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NHL Fortune: $1,908,000

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Pontus Aberg’s net worth / career earnings / salary history. He made US$1,908,000 (US$1,963,448 in today's dollars), ranking #2429 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: September 23, 1993
Country of birth: Sweden
Position: LW
NHL Draft:
  • Year: 2012
  • Round #2
  • Overall Pick: 37
  • By: Nashville Predators

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
(US$)
In today's
US$
NHL
Rank
+/-
(US$)
+/-
(%)
2017-18 $650,000 $685,905 743
Source: NHLPA
2018-19 $650,000 $669,543 983
Source: NHLPA
2020-21 $608,000 $608,000 1143
Earned 45 million rubles as base salary with Chelyabinsk Traktor in the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL). Might have also earned bonuses. Based on the 2020-21 mid-season exchange rate of 74 rubles per $US.
Source: Russian website Sport Express
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 $608,000 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 Earnings: US$1,908,000
(In today's dollars: US$1,963,448)

NHL Rank: 2429
(In today's dollars: 2700)

Interesting animated bar chart race showing that 36 players and 1 commissioner appeared, in the past 25 years, in the yearly Top Ten NHL/hockey career earnings. Jaromir Jagr is #1 in total hockey earnings since 2002-03 and will be taken over in 2-3 years by Crosby and Ovechkin. How is your 401k/RSSP doing?

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