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NHL Fortune: $1,373,963


Nicklas Jensen’s net worth / career earnings / salary history. He made US$1,373,963 (US$1,519,604 in today's dollars), ranking #2809 in NHL / hockey career earnings. He is currently under contract for US$694,000 which will bring his hockey fortune to US$2,067,963.

Birthdate: March 6, 1993
Country of birth: Denmark
Position: LW/RW
NHL Draft:
  • Year: 2011
  • Round #1
  • Overall Pick: 29
  • By: Vancouver Canucks

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
In today's
2012-13 $541,463 $610,022 475
Because of the lockout, his NHL salary of $925,000 was prorated for the 48-game season.
Source: NHLPA
2014-15 $832,500 $909,582 585
Source: NHLPA
Career Earnings: US$1,373,963
(In today's dollars: US$1,519,604)

NHL Rank: 2809
(In today's dollars: 2995)
Under Contract
2021-22 $694,000
50 million rubles as base salary with Jokerit Helsinki 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
Under contract for: US$694,000

Projected fortune at end of contract: US$2,067,963

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