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NHL Fortune: $64,092,683

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Loui Eriksson’s net worth / earnings / salary history. He made US $64,092,683 (US $72,244,985 in today's dollars), ranking #97 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Country of birth: Sweden
Position: LW
NHL Draft:
  • Year: 2003
  • Round #2
  • Overall Pick: 33
  • By: Dallas Stars

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
(US$)
In today's
US$
NHL
Rank
+/-
(US$)
+/-
(%)
2006-07 $650,000 $871,546 520
Source: NHLPA
2007-08 $650,000 $847,376 548
Source: NHLPA
2008-09 $1,500,000 $1,883,186 335 $850,000 131%
Source: NHLPA
2009-10 $1,700,000 $2,141,838 313 $200,000 13%
Source: NHLPA
2010-11 $3,200,000 $3,966,615 198 $1,500,000 88%
Source: NHLPA
2011-12 $4,100,000 $4,926,780 138 $900,000 28%
Source: NHLPA
2012-13 $2,692,683 $3,170,139 104 -$1,407,317 -34%
Because of the lockout, his NHL salary of $4,600,000 was prorated for the 48-game season.
Source: NHLPA
2013-14 $4,600,000 $5,337,311 120 $1,907,317 71%
Source: NHLPA
2014-15 $4,500,000 $5,137,915 142 -$100,000 -2%
Source: NHLPA
2015-16 $4,500,000 $5,131,845 159
Source: NHLPA
2016-17 $8,000,000 $9,009,625 23 $3,500,000 78%
On July 1, 2016, as a free agent, signed a six-year contract with the Vancouver Canucks for $36M.
Source: NHLPA
2017-18 $8,000,000 $8,821,802 30
Source: NHLPA
2018-19 $7,000,000 $7,534,945 54 -$1,000,000 -13%
Source: NHLPA
2019-20 $5,000,000 $5,286,318 180 -$2,000,000 -29%
Source: NHLPA
2020-21 $4,000,000 $4,177,743 202 -$1,000,000 -20%
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 $4,000,000 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 $4,000,000 $4,000,000 232
Source: NHLPA
Career Total: US $64,092,683
(In today's dollars: US $72,244,985)

NHL Rank: 97
(In today's dollars: 129)

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