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NHL Fortune: $10,888,000

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Niklas Sundstrom’s net worth / career earnings / salary history. He made US$10,888,000 (US$16,276,503 in today's dollars), ranking #996 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Country of birth: Sweden
Position: RW
NHL Draft:
  • Year: 1993
  • Round #1
  • Overall Pick: 8
  • By: New York Rangers

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
(US$)
In today's
US$
NHL
Rank
+/-
(US$)
+/-
(%)
1995-96 $740,000 $1,256,125 221
Source: La Presse
1996-97 $940,000 $1,550,146 196 $200,000 27%
Source: La Presse / Guide Hockey RDS
1997-98 $820,000 $1,321,338 284 -$120,000 -13%
Includes base salary, signing bonus and bonuses paid in 1997-98.
Source: The Hockey News
1998-99 $600,000 $952,064 439 -$220,000 -27%
Includes base salary, signing bonus, bonuses paid in 1998-99, and deferred income paid in 1998-99.
Source: The Hockey News
1999-00 $600,000 $931,660 494
Includes base salary, signing/reporting bonus, and deferred income paid in 1999-2000.
Source: The Hockey News / The Sports Forecaster
2000-01 $1,150,000 $1,727,404 255 $550,000 92%
2001-02 $1,300,000 $1,899,012 261 $150,000 13%
2002-03 $1,800,000 $2,588,326 211 $500,000 38%
2003-04 $1,950,000 $2,741,830 225 $150,000 8%
2004-05 NHL lockout year: Season cancelled - no NHL salary paid.
2005-06 $988,000 $1,308,598 330
Career Earnings: US$10,888,000
(In today's dollars: US$16,276,503)

NHL Rank: 996
(In today's dollars: 894)

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