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NHL Fortune: $9,237,143

Description

Mike Gartner’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $9,237,143 (US $18,825,376 in today's dollars), ranking #1235 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: October 29, 1959
Country of birth: Canada
Position: RW
NHL Draft:
  • Year: 1979
  • Round #1
  • Overall Pick: 4
  • By: Washington Capitals

Did you know that Gary Bettman has accumulated the largest NHL fortune with $167M?

Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
(US$)
In today's
US$
NHL
Rank
1978-79 $150,000 $673,080
At age 17, signed a 5-year contract with the Cincinnati Stinger, of the World Hockey Association, for $750k. After the 78-79 season, when the WHA folded, his contract was voided and he became available in the NHL entry draft.
Source: Book: The Rebel League
1989-90 $400,000 $944,422 27
Source: Canadian Press
1990-91 $500,000 $1,120,083 29
One-way contract. (Made $680,000 according to the Canadian Press)
Source: The Hockey News
1991-92 $680,000 $1,461,458 41
1992-93 $1,350,000 $2,816,028 14
Amount includes salary and any signing bonus paid in 1992-93.
Source: The Hockey News / La Presse
1993-94 $1,200,000 $2,431,400 40
Includes base salary and any signing bonus and deferred payments allocated to the 1993-94 season.
Source: The Hockey News
1994-95 $857,143 $1,692,658 55
Because of the lockout, his NHL salary of $1,500,000 was prorated for the 48-game season.
Source: Guide Hockey 1995-1996
1995-96 $1,500,000 $2,881,284 83
Source: La Presse
1996-97 $1,500,000 $2,799,171 105
Source: La Presse / Guide Hockey RDS
1997-98 $1,100,000 $2,005,794 192
Includes base salary, signing bonus and bonuses paid in 1997-98.
Source: The Hockey News
Career Total: US $9,237,143
(In today's dollars: US $18,825,376)

NHL Rank: 1235
(In today's dollars: 964)