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NHL Fortune: $87,555


Shawn Byram’s net worth / earnings / salary history. He made US $87,555 (US $174,820 in today's dollars), ranking #5212 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Country of birth: Canada
Position: LW
NHL Draft:
  • Year: 1986
  • Round #4
  • Overall Pick: 80
  • By: New York Islanders

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
In today's
1990-91 $31,591 $65,353 748
Two-way contract: $95,000 in the NHL and $27,500 in the minor leagues. Plus bonus for games played: $5,000 at 200 games. Played 4 NHL and 62 AHL games, earning an estimated pro-rated salary of $31,591. He played 5 NHL games in career and did not earn the bonus.
Source: The Hockey News
1991-92 $28,464 $56,493 614 -$3,127 -10%
Played 1 NHL and 69 AHL games. Assuming the same contract as in 1990-91, he earned a pro-rated salary of $28,464. Never played in the NHL again.
Source: HockeyZonePlus
1992-93 $27,500 $52,974 1090 -$964 -3%
Had a contract for $160,000 in the NHL but played the whole season in the IHL with a salary assumed to be similar to the documented AHL salary in 1990-91.
Source: La Presse / HockeyZonePlus
Career Total: US $87,555
(In today's dollars: US $174,820)

NHL Rank: 5212
(In today's dollars: 5430)

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