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Hockey Fortune: $24,475,000

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Sam Bennett’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $24,475,000 (US $27,464,187 in today's dollars), ranking #650 in NHL / hockey career earnings. Currently under contract for US $5,000,000 for a projected hockey fortune of US $29,475,000.

Country of birth: Canada
Position: C
NHL Draft:
Salary History - Sam Bennett
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Earnings
(US$)
In today's
US$
Rank
2014-15 $925,000 $1,183,503 513
Source(s): NHLPA
2015-16 $925,000 $1,182,105 492
Source(s): NHLPA
2016-17 $925,000 $1,167,378 528
Source(s): NHLPA
2017-18 $1,950,000 $2,409,656 385
Source(s): NHLPA
2018-19 $1,950,000 $2,352,176 442
Source(s): NHLPA
2019-20 $2,550,000 $3,021,180 392
Source(s): NHLPA
2020-21 $2,550,000 $2,984,525 352
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 $2,550,000 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 $2,925,000 $3,269,308 335
On July 26, 2021, as a restricted free agent, signed a four-year contract with the Florida Panthers for $17.7M: $1M signing bonus + $1.925M in 2021-22 / $3.425M / $6.35M / $5M.
Source(s): Sportsnet / Pierre LeBrun / NHLPA
2022-23 $3,425,000 $3,544,354 331
Source(s): Pierre LeBrun / NHLPA
2023-24 $6,350,000 $6,350,000 139
Source(s): NHLPA / Pierre LeBrun
Career Total: US $24,475,000
(In today's dollars: US $27,464,187)

NHL Rank: 650
(In today's dollars: 781)
Under Contract
2024-25 $5,000,000
Source(s): Pierre LeBrun
Under contract for: US $5,000,000

Projected fortune at end of contract: US $29,475,000