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Hockey Fortune: $79,574,661

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Matt Duchene’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $79,574,661 (US $95,070,230 in today's dollars), ranking #65 in NHL / hockey career earnings. Currently under contract for US $12,111,110 for a projected hockey fortune of US $91,685,771.

Country of birth: Canada
Position: C
NHL Draft:
Salary History - Matt Duchene
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Earnings
(US$)
In today's
US$
Rank
2009-10 $900,000 $1,278,223 431
Source(s): NHLPA
2010-11 $900,000 $1,257,590 434
Source(s): NHLPA
2011-12 $900,000 $1,219,125 489
Source(s): NHLPA
2012-13 $1,902,439 $2,524,819 219
Because of the lockout, his NHL salary of $3,250,000 was prorated for the 48-game season.
Source(s): NHLPA
2013-14 $3,750,000 $4,904,812 192
Source(s): NHLPA
2014-15 $5,500,000 $7,078,863 94
Source(s): NHLPA
2015-16 $6,000,000 $7,713,273 72
Source(s): NHLPA
2016-17 $6,000,000 $7,617,183 72
Source(s): NHLPA
2017-18 $6,000,000 $7,458,388 86
Source(s): NHLPA
2018-19 $6,500,000 $7,887,181 84
Source(s): NHLPA
2019-20 $10,000,000 $11,918,173 20
Prior to the season, as a free agent, signed a seven-year contract with the Nashville Predators for $56M.
Source(s): The Tennessean / NHLPA
2020-21 $8,000,000 $9,418,856 33
Source(s): 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 $8,000,000 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 $10,000,000 $11,243,542 14
Source(s): NHLPA
2022-23 $8,000,000 $8,327,981 33
Source(s): NHLPA
2023-24 $5,222,222 $5,222,222 209
On June 30, 2023, the Nashville Predators bought out the 3 years remaining on his contract for 2/3rd of the $20M that was left on the deal, to be paid in 6 equal payments of $2,222,222 over the following 6 seasons. On July 1, 2023, as a free agent, signed a one-year contract with the Dallas Stars for $3M. Earned $3M from the Dallas Star plus $2,222,222 for his buyout.
Source(s): ESPN / Sportsnet
Career Total: US $79,574,661
(In today's dollars: US $95,070,230)

NHL Rank: 65
(In today's dollars: 99)
Under Contract
2024-25 $3,222,222
On July 1, 2024, as a free agent, signed a one-year contract with the Dallas Stars for $3M. Earned his $3M salary and his 2023 buyout payment of $2,222,222. from the Nashville Predators.
Source(s): ESPN / Sportsnet
2025-26 $2,222,222
His 2023 buyout payment from the Nashville Predators.
Source(s): ESPN
2026-27 $2,222,222
His 2023 buyout payment from the Nashville Predators.
Source(s): ESPN
2027-28 $2,222,222
His 2023 buyout payment from the Nashville Predators.
Source(s): ESPN
2028-29 $2,222,222
His 2023 buyout payment from the Nashville Predators.
Source(s): ESPN
Under contract for: US $12,111,110

Projected fortune at end of contract: US $91,685,771