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NHL Fortune: $7,314,500

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Markus Granlund’s net worth / earnings / salary history. He made US$7,314,500 (US$7,801,152 in today's dollars), ranking #1327 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: April 16, 1993
Country of birth: Finland
Position: C
NHL Draft:
  • Year: 2011
  • Round #2
  • Overall Pick: 45
  • By: Calgary Flames

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
(US$)
In today's
US$
NHL
Rank
+/-
(US$)
+/-
(%)
2014-15 $767,500 $868,843 625
Source: NHLPA
2016-17 $850,000 $949,127 601
Source: NHLPA
2017-18 $950,000 $1,038,675 483 $100,000 12%
Source: NHLPA
2018-19 $1,475,000 $1,574,211 496 $525,000 55%
Source: NHLPA
2019-20 $1,300,000 $1,362,747 523 -$175,000 -12%
Prior to the season, as a free agent, signed a one-year contract with the Edmonton Oilers for $1.3M.
Source: NHLPA
2020-21 $1,000,000 $1,035,549 535 -$300,000 -23%
On June 29, 2020, signed a 2-year contract with Salavat Yulaev of the Kontinental Hockey League for 70 million rubles ($1M based on the 2020 exchange rate of 70 rubles per $), including bonuses.
Source: GorObzor.ru
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 $1,000,000 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).
2021-22 $972,000 $972,000 561 -$28,000 -3%
70 million rubles as base salary with Ufa Salavat Yulayev in the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL). Does not include bonuses. Based on the summer 2021 exchange rate of 72 rubles per $US.
Source: Russian website Sport Express
Career Total: US$7,314,500
(In today's dollars: US$7,801,152)

NHL Rank: 1327
(In today's dollars: 1498)

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