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Hockey Fortune: $11,717,923

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Dale Hawerchuk’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $11,717,923 (US $25,615,171 in today's dollars), ranking #1134 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: April 4, 1963
Country of birth: Canada
Position: C
NHL Draft:
Salary History - Dale Hawerchuk
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Earnings
(US$)
In today's
US$
Rank
1981-82 $133,440 $447,197
Amount in Canadian currency: $160,000.
Prior to the season, as a first pick ovewall in the 1981 NHL draft, signed five-year contract with the Winnipeg Jets worth an estimated for CND $800,000. (According to another edition of The Sporting News, earned $200,000 per year plus a signing bonus of $100,000. According to La Presse, it was a five-year contract for $850,000.)
Source(s): The Sporting News
1982-83 $129,760 $409,719
Amount in Canadian currency: $160,000.
Source(s): The Sporting News
1983-84 $129,760 $396,967
Amount in Canadian currency: $160,000.
Source(s): The Sporting News
1984-85 $123,520 $362,308
Amount in Canadian currency: $160,000.
Source(s): The Sporting News
1985-86 $219,600 $622,033
Amount in Canadian currency: $300,000.
Signed an eight-year contract with the Winnipeg Jets for CAN$3.2M (salary for the year estimated based on contract and documented salary for 1989-90)
Source(s): The Hockey News 1986 Yearbook
1986-87 $216,000 $600,449
Amount in Canadian currency: $300,000.
Salary for the year estimated based on contract signed in 1985 and documented salary for 1987-88.
Source(s): The Hockey News 1986 Yearbook
1987-88 $263,900 $707,713
Amount in Canadian currency: $350,000.
Source(s): The Sporting News
1988-89 $487,800 $1,256,830
Amount in Canadian currency: $600,000.
Source(s): The Sporting News / La Presse
1989-90 $507,000 $1,246,131 11
Amount in Canadian currency: $600,000.
Source(s): The Sporting News
1990-91 $525,000 $1,224,304 28
One-way contract. (Earned $600,000 according to The Sporting News.)
Source(s): The Hockey News / Canadian Press
1991-92 $650,000 $1,454,255 43
1992-93 $1,150,000 $2,497,185 21
Amount includes salary and any signing bonus paid in 1992-93.
Source(s): The Hockey News
1993-94 $1,225,000 $2,583,812 38
Includes base salary and any signing bonus and deferred payments allocated to the 1993-94 season.
Source(s): The Hockey News
1994-95 $757,143 $1,556,480 72
Because of the lockout, his NHL salary of $1,325,000 was prorated for the 48-game season.
Source(s): Guide Hockey 1995-1996
1995-96 $2,600,000 $5,198,976 28
Prior to the season, as a free agent, signed a three-year contract with the St. Louis Blues for $7.5M.
Source(s): La Presse / Book: Brian McFarlane's History of Hockey
1996-97 $2,600,000 $5,050,813 36
Retired after the season due to a hip injury.
Source(s): La Presse / Guide Hockey RDS
Career Total: US $11,717,923
(In today's dollars: US $25,615,171)

NHL Rank: 1134
(In today's dollars: 835)