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Hockey Fortune: $1,380,000

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David Volek’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $1,380,000 (US $3,099,099 in today's dollars), ranking #3290 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Country of birth: Czech Republic
Position: LW
NHL Draft:
Salary History - David Volek
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Earnings
(US$)
In today's
US$
Rank
1988-89 $130,000 $334,948
On August 31, 1988, signed a five-year contract with the New York Islanders for $700,000. His first year in the NHL.
Source(s): The Hockey News / UPI
1989-90 $140,000 $344,099 354
Source(s): Canadian Press
1990-91 $150,000 $349,801 394
Two-way contract: $150,000 in the NHL and $50,000 in the minor leagues. He played in the NHL only, earning a full NHL salary.
Source(s): The Hockey News / Canadian Press
1991-92 $160,000 $357,970 447
Unhappy with his salary for the 4th and 5th years of his contract, he demanded a trade and ultimately ended up signing a two-year contract extension for $400,000 per year for 1992-93 and 1993-94.
Source(s): HockeyDraftCentral
1992-93 $400,000 $868,586 172
Amount includes salary and any signing bonus paid in 1992-93.
Source(s): The Hockey News / La Presse
1993-94 $400,000 $843,694 272
Never played in the NHL again after the season, playing only a few games in 1995-96 in Czechoslovakia.
Career Total: US $1,380,000
(In today's dollars: US $3,099,099)

NHL Rank: 3290
(In today's dollars: 2807)