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Hockey Fortune: $58,298,963

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Filip Forsberg’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $58,298,963 (US $66,371,556 in today's dollars), ranking #150 in NHL / hockey career earnings. Currently under contract for US $48,000,000 for a projected hockey fortune of US $106,298,963.

Country of birth: Sweden
Position: C
NHL Draft:
Salary History - Filip Forsberg
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Earnings
(US$)
In today's
US$
Rank
2012-13 $541,463 $714,357 484
Because of the lockout, his NHL salary of $925,000 was prorated for the 48-game season.
Source(s): NHLPA
2014-15 $925,000 $1,183,503 513
Source(s): NHLPA
2015-16 $832,500 $1,063,894 586
Source(s): NHLPA
2016-17 $6,000,000 $7,572,184 72
Prior to the season, signed a six-year contract with the Nashville Predators for $36M.
Source(s): NHLPA / The Tennessean
2017-18 $6,000,000 $7,414,328 86
Source(s): NHLPA
2018-19 $6,000,000 $7,237,466 101
Source(s): NHLPA
2019-20 $6,000,000 $7,108,660 104
Source(s): NHLPA
2020-21 $6,000,000 $7,022,411 76
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 $6,000,000 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 $6,000,000 $6,706,273 102
Source(s): The Hockey News Yearbook 2020-21 / NHLPA
2022-23 $10,000,000 $10,348,480 12
On July 11, 2022, signed a eight-year contract with the Nashville Predators for $68M: $10M salary each year from 2022-23 to 2025-26; $4.5M salary and $3M signing bonus in 2026-27; $4M salary and $3M signing bonus in 2027-28 and 2028-29; $3.5M salary and $3M signing bonus in 2029-30.
Source(s): Pierre LeBrun / NHLPA
2023-24 $10,000,000 $10,000,000 15
Source(s): Pierre LeBrun
Career Total: US $58,298,963
(In today's dollars: US $66,371,556)

NHL Rank: 150
(In today's dollars: 219)
Under Contract
2024-25 $10,000,000
Source(s): Pierre LeBrun
2025-26 $10,000,000
Source(s): Pierre LeBrun
2026-27 $7,500,000
Source(s): Pierre LeBrun
2027-28 $7,000,000
Source(s): Pierre LeBrun
2028-29 $7,000,000
Source(s): Pierre LeBrun
2029-30 $6,500,000
Source(s): Pierre LeBrun
Under contract for: US $48,000,000

Projected fortune at end of contract: US $106,298,963