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NHL Fortune: $2,120,000


Bryan Trottier’s net worth / career earnings / salary history. He made US$2,120,000 (US$4,669,644 in today's dollars), ranking #2336 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: July 17, 1956
Country of birth: Canada
Position: C
NHL Draft:
  • Year: 1974
  • Round #2
  • Overall Pick: 22
  • By: New York Islanders

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
In today's
1977-78 $90,000 $384,085
Source: Globe and Mail
1986-87 $625,000 $1,474,888
Source: Sport Magazine
1989-90 $575,000 $1,199,722 6
Source: Canadian Press
1990-91 $430,000 $851,246 35 -$145,000 -25%
On July 19, 1990, signed a one-year, one-way contract with the Pittsburgh Penguins for $400,000. Bonuses included, in $: $ 25,000 if he scored 25 games during the regular season with $ 1,000 per goal above 25; $ 25,000 if he got 50 assists during the regular season with $ 500 per assist above 50; $ 7,500 if the team finishes 1st overall in the league; $ 5,000 if the team finishes 1st in the division but not first in the league; $ 4,000 if the team finishes second in its division; $ 2,500 if the team finishes 3rd or 4th in its division; $ 2,500 if the team wins the 1st round of the playoffs; an additiona $5,000 if the team wins the second round of the playoffs; an additional $ 7,500 if the team wins the 3rd round of the playoffs; an additional $10,000 if the team wins the Stanley Cup. He did not earn any personal bonuses (goals/passes) but the Penguins finished first in the division and won the Stanley Cup, triggering $ 30,000 in team performance bonuses.
Source: Copy of contract / The Hockey News / Canadian Press
1991-92 $400,000 $759,703 90 -$30,000 -7%
2010-11 $0 $0 819
Through the firm Classic Auctions, sold dozens of items for over $60,000 including two Stanley Cup rings worth $20,000 each.
Source: The Globe and Mail
Career Earnings: US$2,120,000
(In today's dollars: US$4,669,644)

NHL Rank: 2336
(In today's dollars: 1844)

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