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Hockey Fortune: $7,007,169

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Kelly Buchberger’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $7,007,169 (US $13,021,561 in today's dollars), ranking #1520 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: December 2, 1966
Country of birth: Canada
Position: RW
NHL Draft:
Salary History - Kelly Buchberger
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Earnings
(US$)
In today's
US$
Rank
1989-90 $88,725 $218,073 527
Amount in Canadian currency: $105,000.
Source(s): Canadian Press
1990-91 $137,120 $319,765 448
Amount in Canadian currency: $160,000.
One-way contract. Plus bonus for games played: CAN$3,000 at 55 games and an additional CAN$3,000 at 60 games. He played 64 NHL games and earned both bonuses.
Source(s): The Hockey News / Canadian Press
1991-92 $170,235 $380,869 418
Amount in Canadian currency: $195,000.
1992-93 $165,400 $359,160 659
Amount in Canadian currency: $200,000.
Amount includes salary and any signing bonus paid in 1992-93.
Source(s): The Hockey News / La Presse
1993-94 $255,750 $539,437 466
Amount in Canadian currency: $330,000.
1994-95 $167,314 $343,953 515
Amount in Canadian currency: $400,000.
Because of the lockout, his NHL salary of $400,000 was prorated for the 48-game season.
Source(s): Guide Hockey 1995-1996
1995-96 $473,850 $947,513 377
Amount in Canadian currency: $650,000.
Source(s): La Presse
1996-97 $494,775 $961,160 450
Amount in Canadian currency: $675,000.
Source(s): La Presse / Guide Hockey RDS
1997-98 $543,750 $1,032,149 442
Includes base salary, signing bonus and bonuses paid in 1997-98.
Source(s): The Hockey News
1998-99 $510,250 $953,765 506
Includes base salary, signing bonus, bonuses paid in 1998-99, and deferred income paid in 1998-99.
Source(s): The Hockey News
1999-00 $800,000 $1,463,321 372
Includes base salary, signing/reporting bonus, and deferred income paid in 1999-2000.
Source(s): The Hockey News / The Sports Forecaster
2000-01 $975,000 $1,725,218 317
Includes base salary, bonuses paid in 2000-01, and deferred income paid in 2000-01.
Source(s): The Hockey News
2001-02 $1,075,000 $1,849,848 319
2002-03 $600,000 $1,016,344 561
Does not include signing bonuses, performance bonuses and deferred payments.
Source(s): La Presse
2003-04 $550,000 $910,986 564
2004-05 NHL lockout year: Season cancelled - no NHL salary paid.
Career Total: US $7,007,169
(In today's dollars: US $13,021,561)

NHL Rank: 1520
(In today's dollars: 1331)