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NHL Fortune: $126,141,373

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Evgeni Malkin’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $126,141,373 (US $153,740,092 in today's dollars), ranking #5 in NHL / hockey career earnings. Currently under contract for US $16,400,000 for a projected hockey fortune of US $142,541,373.

Birthdate: July 31, 1986
Country of birth: Russia
Position: F
NHL Draft:
  • Year: 2004
  • Round #1
  • Overall Pick: 2
  • By: Pittsburgh Penguins

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
(US$)
In today's
US$
NHL
Rank
2006-07 $688,940 $1,006,121 505
Source: NHLPA
2007-08 $699,940 $993,838 534
Source: NHLPA
2008-09 $984,200 $1,345,790 414
Source: NHLPA
2009-10 $9,000,000 $12,350,144 2
Source: NHLPA
2010-11 $9,000,000 $12,150,784 3
Source: NHLPA
2011-12 $9,000,000 $11,779,141 5
Source: NHLPA
2012-13 $5,268,293 $6,755,457 10
Because of the lockout, his NHL salary of $9,000,000 was prorated for the 48-game season.
Source: NHLPA
2013-14 $7,500,000 $9,478,022 18
On July 13, 2013, signed an eight-year contract extension with the Pittsburgh Penguins for $76M.
Source: NHLPA / Book: The Rise of the Pittsburgh Penguins 2009-2018
2014-15 $9,500,000 $11,813,804 13
Prior to the season, signed a eight-year contract with the Pittsburgh Penguins for $76M.
Source: NHLPA / Bleacher Report
2015-16 $9,500,000 $11,799,848 10
Source: NHLPA
2016-17 $9,500,000 $11,652,848 12
Source: NHLPA
2017-18 $9,500,000 $11,409,922 14
Source: NHLPA
2018-19 $9,500,000 $11,137,748 17
Source: NHLPA
2019-20 $9,500,000 $10,939,529 31
Source: NHLPA
2020-21 $9,500,000 $10,806,801 24
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 $9,500,000 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 $9,500,000 $10,320,295 21
Source: NHLPA
2022-23 $8,000,000 $8,000,000 33
On July 12, 2022, signed a four-year contract extension with the Pittsburgh Penguins for $24.4M: $4M in salary and $4M in signing bonus in 2022-23; $6M salary in 2023-24; $5.6M salary in 2024-25; and $1M salary and $3.8M signing bonus in 2025-26.
Source: Pierre LeBrun / NHLPA
Career Total: US $126,141,373
(In today's dollars: US $153,740,092)

NHL Rank: 5
(In today's dollars: 10)
Under Contract
2023-24 $6,000,000
$6M in salary.
Source: Pierre LeBrun
2024-25 $5,600,000
$5.6M in salary.
Source: Pierre LeBrun
2025-26 $4,800,000
$1M in salary and $3.8M in signing bonus.
Source: Pierre LeBrun
Under contract for: US $16,400,000

Projected fortune at end of contract: US $142,541,373

Contract(s) (click to enlarge)