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NHL Fortune: $13,397,906

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Murray Baron’s net worth / career earnings / salary history. He made US$13,397,906 (US$21,024,231 in today's dollars), ranking #860 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: June 1, 1967
Country of birth: Canada
Position: D
NHL Draft:
  • Year: 1986
  • Round #8
  • Overall Pick: 167
  • 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$)
+/-
(%)
1990-91 $117,192 $231,998 492
Two-way contract: $125,000 in the NHL and $30,000 in the minor leagues. Estimated salary earned based on ratio of NHL/minor league games played = $117,192.
Source: The Hockey News / Canadian Press
1991-92 $250,000 $474,815 234 $132,808 113%
1992-93 $250,000 $460,840 372
Amount includes salary and any signing bonus paid in 1992-93.
Source: The Hockey News / La Presse
1993-94 $325,000 $581,922 358 $75,000 30%
1994-95 $205,714 $358,994 409 -$119,286 -37%
Because of the lockout, his NHL salary of $360,000 was prorated for the 48-game season.
Source: Guide Hockey 1995-1996
1995-96 $725,000 $1,230,663 224 $519,286 252%
Source: La Presse
1996-97 $850,000 $1,401,728 217 $125,000 17%
Source: La Presse / Guide Hockey RDS
1997-98 $875,000 $1,409,964 248 $25,000 3%
Includes base salary, signing bonus and bonuses paid in 1997-98.
Source: The Hockey News
1998-99 $2,600,000 $4,125,612 68 $1,725,000 197%
Includes base salary, signing bonus, bonuses paid in 1998-99, and deferred income paid in 1998-99.
Source: The Hockey News
1999-00 $2,000,000 $3,105,535 119 -$600,000 -23%
Includes base salary, signing/reporting bonus, and deferred income paid in 1999-2000.
Source: The Hockey News / The Sports Forecaster
2000-01 $2,000,000 $3,004,181 133
2001-02 $1,600,000 $2,337,245 213 -$400,000 -20%
2002-03 $1,600,000 $2,300,734 233
Career Earnings: US$13,397,906
(In today's dollars: US$21,024,231)

NHL Rank: 860
(In today's dollars: 744)

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