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NHL Fortune: $19,335,775

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Chris Higgins’s net worth / career earnings / salary history. He made US$19,335,775 (US$22,494,237 in today's dollars), ranking #657 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Country of birth: USA
Position: C
NHL Draft:
  • Year: 2002
  • Round #1
  • Overall Pick: 14
  • By: Montreal Canadiens

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
(US$)
In today's
US$
NHL
Rank
+/-
(US$)
+/-
(%)
2005-06 $900,600 $1,192,837 371
2006-07 $672,980 $863,500 511 -$227,620 -25%
Source: NHLPA
2007-08 $1,500,000 $1,871,274 277 $827,020 123%
Source: NHLPA
2008-09 $1,900,000 $2,282,647 291 $400,000 27%
Source: NHLPA
2009-10 $2,250,000 $2,712,711 271 $350,000 18%
Source: NHLPA
2010-11 $1,600,000 $1,897,900 327 -$650,000 -29%
Source: NHLPA
2011-12 $1,900,000 $2,184,823 341 $300,000 19%
Source: NHLPA
2012-13 $1,112,195 $1,253,018 338 -$787,805 -41%
Because of the lockout, his NHL salary of $1,900,000 was prorated for the 48-game season.
Source: NHLPA
2013-14 $2,500,000 $2,775,798 313 $1,387,805 125%
Source: NHLPA
2014-15 $2,500,000 $2,731,478 312
Source: NHLPA
2015-16 $2,500,000 $2,728,251 320
Source: NHLPA
Career Earnings: US$19,335,775
(In today's dollars: US$22,494,237)

NHL Rank: 657
(In today's dollars: 705)

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