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NHL Fortune: $3,303,111

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Juha Metsola’s net worth / earnings / salary history. He made US $3,303,111 (US $3,414,772 in today's dollars), ranking #2007 in NHL / hockey career earnings. He is currently under contract for US $0 which will bring his hockey fortune to US $3,303,111.

Birthdate: February 24, 1989
Country of birth: Finland
Position: G

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
(US$)
In today's
US$
NHL
Rank
+/-
(US$)
+/-
(%)
2019-20 $1,111,111 $1,174,737 567
Earned 70 million rubles as base salary with Ufa Salavat Yulayev 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 $1,081,000 $1,129,035 531 -$30,111 -3%
Earned 80 million rubles as base salary with Ufa Salavat Yulayev 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 $1,081,000 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 $1,111,000 $1,111,000 533 $30,000 3%
80 million rubles as base salary with Ufa Salavat Yulayev 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 $3,303,111
(In today's dollars: US $3,414,772)

NHL Rank: 2007
(In today's dollars: 2292)
Under Contract
2022-23 $0
Signed a two-year contract for 65 million rubles as base salary with Avtomobilist Yekaterinburg in the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL). Does not include bonuses. Value of $1,181,818 based on the summer 2022 exchange rate of 55 rubles per $US. Later announced that he had no intention of reporting due to the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Ended up signing a contract wth EHC Kloten in Switzerland.
Source: Russian website Sport Express
Under contract for: US $0

Projected fortune at end of contract: US $3,303,111

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