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NHL Fortune: $29,395,000

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Sergei Samsonov’s net worth / career earnings / salary history. He made US$29,395,000 (US$39,335,817 in today's dollars), ranking #412 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Country of birth: Russia
Position: LW
NHL Draft:
  • Year: 1997
  • Round #1
  • Overall Pick: 8
  • By: Boston Bruins

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
(US$)
In today's
US$
NHL
Rank
+/-
(US$)
+/-
(%)
1997-98 $925,000 $1,490,534 229
Includes base salary, signing bonus and bonuses paid in 1997-98.
Source: The Hockey News
1998-99 $925,000 $1,467,766 265
Includes base salary, signing bonus, bonuses paid in 1998-99, and deferred income paid in 1998-99.
Source: The Hockey News
1999-00 $925,000 $1,436,310 304
Includes base salary, signing/reporting bonus, and deferred income paid in 1999-2000.
Source: The Hockey News / The Sports Forecaster
2000-01 $1,550,000 $2,328,240 196 $625,000 68%
2001-02 $1,800,000 $2,629,401 192 $250,000 16%
2002-03 $2,200,000 $3,163,509 171 $400,000 22%
2003-04 $3,650,000 $5,132,143 90 $1,450,000 66%
2004-05 NHL lockout year: Season cancelled - no NHL salary paid.
2005-06 $2,770,000 $3,668,842 86
2006-07 $3,525,000 $4,522,925 86 $755,000 27%
Source: NHLPA
2007-08 $3,525,000 $4,397,494 105
Source: NHLPA
2008-09 $2,300,000 $2,763,205 259 -$1,225,000 -35%
Source: NHLPA
2009-10 $2,500,000 $3,014,123 239 $200,000 9%
Source: NHLPA
2010-11 $2,800,000 $3,321,324 230 $300,000 12%
Source: NHLPA
Career Earnings: US$29,395,000
(In today's dollars: US$39,335,817)

NHL Rank: 412
(In today's dollars: 345)

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