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NHL Fortune: $69,688,780

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Ryan O'Reilly’s net worth / earnings / salary history. He made US $69,688,780 (US $76,974,611 in today's dollars), ranking #77 in NHL / hockey career earnings. He is currently under contract for US $7,500,000 which will bring his hockey fortune to US $77,188,780.

Country of birth: USA
Position: RW
NHL Draft:
  • Year: 2018
  • Round #4
  • Overall Pick: 98
  • By: Detroit Red Wings

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
(US$)
In today's
US$
NHL
Rank
+/-
(US$)
+/-
(%)
2009-10 $840,000 $1,058,320 488
Source: NHLPA
2010-11 $900,000 $1,115,610 433 $60,000 7%
Source: NHLPA
2011-12 $900,000 $1,081,488 489
Source: NHLPA
2012-13 $2,048,780 $2,412,062 185 $1,148,780 128%
Because of the lockout, his NHL salary of $3,500,000 was prorated for the 48-game season.
Source: NHLPA
2013-14 $6,500,000 $7,541,853 39 $4,451,220 217%
Source: NHLPA
2014-15 $5,800,000 $6,622,202 83 -$700,000 -11%
Source: NHLPA
2015-16 $6,200,000 $7,070,543 70 $400,000 7%
Source: NHLPA
2016-17 $11,000,000 $12,388,234 5 $4,800,000 77%
Source: NHLPA
2017-18 $9,000,000 $9,924,527 18 -$2,000,000 -18%
Source: NHLPA
2018-19 $8,500,000 $9,149,576 28 -$500,000 -6%
Source: NHLPA
2019-20 $6,000,000 $6,343,581 103 -$2,500,000 -29%
Source: NHLPA
2020-21 $6,000,000 $6,266,615 76
Source: NHLPA
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 $6,000,000 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 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 102
Source: NHLPA
Career Total: US $69,688,780
(In today's dollars: US $76,974,611)

NHL Rank: 77
(In today's dollars: 116)
Under Contract
2022-23 $7,500,000
One-way contract
Source: The Athletic
Under contract for: US $7,500,000

Projected fortune at end of contract: US $77,188,780

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