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Hockey Fortune: $32,366,013

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Nikolay Kulemin’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $32,366,013 (US $41,714,960 in today's dollars), ranking #483 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: July 14, 1986
Country of birth: Russia
Position: F
NHL Draft:
Salary History - Nikolay Kulemin
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Earnings
(US$)
In today's
US$
Rank
2008-09 $850,000 $1,202,949 463
Source(s): NHLPA
2009-10 $850,000 $1,207,211 464
Source(s): NHLPA
2010-11 $2,500,000 $3,493,305 249
Source(s): NHLPA
2011-12 $2,200,000 $2,980,084 320
Source(s): NHLPA
2012-13 $1,521,951 $2,019,855 283
Because of the lockout, his NHL salary of $2,600,000 was prorated for the 48-game season.
Source(s): NHLPA
2013-14 $3,000,000 $3,923,850 266
Source(s): NHLPA
2014-15 $3,000,000 $3,861,198 276
Source(s): NHLPA
2015-16 $4,250,000 $5,463,568 184
Source(s): NHLPA
2016-17 $4,250,000 $5,395,504 197
Source(s): NHLPA
2017-18 $5,250,000 $6,526,089 142
Source(s): NHLPA
2018-19 $2,578,125 $3,128,329 377
Earned 165 million rubles as base salary with Magnitogorsk Metallurg in the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL). Might have also earned bonuses. Based on the 2019 exchange rate of 64 rubles per $.
Source(s): Russian website Sport Express
2019-20 $1,507,937 $1,797,185 489
Earned 95 million rubles as base salary with Magnitogorsk Metallurg in the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL). Might have also earned bonuses. Based on the 2020 exchange rate of 63 rubles per $. (According to Russian sports news site Sportfakt, he earned a base salary of $2.5M.)
Source(s): Russian website Sport Express
2020-21 $608,000 $715,833 1140
Earned 45 million rubles as base salary with Magnitogorsk Metallurg 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(s): 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 $608,000 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).
Career Total: US $32,366,013
(In today's dollars: US $41,714,960)

NHL Rank: 483
(In today's dollars: 501)