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Hockey Fortune: $6,498,142

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Dave Babych’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $6,498,142 (US $13,887,839 in today's dollars), ranking #1585 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: 23-May-61
Country of birth: Canada
Position: D
NHL Draft:
Salary History - Dave Babych
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Earnings
(US$)
In today's
US$
Rank
1984-85 $193,000 $562,762
Amount in Canadian currency: $250,000 .
Prior to the season, signed a four-year contract with the Winnipeg Jets for $250,000 per season plus lucrative incentive bonuses.
Source(s): The Sporting News
1985-86 $183,000 $515,299
Amount in Canadian currency: $250,000 .
Source(s): The Sporting News
1986-87 $180,000 $497,418
Amount in Canadian currency: $250,000 .
Source(s): The Sporting News
1987-88 $188,500 $502,523
Amount in Canadian currency: $250,000 .
Source(s): The Sporting News
1988-89 $203,250 $520,585
Amount in Canadian currency: $250,000 .
Estimated minimum salary based on documented salary for 1987-88 and 1989-90.
Source(s): HockeyZonePlus
1989-90 $300,000 $733,000 59
Source(s): Canadian Press
1990-91 $300,000 $695,469 83
One-way contract.
Source(s): The Hockey News / Canadian Press
1991-92 $458,325 $1,019,360 75
Amount in Canadian currency: $525,000 .
1992-93 $496,200 $1,071,116 135
Amount in Canadian currency: $600,000 .
Amount includes salary and any signing bonus paid in 1992-93.
Source(s): The Hockey News
1993-94 $600,000 $1,258,065 163
1994-95 $342,857 $700,657 220
Because of the lockout, his NHL salary of $600,000 was prorated for the 48-game season.
Source(s): Guide Hockey 1995-1996
1995-96 $503,010 $999,880 349
Amount in Canadian currency: $690,000 .
Source(s): La Presse
1996-97 $650,000 $1,255,244 337
Source(s): La Presse / Guide Hockey RDS
1997-98 $900,000 $1,698,293 239
Includes base salary, signing bonus and bonuses paid in 1997-98.
Source(s): The Hockey News
1998-99 $1,000,000 $1,858,168 244
Includes base salary, signing bonus, bonuses paid in 1998-99, and deferred income paid in 1998-99. His last year in the NHL.
Source(s): The Hockey News
2002-03 $0 $0 753
In November 2002, he was awarded $1.37M by a New Jersey jury for his claim that the Philadelphia Flyers' team doctor deviated from standard medical practice and failed to inform him of the ramification of playing with an injury, in 1998, which shortened his career.
Source(s): Book: The Business of Sports - A Primer
Career Total: US $6,498,142
(In today's dollars: US $13,887,839 )

NHL Rank: 1585
(In today's dollars: 1274)