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NHL Fortune: $15,720,156

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Kenny Jonsson’s net worth / career earnings / salary history. He made US$15,720,156 (US$23,776,283 in today's dollars), ranking #773 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Country of birth: Sweden
Position: D
NHL Draft:
  • Year: 1993
  • Round #1
  • Overall Pick: 12
  • By: Toronto Maple Leafs

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
(US$)
In today's
US$
NHL
Rank
+/-
(US$)
+/-
(%)
1994-95 $376,457 $656,959 195
Contract in Canadian currency: $900,000. Because of the lockout, his NHL salary was prorated for the 48-game season.
Source: Guide Hockey 1995-1996
1995-96 $678,699 $1,152,069 256 $302,242 80%
Contract in Canadian currency: $931,000.
Source: La Presse
1996-97 $1,015,000 $1,673,828 167 $336,301 50%
Source: Guide Hockey RDS (Made CAN$1,000,000 according to La Presse)
1997-98 $800,000 $1,289,110 286 -$215,000 -21%
Includes base salary, signing bonus and bonuses paid in 1997-98.
Source: The Hockey News
1998-99 $1,650,000 $2,618,177 143 $850,000 106%
Includes base salary, signing bonus, bonuses paid in 1998-99, and deferred income paid in 1998-99.
Source: The Hockey News
1999-00 $1,850,000 $2,872,620 136 $200,000 12%
Includes base salary, signing/reporting bonus, and deferred income paid in 1999-2000.
Source: The Hockey News / NY Post / The Sports Forecaster
2000-01 $1,850,000 $2,778,868 157
2001-02 $2,000,000 $2,921,556 161 $150,000 8%
2002-03 $2,500,000 $3,594,897 143 $500,000 25%
2003-04 $3,000,000 $4,218,200 121 $500,000 20%
2004-05 NHL lockout year: Season cancelled - no NHL salary paid.
Career Earnings: US$15,720,156
(In today's dollars: US$23,776,283)

NHL Rank: 773
(In today's dollars: 675)

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