Share this on:
NHL Fortune: $96,059,244

Description

Marian Gaborik’s net worth / earnings / salary history. He made US $96,059,244 (US $116,549,286 in today's dollars), ranking #25 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Country of birth: Slovakia
Position: LW
NHL Draft:
  • Year: 2000
  • Round #1
  • Overall Pick: 3
  • By: Minnesota Wild

Did you know that Gary Bettman has accumulated the largest NHL fortune with $150M?

Put your 144-character ad/message here, on Marian Gaborik's page, for US $25 for one year.
Only one ad per player! Act now: Details and secure payment.
Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
(US$)
In today's
US$
NHL
Rank
+/-
(US$)
+/-
(%)
2000-01 $1,075,000 $1,687,413 278
Includes base salary, bonuses paid in 2000-01, and deferred income paid in 2000-01.
Source: The Hockey News
2001-02 $1,075,000 $1,641,004 319
2002-03 $1,075,000 $1,615,369 364
Does not include signing bonuses, performance bonuses and deferred payments.
Source: La Presse
2003-04 $2,640,000 $3,879,061 159 $1,565,000 146%
On October 31, 2003, after holding out until then as a Restricted Free Agent and playing in Slovakia, signed a three-year contract with the Minnesota Wild for $10M plus bonuses. Earned a pro-rated salary of approximately $2.64M.
Source: ESPN
2004-05 NHL lockout year: Season cancelled - no NHL salary paid.
2005-06 $2,679,000 $3,707,992 94 $39,000 1%
Source: La Presse
2006-07 $5,000,000 $6,704,202 35 $2,321,000 87%
Prior to the season, signed a three-year contract extension starting in 2006-07 for $19M.
Source: NHLPA / Book: Boy on Ice - The Life and Death of Derek Boogaard
2007-08 $6,500,000 $8,473,763 24 $1,500,000 30%
Source: NHLPA
2008-09 $7,500,000 $9,415,931 14 $1,000,000 15%
Source: NHLPA
2009-10 $7,500,000 $9,449,287 14
Prior to the season, as a free agent, signed a five-year contract with the New York Rangers for $37.5M.
Source: NHLPA
2010-11 $7,500,000 $9,296,753 18
Source: NHLPA
2011-12 $7,500,000 $9,012,403 21
Source: NHLPA
2012-13 $4,390,244 $5,168,705 22 -$3,109,756 -41%
Because of the lockout, his NHL salary of $7,500,000 was prorated for the 48-game season.
Source: NHLPA
2013-14 $7,500,000 $8,702,138 18 $3,109,756 71%
Source: NHLPA
2014-15 $6,075,000 $6,936,185 63 -$1,425,000 -19%
Source: NHLPA
2015-16 $6,075,000 $6,927,991 71
Source: NHLPA
2016-17 $6,075,000 $6,841,684 71
Source: NHLPA
2017-18 $5,075,000 $5,596,330 150 -$1,000,000 -16%
Source: NHLPA
2018-19 $4,575,000 $4,924,625 223 -$500,000 -10%
Source: NHLPA
2019-20 $3,175,000 $3,356,812 345 -$1,400,000 -31%
Source: NHLPA
2020-21 $3,075,000 $3,211,640 304 -$100,000 -3%
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 $3,075,000 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).
Career Total: US $96,059,244
(In today's dollars: US $116,549,286)

NHL Rank: 25
(In today's dollars: 29)

Interesting animated bar chart race showing that 36 players and 1 commissioner appeared, from 1995 to 2020, in the yearly Top Ten NHL/hockey career earnings with Jaromir Jagr standing as #1 in total hockey earnings since 2002-03. How is your 401k/RSSP doing?

Read more ...