Career Total: US $12,360,180
(In today's dollars: US $24,905,767)

NHL Rank: 1092
(In today's dollars: 856)

His brother Kerry could fight but never got the big NHL payday.