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NHL Fortune: $2,446,000


Oscar Fantenberg’s net worth / earnings / salary history. He made US$2,446,000 (US$2,561,677 in today's dollars), ranking #2312 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: October 7, 1991
Country of birth: Sweden
Position: D

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
In today's
2018-19 $650,000 $699,673 984
Source: NHLPA
2019-20 $850,000 $898,674 692 $200,000 31%
Prior to the season, as a free agent, signed a one-year contract with the Vancouver Canucks for $850,000.
Source: The Tennessean / NHLPA
2020-21 $390,000 $407,330 1174 -$460,000 -54%
On October 27, 2020, signed a one-year contract with SKA St. Petersburg of the KHL for $325,000 with performance bonuses that could add up to $65,000. He will apparently pay 13% in taxes, in Russia.
Source: Cape Breton Post
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 $390,000 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 $556,000 $556,000 1155 $166,000 43%
40 million rubles as base salary with SKA St. Petersburg in the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL). Does not include bonuses. Based on the summer 2021 exchange rate of 72 rubles per $US.
Source: Russian website Sport Express
Career Total: US$2,446,000
(In today's dollars: US$2,561,677)

NHL Rank: 2312
(In today's dollars: 2598)

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