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NHL Fortune: $43,656,829

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Miikka Kiprusoff’s net worth / earnings / salary history. He made US $43,656,829 (US $55,558,136 in today's dollars), ranking #247 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Country of birth: Finland
Position: G
NHL Draft:
  • Year: 1995
  • Round #5
  • Overall Pick: 116
  • By: San Jose Sharks

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
(US$)
In today's
US$
NHL
Rank
+/-
(US$)
+/-
(%)
2001-02 $550,000 $839,583 582
2002-03 $800,000 $1,202,135 465 $250,000 45%
Does not include signing bonuses, performance bonuses and deferred payments.
Source: La Presse / SFGate
2003-04 $880,000 $1,293,020 448 $80,000 10%
Source: SFGate
2004-05 NHL lockout year: Season cancelled - no NHL salary paid.
2005-06 $2,900,000 $4,013,877 90 $2,020,000 230%
On August 12, 2005, signed a three-year contract with the Calgary Flames for $10M.
Source: CBC Sports / Book: Brodeur - Beyond the Crease / La Presse
2006-07 $3,500,000 $4,692,941 91 $600,000 21%
Source: NHLPA
2007-08 $3,600,000 $4,693,161 104 $100,000 3%
On October 29, 2007, signed a six-year contract extension with the Calgary Flames, starting in 2008-09, for $35M.
Source: NHLPA
2008-09 $8,500,000 $10,671,389 4 $4,900,000 136%
Source: NHLPA
2009-10 $7,000,000 $8,819,334 23 -$1,500,000 -18%
Source: NHLPA
2010-11 $7,000,000 $8,676,970 25
Source: NHLPA
2011-12 $6,000,000 $7,209,923 52 -$1,000,000 -14%
Source: NHLPA
2012-13 $2,926,829 $3,445,803 84 -$3,073,171 -51%
Because of the lockout, his NHL salary of $5,000,000 was prorated for the 48-game season. Retired from pro hockey after the season.
Source: NHLPA
2013-14 $0 $0 866 -$2,926,829 -100%
Was supposed to earn $1.5M in the final year of a six-year contract but decided to retire instead.
Career Total: US $43,656,829
(In today's dollars: US $55,558,136)

NHL Rank: 247
(In today's dollars: 230)

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