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NHL Fortune: $42,138,415

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Simon Gagne’s net worth / earnings / salary history. He made US $42,138,415 (US $55,414,812 in today's dollars), ranking #264 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: February 29, 1980
Country of birth: Canada
Position: LW
NHL Draft:
  • Year: 1998
  • Round #1
  • Overall Pick: 22
  • By: Philadelphia Flyers

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
(US$)
In today's
US$
NHL
Rank
+/-
(US$)
+/-
(%)
1999-00 $975,000 $1,582,078 287
His first year in the NHL. Includes base salary, signing/reporting bonus, and deferred income paid in 1999-2000.
Source: The Hockey News / Philadelphia Enquirer / The Sports Forecaster
2000-01 $975,000 $1,530,444 317
Includes base salary, bonuses paid in 2000-01, and deferred income paid in 2000-01.
Source: The Hockey News / Philadelphia Enquirer / The Hockey News Ultimate Fantasy Guide 2000-01
2001-02 $975,000 $1,488,352 365
Source: Philadelphia Enquirer
2002-03 $2,100,000 $3,155,604 187 $1,125,000 115%
Does not include signing bonuses, performance bonuses and deferred payments.
Source: La Presse
2003-04 $2,600,000 $3,820,287 161 $500,000 24%
2004-05 NHL lockout year: Season cancelled - no NHL salary paid.
2005-06 $2,000,000 $2,768,191 155 -$600,000 -23%
Source: La Presse
2006-07 $5,250,000 $7,039,412 32 $3,250,000 163%
Source: NHLPA
2007-08 $5,250,000 $6,844,193 50
Source: NHLPA
2008-09 $5,250,000 $6,591,152 66
Source: NHLPA
2009-10 $5,250,000 $6,614,501 71
Source: NHLPA
2010-11 $5,250,000 $6,507,727 71
Source: NHLPA
2011-12 $4,500,000 $5,407,442 108 -$750,000 -14%
Source: NHLPA
2012-13 $1,463,415 $1,722,902 285 -$3,036,585 -67%
Because of the lockout, his NHL salary of $2,500,000 was prorated for the 48-game season.
Source: NHLPA
2013-14 $0 $0 870 -$1,463,415 -100%
Elected not to play that season.
Source: HockeyZonePlus
2014-15 $300,000 $342,528 780 $300,000 29999999999999900%
Retired as a pro hockey player in the middle of the season, after the death of his father. Earned a pro-rated salary of about half his $600,000 contract for the season.
Source: NHLPA / Simon Gagne on the podcast Drette su'l tape
Career Total: US $42,138,415
(In today's dollars: US $55,414,812)

NHL Rank: 264
(In today's dollars: 231)

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