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NHL Fortune: $5,936,455

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Valeri Zelepukin’s net worth / earnings / salary history. He made US$5,936,455 (US$10,027,046 in today's dollars), ranking #1503 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Country of birth: Russia
Position: LW
NHL Draft:
  • Year: 1990
  • Round #11
  • Overall Pick: 221
  • By: New Jersey Devils

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
(US$)
In today's
US$
NHL
Rank
+/-
(US$)
+/-
(%)
1992-93 $175,000 $337,104 607
Amount includes salary and any signing bonus paid in 1992-93.
Source: The Hockey News / La Presse
1993-94 $400,000 $748,442 268 $225,000 129%
1994-95 $257,143 $468,936 306 -$142,857 -36%
Because of the lockout, his NHL salary of $450,000 was prorated for the 48-game season.
Source: Guide Hockey 1995-1996
1995-96 $690,184 $1,224,286 252 $433,041 168%
Source: La Presse
1996-97 $740,814 $1,276,647 283 $50,630 7%
Source: La Presse / Guide Hockey RDS
1997-98 $740,814 $1,247,458 322
Includes base salary, signing bonus and bonuses paid in 1997-98.
Source: The Hockey News
1998-99 $825,000 $1,367,999 323 $84,186 11%
Includes base salary, signing bonus, bonuses paid in 1998-99, and deferred income paid in 1998-99.
Source: The Hockey News
1999-00 $907,500 $1,472,549 313 $82,500 10%
Includes base salary, signing/reporting bonus, and deferred income paid in 1999-2000.
Source: The Hockey News / Associated Press / The Sports Forecaster
2000-01 $1,200,000 $1,883,624 240 $292,500 32%
Career Total: US$5,936,455
(In today's dollars: US$10,027,046)

NHL Rank: 1503
(In today's dollars: 1315)

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