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NHL Fortune: $13,950,971

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Alexandre Daigle’s net worth / earnings / salary history. He made US $13,950,971 (US $23,637,013 in today's dollars), ranking #883 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: February 7, 1975
Country of birth: Canada
Position: C
NHL Draft:
  • Year: 1993
  • Round #1
  • Overall Pick: 1
  • By: Ottawa Senators

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
(US$)
In today's
US$
NHL
Rank
+/-
(US$)
+/-
(%)
1993-94 $1,975,000 $3,695,435 14
Prior to the season, signed a five-year contract with the Ottawa Senators for CDN $12.25M. Earnings for 1993-94 include base salary and any signing bonus and deferred payments allocated to the 1993-94 season.
Source: The Hockey News / Ottawa Citizen
1994-95 $700,629 $1,277,695 72 -$1,274,371 -65%
Contract in Canadian currency: $1,675,000. Because of the lockout, his NHL salary was prorated for the 48-game season.
Source: Guide Hockey 1995-1996
1995-96 $2,077,650 $3,685,450 52 $1,377,021 197%
Contract in Canadian currency: $2,850,000.
Source: La Presse
1996-97 $2,272,300 $3,915,860 55 $194,650 9%
Contract in Canadian currency: $3,100,000. During the season, he signed a one-year contract extension with the Ottawa Senators, for 1997-98, for CDN $2,736,000.
Source: Guide Hockey RDS / Ottawa Citizen
1997-98 $1,975,392 $3,326,367 92 -$296,908 -13%
Contract in Canadian currency: $2,736,000. Earned $US 1,987,500, including base salary, signing bonus and bonuses paid according to The Hockey News.
Source: Ottawa Citizen
1998-99 $1,900,000 $3,150,543 121 -$75,392 -4%
Includes base salary, signing bonus, bonuses paid in 1998-99, and deferred income paid in 1998-99. (According to the Ottawa Citizen, was to earn $2,736,000.
Source: The Hockey News
1999-00 $1,000,000 $1,622,644 265 -$900,000 -47%
Prior to the season, was traded from Tampa Bay to the New York Rangers with a $600,000 base salary paid by Tampa Bay and the New York Rangers paying him $100,000 per blocks of 10 games played, up to 40 games. He played 58 NHL games, earning $1M.
Source: La Presse
2000-01 $0 $0 777 -$1,000,000 -100%
Did not play pro hockey
Source: HockeyZonePlus
2001-02 $0 $0 765
Did not play pro hockey
Source: HockeyZonePlus
2002-03 $700,000 $1,051,868 518 $700,000 69999999999900%
Does not include signing bonuses, performance bonuses and deferred payments.
Source: La Presse
2003-04 $500,000 $734,671 599 -$200,000 -29%
2003-09-30 - Minnesota: $500k for 1 year + 1 year option (Minnesota) at $700k
Source: RDS
2004-05 NHL lockout year: Season cancelled - no NHL salary paid.
2005-06 $850,000 $1,176,481 400 $350,000 70%
Never played again in the NHL, playing four more seasons in Switzerland.
Source: La Presse
Career Total: US $13,950,971
(In today's dollars: US $23,637,013)

NHL Rank: 883
(In today's dollars: 736)

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