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Hockey Fortune: $5,401,333

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Byron Froese’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $5,401,333 (US $6,224,015 in today's dollars), ranking #1745 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: March 12, 1991
Country of birth: Canada
Position: C
NHL Draft:
Salary History - Byron Froese
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Earnings
(US$)
In today's
US$
Rank
2015-16 $542,333 $697,194 772
Signed a two-year, two-way, contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs for $575,000 in the NHL and $85,000 in the AHL. Played 56 NHL and 4 AHL games, earning a pro-rated salary of $542,333.
Source(s): PennLive / NHLPA
2016-17 $134,000 $170,117 807
Played 6 NHL and 54 AHL games, earning a pro-rated salary of $134,000.
Source(s): PennLive
2017-18 $650,000 $807,992 750
$650,000 was his NHL contract. Played 48 NHL and 13 AHL games, likely earning a bit less as he probably had a two-way contract.
Source(s): NHLPA
2018-19 $650,000 $788,718 988
$650,000 was his NHL contract. Played the whole season in the AHL, likely earning much less assuming that he had a two-way contract.
Source(s): NHLPA
2019-20 $450,000 $536,318 947
Prior to the season, as a free agent, signed a one-year, two-way, contract with the Calgary Flames for $700,000 in the NHL and $450,000 in the AHL. Played the whole season in the AHL, earning $450,000.
Source(s): Howlings / The Tennesean
2020-21 $700,000 $824,150 909
On October 9, 2020, as a free agent, signed a two-year contract with the Calgary Flames for $1.45M: $700k + $750k.
Source(s): NBC Sports / NHLPA
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 $700,000 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 $750,000 $843,266 879
Source(s): NBC Sports / NHLPA
2022-23 $762,500 $793,761 889
On July 13, 2022, as a free agent, signed a two-year contract with the Vegas Golden Knights for $1.525M.
Source(s): NBC Sports
2023-24 $762,500 $762,500 1012
Source(s): NBC Sports
Career Total: US $5,401,333
(In today's dollars: US $6,224,015)

NHL Rank: 1745
(In today's dollars: 1991)