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Hockey Fortune: $9,029,109

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Brian Bellows’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $9,029,109 (US $20,540,482 in today's dollars), ranking #1317 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: September 1, 1964
Country of birth: Canada
Position: LW
NHL Draft:
Salary History - Brian Bellows
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Earnings
(US$)
In today's
US$
Rank
1981-82 $841 $2,817
Amount in Canadian currency: $1,008.
Had a $42 per week allowance as a player in the Ontario Junior Hockey League.
Source(s): The Sporting News
1982-83 $700,000 $2,210,259
As a second overall pick at the 1982 NHL draft, signed a five-year contract with the Minnesota North Stars for more than $1M overall plus a $500,000 signing bonus.(According to Inside Hockey 1982-83, it was a three-year contract for $500,000.)
Source(s): UPI / La Presse
1983-84 $200,000 $611,847
Source(s): UPI / La Presse
1984-85 $200,000 $586,638
Source(s): UPI / La Presse
1985-86 $200,000 $566,515
Source(s): UPI / La Presse
1986-87 $200,000 $555,971
Source(s): UPI / La Presse
1987-88 $200,000 $536,349
Estimated minimum salary based on documented salaries for 1986-87 and 1989-90.
Source(s): HockeyZonePlus
1988-89 $200,000 $515,305
Estimated minimum salary based on documented salaries for 1986-87 and 1989-90.
Source(s): HockeyZonePlus
1989-90 $300,000 $737,356 59
Source(s): Canadian Press
1990-91 $675,000 $1,574,105 16
One-way contract.
Source(s): The Hockey News / Canadian Press
1991-92 $750,000 $1,677,987 27
1992-93 $1,240,500 $2,693,703 17
Amount in Canadian currency: $1,500,000.
Amount includes salary and any signing bonus paid in 1992-93.
Source(s): The Hockey News
1993-94 $755,625 $1,593,790 107
Amount in Canadian currency: $975,000.
1994-95 $557,143 $1,145,334 111
Because of the lockout, his NHL salary of $975,000 was prorated for the 48-game season.
Source(s): Guide Hockey 1995-1996
1995-96 $1,000,000 $1,999,606 133
Source(s): La Presse
1996-97 $1,000,000 $1,942,620 169
Source(s): La Presse / Guide Hockey RDS
1997-98 $50,000 $94,910 716
Played most of the season in Germany, for the Berlin Capitals, for an unknown salary. In March 1998, signed a contract with the Washington Capitals to play the season's final 11 games for $50,000. Also had a clause stipulating that he'd be paid another $50,000 if the team did not re-sign him over the summer. He was re-signed over the summer.
Source(s): Bloomberg News
1998-99 $800,000 $1,495,368 331
Includes base salary, signing bonus, bonuses paid in 1998-99, and deferred income paid in 1998-99. Retired as a player after the season.
Source(s): The Hockey News
Career Total: US $9,029,109
(In today's dollars: US $20,540,482)

NHL Rank: 1317
(In today's dollars: 987)