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NHL Fortune: $106,847,056

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Zach Parise’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $106,847,056 (US $132,012,762 in today's dollars), ranking #14 in NHL / hockey career earnings. Currently under contract for US $4,999,998 for a projected hockey fortune of US $111,847,054.

Country of birth: USA
Position: C
NHL Draft:
  • Year: 2003
  • Round #1
  • Overall Pick: 17
  • 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
2005-06 $703,000 $1,059,774 450
2006-07 $703,000 $1,026,654 490
Source: NHLPA
2007-08 $2,000,000 $2,839,780 234
Source: NHLPA
2008-09 $2,500,000 $3,418,486 231
Source: NHLPA
2009-10 $3,000,000 $4,116,715 208
Source: NHLPA
2010-11 $5,000,000 $6,750,436 75
Source: NHLPA
2011-12 $6,000,000 $7,852,761 52
Source: NHLPA
2012-13 $7,024,390 $9,007,276 4
Because of the lockout, his NHL salary of $12,000,000 was prorated for the 48-game season. On July 4, 2012, as a free agent, signed a 13-year contract with the Minnesota Wild for $98M.
Source: NHLPA / NJ.com
2013-14 $12,000,000 $15,164,835 2
Source: NHLPA
2014-15 $11,000,000 $13,679,142 3
Source: NHLPA
2015-16 $9,000,000 $11,178,803 13
Source: NHLPA
2016-17 $9,000,000 $11,039,540 16
Source: NHLPA
2017-18 $9,000,000 $10,809,399 18
Source: NHLPA
2018-19 $9,000,000 $10,551,551 20
Source: NHLPA
2019-20 $9,000,000 $10,363,764 35
Source: NHLPA
2020-21 $8,000,000 $9,100,464 33
Source: 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 $1,583,333 $1,720,049 478
On July 13, 2021, the Minnesota Wild bought out the $10M left on the 4 years remaining on his contract for $6,666,667 to be paid over the following 8 years: $833,333 buyout payment in 2021-22. On September 10, 2021, as a free agent, signed a $750,000 contract with the New York Islanders. Season earning: $750,000 salary + $833,333 buyout. On March 20, 2020, signed a one-year contract extension with the New York Islanders, for 2022-23, for $1.5.
Source: The Athletic / NHLPA / CBS News
2022-23 $2,333,333 $2,333,333 426
Salary of $1.5M plus his $833,333 payment for the July 2021 buyout of his contract. (Has a salary of $750,000 according to the NHLPA.)
Source: The Athletic / CBS News
Career Total: US $106,847,056
(In today's dollars: US $132,012,762)

NHL Rank: 14
(In today's dollars: 22)
Under Contract
2023-24 $833,333
$833,333 payment on July 2021 buyout of his contract.
Source: The Athletic
2024-25 $833,333
$833,333 payment on July 2021 buyout of his contract.
Source: The Athletic
2025-26 $833,333
$833,333 payment on July 2021 buyout of his contract.
Source: The Athletic
2026-27 $833,333
$833,333 payment on July 2021 buyout of his contract.
Source: The Athletic
2027-28 $833,333
$833,333 payment on July 2021 buyout of his contract.
Source: The Athletic
2028-29 $833,333
$833,333 payment on July 2021 buyout of his contract.
Source: The Athletic
Under contract for: US $4,999,998

Projected fortune at end of contract: US $111,847,054

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