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Hockey Fortune: $15,676,426

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Joe Murphy’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $15,676,426 (US $30,826,356 in today's dollars), ranking #927 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: October 16, 1967
Country of birth: Canada
Position: C
NHL Draft:
Salary History - Joe Murphy
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Earnings
(US$)
In today's
US$
Rank
1986-87 $300,000 $833,957
In August 1986, signed a four-year contract with the Detroit Red Wings worth more than $900,000 which included a $100,000 signing bonus. Earned a salary of $200,000 plus his $100,000 signing bonus.
Source(s): Book: Finding Murph / The Sporting News
1987-88 $200,000 $536,349
Source(s): Book: Finding Murph / The Sporting News
1988-89 $200,000 $515,305
Source(s): Book: Finding Murph / The Sporting News
1989-90 $225,000 $553,017 139
Source(s): Canadian Press
1990-91 $250,000 $583,002 145
One-way contract.
Source(s): The Hockey News / Canadian Press
1991-92 $292,455 $654,314 188
Amount in Canadian currency: $335,000.
Prior to the season, signed a one-year contract with the Edmonton Oilers for C $335,000.
Source(s): Book: Finding Murph
1992-93 $187,500 $407,150 562
Prior to the season, turned down a three-year contract offer from the Edmonton Oilers for $1.5M, wanting to earn $1M per season, and went back home. On February 24, 1993, he was traded to Chicago and signed a four-year contract for $750,000 per year the first three seasons and $800,000 in 1995-96. Played 19 games in the rest of the season, earning an approximate pro-rated salary of $187,500.
Source(s): Book: Finding Murph
1993-94 $750,000 $1,581,926 109
Source(s): Book: Finding Murph
1994-95 $428,571 $881,026 159
Because of the lockout, his NHL salary of $750,000 was prorated for the 48-game season.
Source(s): Guide Hockey 1995-1996 /
1995-96 $842,900 $1,685,468 183
Source(s): Book: Finding Murph / La Presse
1996-97 $2,800,000 $5,439,337 30
Prior to the season, as a free agent, signed a three-year contract with the St. Louis Blues for $10M.
Source(s): Book: Finding Murph / La Presse / Guide Hockey RDS
1997-98 $3,400,000 $6,453,900 25
Includes base salary, signing bonus and bonuses paid in 1997-98.
Source(s): The Hockey News / Book: Finding Murph
1998-99 $3,800,000 $7,103,000 31
Includes base salary, signing bonus, bonuses paid in 1998-99, and deferred income paid in 1998-99.
Source(s): The Hockey News / Book: Finding Murph
1999-00 $1,000,000 $1,829,151 265
On November 12, 1999, as a free agent, signed a one-year contract with the Boston Bruins for $1M.
Source(s): The Sports Forecaster / Book: Finding Murph
2000-01 $1,000,000 $1,769,454 296
Prior to the season, signed a one-year contract with the Washington Capitals for $1M. Includes base salary, bonuses paid in 2000-01, and deferred income paid in 2000-01. Retired from pro-hockey after the season.
Source(s): The Hockey News / The Hockey News Ultimate Fantasy Guide 2000-01 / Book: Finding Murph
Career Total: US $15,676,426
(In today's dollars: US $30,826,356)

NHL Rank: 927
(In today's dollars: 707)