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Hockey Fortune: $89,627,927

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Jason Spezza’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $89,627,927 (US $120,650,373 in today's dollars), ranking #44 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: June 13, 1983
Country of birth: Canada
Position: C
NHL Draft:
Salary History - Jason Spezza
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Earnings
(US$)
In today's
US$
Rank
2002-03 $1,130,000 $1,914,115 337
Does not include signing bonuses, performance bonuses and deferred payments.
Source(s): La Presse
2003-04 $565,000 $935,831 562
2004-05 NHL lockout year: Season cancelled - no NHL salary paid.
2005-06 $1,100,000 $1,716,268 295
Source(s): La Presse
2006-07 $4,000,000 $6,045,935 65
Source(s): NHLPA
2007-08 $5,000,000 $7,347,834 55
Source(s): NHLPA
2008-09 $8,000,000 $11,321,876 5
Source(s): NHLPA
2009-10 $8,000,000 $11,361,984 6
Source(s): NHLPA
2010-11 $8,000,000 $11,178,575 6
Source(s): NHLPA
2011-12 $8,000,000 $10,836,668 10
Source(s): NHLPA
2012-13 $4,682,927 $6,214,939 17
Because of the lockout, his NHL salary of $8,000,000 was prorated for the 48-game season.
Source(s): NHLPA
2013-14 $5,000,000 $6,539,749 90
Source(s): NHLPA
2014-15 $4,000,000 $5,148,264 176
Source(s): NHLPA
2015-16 $7,500,000 $9,641,591 27
Source(s): NHLPA
2016-17 $7,500,000 $9,521,478 33
Source(s): NHLPA
2017-18 $7,500,000 $9,322,985 45
Source(s): NHLPA
2018-19 $7,500,000 $9,100,593 40
Source(s): NHLPA
2019-20 $700,000 $834,272 831
Prior to the season, as a free agent, signed a one-year contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs for $700,000.
Source(s): NHLPA / The Tennessean
2020-21 $700,000 $824,150 909
On October 5, 2020, as a free agent, signed a one-year contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs for $700,000.
Source(s): NBC Sports / NHLPA
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 $700,000 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 $750,000 $843,266 879
Source(s): NHLPA
Career Total: US $89,627,927
(In today's dollars: US $120,650,373)

NHL Rank: 44
(In today's dollars: 49)