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Hockey Fortune: $65,285,000

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Evgeny Kuznetsov’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $65,285,000 (US $76,692,004 in today's dollars), ranking #115 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: May 19, 1992
Country of birth: Russia
Position: C
NHL Draft:
Salary History - Evgeny Kuznetsov
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Earnings
(US$)
In today's
US$
Rank
2013-14 $3,985,000 $5,212,180 187
He played the whole Kontinental Hockey League season with Chelyabinsk Traktor and then, in early March 2014, he signed an entry-level contract with the Washington Capitals and joined the team to finish the NHL season. He therefore earned his KHL salary of $3.8M plus $900,000 prorated for the 17 NHL games he played (about $185,000).
Source(s): Sports.ru / CapitalsToday
2014-15 $900,000 $1,158,359 562
Source(s): NHLPA
2015-16 $2,600,000 $3,342,418 315
Source(s): NHLPA
2016-17 $3,400,000 $4,316,403 283
Source(s): NHLPA
2017-18 $10,000,000 $12,430,646 8
On July 2, 2017, signed a eight-year contract with the Washington Capitals for $62.4M.
Source(s): NHLPA / NBC Sports
2018-19 $10,000,000 $12,134,124 9
Source(s): NHLPA
2019-20 $8,400,000 $10,011,265 45
Source(s): NHLPA
2020-21 $5,000,000 $5,886,785 127
Source(s): NHLPA
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 $5,000,000 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).
2021-22 $8,000,000 $8,994,834 36
Source(s): NHLPA
2022-23 $5,000,000 $5,204,988 175
Source(s): NHLPA
2023-24 $8,000,000 $8,000,000 68
Source(s): NHLPA
Career Total: US $65,285,000
(In today's dollars: US $76,692,004)

NHL Rank: 115
(In today's dollars: 169)