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Hockey Fortune: $97,509,415

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Patrice Bergeron’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $97,509,415 (US $125,907,120 in today's dollars), ranking #31 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Country of birth: Canada
Position: C
NHL Draft:
Salary History - Patrice Bergeron
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Earnings
(US$)
In today's
US$
Rank
2005-06 $646,000 $1,007,917 479
Source(s): La Presse
2006-07 $3,000,000 $4,534,451 116
Source(s): NHLPA
2007-08 $5,000,000 $7,347,834 55
Source(s): NHLPA
2008-09 $5,000,000 $7,076,173 72
Source(s): NHLPA
2009-10 $5,000,000 $7,101,240 75
Source(s): NHLPA
2010-11 $5,750,000 $8,034,601 59
Source(s): NHLPA
2011-12 $5,900,000 $7,992,042 67
Source(s): NHLPA
2012-13 $2,663,415 $3,534,746 105
Because of the lockout, his NHL salary of $4,550,000 was prorated for the 48-game season.
Source(s): NHLPA
2013-14 $4,550,000 $5,951,172 124
Source(s): NHLPA
2014-15 $8,750,000 $11,261,827 16
Prior to the season, signed a eight-year contract with the Boston Bruins for $55M.
Source(s): NHLPA
2015-16 $8,750,000 $11,248,523 19
Source(s): NHLPA
2016-17 $8,750,000 $11,108,391 21
Source(s): NHLPA
2017-18 $8,750,000 $10,876,815 27
Source(s): NHLPA
2018-19 $6,875,000 $8,342,211 71
Source(s): NHLPA
2019-20 $4,375,000 $5,214,201 247
Source(s): NHLPA
2020-21 $4,375,000 $5,150,937 181
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 $4,375,000 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 $4,375,000 $4,919,050 219
Source(s): NHLPA
2022-23 $5,000,000 $5,204,988 175
On August 8, 2022, as a free agent, signed a one-year contract with the Boston Bruins for a salary of $2.5M plus $2.5M in potential performance-based bonuses.
Source(s): The Athletic / Sportsnet / NHLPA
Career Total: US $97,509,415
(In today's dollars: US $125,907,120)

NHL Rank: 31
(In today's dollars: 45)