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Hockey Fortune: $5,290,071

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Jakub Kovar’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $5,290,071 (US $6,270,159 in today's dollars), ranking #1766 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: July 19, 1988
Country of birth: Czech Republic
Position: G
NHL Draft:
Salary History - Jakub Kovar
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Earnings
(US$)
In today's
US$
Rank
2018-19 $1,812,500 $2,199,310 455
Earned 56 million rubles as base salary with Yekaterinburg Automobilist in the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL). Also earned 60 million rubles as bonuses. Based on the 2019 exchange rate of 64 rubles per $.
Source(s): Russian website Sport Express
2019-20 $1,428,571 $1,702,596 511
Earned 90 million rubles as base salary with Yekaterinburg Automobilist in the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL). Might have also earned bonuses. Based on the 2020 exchange rate of 63 rubles per $.
Source(s): Russian website Sport Express
2020-21 $1,216,000 $1,431,666 514
Earned 90 million rubles as base salary with Yekaterinburg Automobilist 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(s): 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 $1,216,000 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 $833,000 $936,587 787
60 million rubles as base salary with Yekaterinburg Automobilist in the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL). Does not include bonuses. Based on the summer 2021 exchange rate of 72 rubles per $US.
Source(s): Russian website Sport Express
Career Total: US $5,290,071
(In today's dollars: US $6,270,159)

NHL Rank: 1766
(In today's dollars: 1986)