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NHL Fortune: $3,241,000


Nikolay Goldobin’s net worth / earnings / salary history. He made US$3,241,000 (US$3,471,715 in today's dollars), ranking #2020 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: October 7, 1995
Country of birth: Russia
Position: RW
NHL Draft:
  • Year: 2014
  • Round #1
  • Overall Pick: 27
  • By: San Jose Sharks

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
In today's
2017-18 $832,500 $918,019 596
Source: NHLPA
2018-19 $832,500 $896,120 753
Source: NHLPA
2019-20 $900,000 $951,537 679 $67,500 8%
On September 4, 2019, signed a one-year, one-way contract with the Vancouver Canucks for US $900,000.
Source: Sportsnet
2020-21 $676,000 $706,039 1127 -$224,000 -25%
Earned 50 million rubles as base salary with Moscow Dynamo and Magnitogorsk Metallurg in the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL). Might have also earned bonuses. Based on the 2020-21 mid-season exchange rate of 74 rubles per $US.
Source: Russian website Sport Express
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 $676,000 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).
Career Total: US$3,241,000
(In today's dollars: US$3,471,715)

NHL Rank: 2020
(In today's dollars: 2261)

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