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NHL Fortune: $24,850,000

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Paul Maurice’s net worth / earnings / salary history. He made US$24,850,000 (US$32,456,008 in today's dollars), ranking #558 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Country of birth: Canada
Position: D
NHL Draft:
  • Year: 1985
  • Round #12
  • Overall Pick: 252
  • By: Philadelphia Flyers

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
(US$)
In today's
US$
NHL
Rank
+/-
(US$)
+/-
(%)
1995-96 $250,000 $443,464 623
His first season as an NHL coach. Estimated salary, as coach of the Hartford Whalers, based on documented salary for 1996-97.
Source: HockeyZonePlus
1996-97 $250,000 $430,826 959
As coach of the Hartford Whalers.
Source: The Hockey News
1997-98 $300,000 $505,171 645 $50,000 20%
As coach of the Caroline Hurricanes.
Source: The Hockey News
1998-99 $300,000 $497,454 718
As coach of the Caroline Hurricanes. Estimated minimum salary based on documented salary of the 1997-98 season.
Source: HockeyZonePlus
1999-00 $300,000 $486,793 742
As coach of the Caroline Hurricanes. Estimated minimum salary based on documented salary of the 1997-98 season.
Source: HockeyZonePlus
2000-01 $450,000 $706,359 631 $150,000 50%
As coach of the Carolina Hurricanes.
Source: The Hockey News
2001-02 $500,000 $763,257 616 $50,000 11%
As coach of the Carolina Hurricanes.
Source: The Hockey News
2002-03 $700,000 $1,051,868 511 $200,000 40%
Prior to the season, on June 20, 2002, signed a five-year contract as coach of the Carolina Hurricanes for $3.5M.
Source: SooToday
2003-04 $700,000 $1,028,539 493
On December 15, 2003, was fired as coach of the Carolina Hurricanes. Had a guaranteed contract for $700,000 per year until the end of the 2006-07 season.
Source: SooToday
2004-05 NHL lockout year: Season cancelled - no NHL salary paid.
2004-05 $700,000 $1,001,747 7
Did not coach but was paid his guaranteed contract by the Carolina Hurricanes.
Source: SooToday
2005-06 $700,000 $968,867 451
Coached the Toronto Marlies, in the AHL, for an undisclosed salary and was paid his guaranteed $700,000 contract by the Carolina Hurricanes.
Source: SooToday
2006-07 $5,700,000 $7,642,790 27 $5,000,000 714%
Signed a three-year contract as coach of the Toronto Maple Leafs for $5M per year. Was also paid his guaranteed $700,000 contract by the Carolina Hurricanes.
Source: SooToday / Bleachers' Report
2007-08 $5,000,000 $6,518,279 54 -$700,000 -12%
As coach of the Toronto Maple Leafs. Was fired after the season while still under guaranteed contract for at one more season.
Source: Bleachers' Report
2008-09 $5,000,000 $6,277,288 69
On December 3, 2008, re-joined the Carolina Hurricanes as coach for an undisclosed salary. Also earned $5M from his guaranteed contract with the Maple Leafs.
Source: Bleachers' Report
2009-10 $0 $0 732 -$5,000,000 -100%
As coach of the Carolina Hurricanes for an unknown salary.
Source: HockeyZonePlus
2010-11 $0 $0 820
As coach of the Carolina Hurricanes for an unknown salary.
Source: HockeyZonePlus
2011-12 $0 $0 869
As coach of the Carolina Hurricanes for an unknown salary. Was fired 25 games into the season.
Source: HockeyZonePlus
2012-13 $0 $0 907 $0 485%
Because of the lockout, his NHL salary of $0 was prorated for the 48-game season. Coached Metallurg Magnitogorsk for an unknown salary.
Source: HockeyZonePlus
2013-14 $0 $0 856 $0 -83%
On January 13, 2014, was hired as coach of the Winnipeg Jets for an unknown salary.
Source: Illegal Curve
2014-15 $0 $0 773
As coach of the Winnipeg Jets for an unknown salary.
Source: HockeyZonePlus
2015-16 $0 $0 823
As coach of the Winnipeg Jets for an unknown salary.
Source: HockeyZonePlus
2016-17 $0 $0 799 $0 900%
As coach of the Winnipeg Jets for an unknown salary.
Source: HockeyZonePlus
2017-18 $0 $0 824
On September 6, 2017 signed multi-year contract extension as coach of the Winnipeg Jets for an unknown salary.
Source: Illegal Curve
2018-19 $0 $0 1149
As coach of the Winnipeg Jets for an unknown salary.
Source: HockeyZonePlus
2019-20 $0 $0 982
Unknow salary in 2019-20. On February 12, 2020, signed a three-year contract extension as coach of the Winnipeg Jets, starting in 2020-21, for $3M per season.
Source: Pierre LeBrun
2020-21 $3,000,000 $3,133,308 304 $3,000,000 2999999999999900%
Source: Pierre LeBrun
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 $3,000,000 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 $1,000,000 $1,000,000 542 -$2,000,000 -67%
On December 17, 2021, he resigned from his role of coach of the Winnipeg Jets, foregoing his salary for the rest of the season and the 3rd year of his contract in 2022-23. His salary for the season was $3M and he earned an estimated pro-rated amount of $1M.
Source: TSN / HockeyZonePlus
Career Total: US$24,850,000
(In today's dollars: US$32,456,008)

NHL Rank: 558
(In today's dollars: 530)

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