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NHL Fortune: $44,553,780

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Alex Tanguay’s net worth / earnings / salary history. He made US $44,553,780 (US $57,010,817 in today's dollars), ranking #230 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Country of birth: Canada
Position: LW
NHL Draft:
  • Year: 1998
  • Round #1
  • Overall Pick: 12
  • By: Colorado Avalanche

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
(US$)
In today's
US$
NHL
Rank
+/-
(US$)
+/-
(%)
1999-00 $975,000 $1,582,078 287
His first season in the NHL. Includes base salary, signing/reporting bonus, and deferred income paid in 1999-2000.
Source: The Hockey News / The Sports Forecaster
2000-01 $975,000 $1,530,444 317
Includes base salary, bonuses paid in 2000-01, and deferred income paid in 2000-01.
Source: The Hockey News / The Hockey News Ultimate Fantasy Guide 2000-01
2001-02 $975,000 $1,488,352 365
2002-03 $900,000 $1,352,402 426 -$75,000 -8%
Does not include signing bonuses, performance bonuses and deferred payments.
Source: La Presse
2003-04 $1,500,000 $2,204,012 272 $600,000 67%
2004-05 NHL lockout year: Season cancelled - no NHL salary paid.
2005-06 $3,230,000 $4,470,628 77 $1,730,000 115%
Source: La Presse
2006-07 $5,000,000 $6,704,202 35 $1,770,000 55%
Source: NHLPA
2007-08 $5,375,000 $7,007,150 48 $375,000 8%
Source: NHLPA
2008-09 $5,375,000 $6,748,084 64
Source: NHLPA
2009-10 $2,500,000 $3,149,762 243 -$2,875,000 -53%
Source: NHLPA
2010-11 $1,700,000 $2,107,264 325 -$800,000 -32%
Source: NHLPA
2011-12 $3,500,000 $4,205,788 189 $1,800,000 106%
Source: NHLPA
2012-13 $2,048,780 $2,412,062 185 -$1,451,220 -41%
Because of the lockout, his NHL salary of $3,500,000 was prorated for the 48-game season.
Source: NHLPA
2013-14 $3,500,000 $4,060,998 208 $1,451,220 71%
Source: NHLPA
2014-15 $3,500,000 $3,996,156 228
Source: NHLPA
2015-16 $3,500,000 $3,991,435 249
Source: NHLPA
Career Total: US $44,553,780
(In today's dollars: US $57,010,817)

NHL Rank: 230
(In today's dollars: 213)

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