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Hockey Fortune: $6,523,440

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Ed Olczyk’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $6,523,440 (US $13,531,498 in today's dollars), ranking #1583 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: August 16, 1966
Country of birth: USA
Position: RW
NHL Draft:
Salary History - Ed Olczyk
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Earnings
(US$)
In today's
US$
Rank
1984-85 $75,000 $219,989
Rookie year after being drafted 3rd overall in the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks.
Source(s): Ed Olzcyk on Spittin' Chiclets podcast
1985-86 $75,000 $212,443
Estimated minimum salary based on documented 1984-85 salary. Likely earned more.
Source(s): HockeyZonePlus
1986-87 $75,000 $208,489
Estimated minimum salary based on documented 1984-85 salary. Likely earned more.
Source(s): HockeyZonePlus
1987-88 $109,330 $293,195
Amount in Canadian currency: $145,000.
Signed a two-year plus one option year, one-way contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs for $ 145,000, $ 150,000 and $ 155,000.
Source(s): Copy of contract
1988-89 $121,950 $314,207
Amount in Canadian currency: $150,000.
Source(s): Copy of contract
1989-90 $275,000 $675,909 77
According to the copy of his contract signed in 1987-88, this was the 3rd and optional year at $ 155,000. Given his very good stats, it is assumed that he renegotiated the new, higher salary.
Source(s): Canadian Press
1990-91 $290,000 $676,282 106
One-way contract.
Source(s): The Hockey News / Canadian Press
1991-92 $323,010 $722,675 155
Amount in Canadian currency: $370,000.
1992-93 $357,264 $775,786 211
Amount in Canadian currency: $432,000.
Amount includes salary and any signing bonus paid in 1992-93.
Source(s): The Hockey News
1993-94 $850,000 $1,792,849 86
1994-95 $271,886 $558,923 305
Amount in Canadian currency: $650,000.
Because of the lockout, his NHL salary of $650,000 was prorated for the 48-game season.
Source(s): Guide Hockey 1995-1996
1995-96 $550,000 $1,099,783 316
Source(s): La Presse
1996-97 $1,050,000 $2,039,751 163
Source(s): La Presse / Guide Hockey RDS
1997-98 $1,100,000 $2,088,026 193
Includes base salary, signing bonus and bonuses paid in 1997-98.
Source(s): The Hockey News
1998-99 $600,000 $1,121,526 447
Includes base salary, signing bonus, bonuses paid in 1998-99, and deferred income paid in 1998-99.
Source(s): The Hockey News
1999-00 $400,000 $731,660 653
Includes base salary, signing/reporting bonus, and deferred income paid in 1999-2000. Retired from pro hockey after the season.
Source(s): The Hockey News
Career Total: US $6,523,440
(In today's dollars: US $13,531,498)

NHL Rank: 1583
(In today's dollars: 1299)

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