Share this on:
NHL Fortune: $5,290,071

Description

Jakub Kovar’s net worth / earnings / salary history. He made US $5,290,071 (US $5,564,423 in today's dollars), ranking #1605 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: July 19, 1988
Country of birth: Czech Republic
Position: G
NHL Draft:
  • Year: 2006
  • Round #4
  • Overall Pick: 109
  • By: Philadelphia Flyers

Did you know that Gary Bettman has accumulated the largest NHL fortune with $150M?

Put your 144-character ad/message here, on Jakub Kovar's page, for US $25 for one year.
Only one ad per player! Act now: Details and secure payment.
Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
(US$)
In today's
US$
NHL
Rank
+/-
(US$)
+/-
(%)
2018-19 $1,812,500 $1,951,013 453
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: Russian website Sport Express
2019-20 $1,428,571 $1,510,376 508 -$383,929 -21%
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: Russian website Sport Express
2020-21 $1,216,000 $1,270,034 511 -$212,571 -15%
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: 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 $833,000 778 -$383,000 -31%
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: Russian website Sport Express
Career Total: US $5,290,071
(In today's dollars: US $5,564,423)

NHL Rank: 1605
(In today's dollars: 1820)

Interesting animated bar chart race showing that 36 players and 1 commissioner appeared, from 1995 to 2020, in the yearly Top Ten NHL/hockey career earnings with Jaromir Jagr standing as #1 in total hockey earnings since 2002-03. How is your 401k/RSSP doing?

Read more ...