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NHL Fortune: $2,716,169

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Brantt Myhres’s net worth / earnings / salary history. He made US $2,716,169 (US $4,412,925 in today's dollars), ranking #2215 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: March 18, 1974
Country of birth: Canada
Position: RW
NHL Draft:
  • Year: 1992
  • Round #5
  • Overall Pick: 97
  • By: Tampa Bay Lightning

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
(US$)
In today's
US$
NHL
Rank
+/-
(US$)
+/-
(%)
1992-93 $75,960 $146,323 1078
Prior to the season, after being drafted, signed a two-way contract with the Tampa Bay Lightning for $200,000 per season in the NHL and a signing bonus of $75,000. Played the whole season in junior, earning $160 per month and his signing bonus.
Source: Book: Pain Killers
1993-94 $744 $1,392 657 -$75,216 -99%
Contract in Canadian currency: $960. Played the whole season in junior, earning $160 per month.
Source: Book: Pain Killers
1994-95 $61,558 $112,260 689 $60,814 8174%
Because of the lockout, his NHL salary of $107,727 was prorated for the 48-game season. Had a two-way contract with $195,000 in the NHL and an unknown salary in the minor. Played 15 NHL and 40 IHL games, earning a pro-rated salary of $107,727 assuming a $75,000 IHL salary.
Source: Guide Hockey 1995-1996
1995-96 $0 $0 752 -$61,558 -100%
Played the whole season in the IHL for an unknown salary.
Source: HockeyZonePlus
1996-97 $267,288 $460,618 929 $267,288 267287999999900%
Had a two-way contract with $310,000 in the NHL and an unknown salary in the minor. Played 47 NHL and 12 IHL games, earning a pro-rated salary of $267,288 assuming a $100,000 IHL salary.
Source: Guide Hockey RDS
1997-98 $296,341 $499,009 670 $29,053 11%
Had a two-way contract with $450,000 in the NHL and an unknown salary in the minor. Played 23 NHL and 18 AHL games, earning a pro-rated salary of $296,341 assuming a $100,000 AHL salary.
Source: Book: Pain Killers
1998-99 $450,000 $746,181 554 $153,659 52%
Prior to the season, signed a two-year, one-way contract with the San Jose Sharks for $1.3M. A clause in the contract stipulated that if he was to be suspended for any reason, related to the substance abuse program, the team would void his contract. He ended up being suspended without salary for drinking during training camp and erned $450,000 for the season.
Source: Book: Pain Killers
1999-00 $650,000 $1,054,718 462 $200,000 44%
Includes base salary, signing/reporting bonus, and deferred income paid in 1999-2000.
Source: The Hockey News / Book: Pain Killers
2000-01 $500,000 $784,843 583 -$150,000 -23%
Prior to the season, signed a one-year, one-way contract with the Nashville Predators for $500,000. Includes base salary, bonuses paid in 2000-01, and deferred income paid in 2000-01.
Source: The Hockey News / Book: Pain Killers
2001-02 $0 $0 765 -$500,000 -100%
Did not play, being suspended by the NHL for substance abuse.
Source: HockeyZonePlus
2002-03 $260,078 $390,811 743 $260,078 26007799999900%
Prior to the season, signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Boston Bruins for $500,000 in the NHL and $175,000 in the minors. Played 1 NHL and 63 AHL games, earning a pro-rated salary of $180,078 plus a $80,000 bonus from the Boston Bruins for unknown reasons. Never played in the NHL again, playing two more seasons in the AHL and one in England.
Source: Book: Pain Killers
2004-05 $75,000 $107,330 13
Earned $75,000 in the AHL.
Source: Book: Pain Killers
2005-06 $75,000 $103,807 748
Earned $75,000 in the AHL.
Source: Book: Pain Killers
2006-07 $4,200 $5,632 743 -$70,800 -94%
Signed a contract with the Newcastle Vipers, of the British Elite Ice Hockey, for US $4,200 per month. Was released within a month, having played only 5 games with the team. A team from the Quebec Semi Pro Hockey League offered hum $2,000 per week plu s a $20,000 bonus to join the team but he turned the offer down, not interested in fighting anymore. He never played pro hockey again.
Source: Book: Pain Killers
Career Total: US $2,716,169
(In today's dollars: US $4,412,925)

NHL Rank: 2215
(In today's dollars: 2027)

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