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NHL Fortune: $7,492,366

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Arron Asham’s net worth / career earnings / salary history. He made US$7,492,366 (US$9,738,487 in today's dollars), ranking #1242 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: April 13, 1978
Country of birth: Canada
Position: RW
NHL Draft:
  • Year: 1996
  • Round #3
  • Overall Pick: 71
  • By: Montreal Canadiens

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
(US$)
In today's
US$
NHL
Rank
+/-
(US$)
+/-
(%)
1996-97 $366,500 $604,392 659
Contract in Canadian currency: $500,000. After being drafted 71st overall in the NHL by Montreal, signed a contract with a CAN$500,000 signing bonus.
Source: Etienne Drapeau on Drette su'l Tape podcast
1998-99 $410,000 $650,577 594
1999-00 $325,000 $504,649 732 -$85,000 -21%
Source: The Sports Forecaster
2000-01 $350,000 $525,732 732 $25,000 8%
2002-03 $423,500 $608,975 701
2005-06 $627,000 $830,456 480
2006-07 $950,000 $1,218,944 376 $323,000 52%
Source: NHLPA
2007-08 $700,000 $873,261 510 -$250,000 -26%
Source: NHLPA
2008-09 $640,000 $768,892 584 -$60,000 -9%
Source: NHLPA
2009-10 $640,000 $771,616 575
Source: NHLPA
2010-11 $700,000 $830,331 580 $60,000 9%
Source: NHLPA
2011-12 $775,000 $891,178 598 $75,000 11%
Source: NHLPA
2012-13 $585,366 $659,483 453 -$189,634 -24%
Because of the lockout, his NHL salary of $1,000,000 was prorated for the 48-game season.
Source: NHLPA
Career Earnings: US$7,492,366
(In today's dollars: US$9,738,487)

NHL Rank: 1242
(In today's dollars: 1236)

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