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Hockey Fortune: $86,417,610

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Eric Staal’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $86,417,610 (US $114,369,840 in today's dollars), ranking #50 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Country of birth: Canada
Position: C
NHL Draft:
Salary History - Eric Staal
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Earnings
(US$)
In today's
US$
Rank
2005-06 $942,000 $1,461,067 364
Source(s): La Presse
2006-07 $4,000,000 $6,010,219 65
Source(s): NHLPA
2007-08 $4,500,000 $6,573,985 67
Source(s): NHLPA
2008-09 $5,000,000 $7,034,371 72
Source(s): NHLPA
2009-10 $6,000,000 $8,471,148 45
Source(s): NHLPA
2010-11 $7,500,000 $10,418,004 18
Source(s): NHLPA
2011-12 $7,750,000 $10,436,005 18
Source(s): NHLPA
2012-13 $4,975,610 $6,564,363 15
Because of the lockout, his NHL salary of $8,500,000 was prorated for the 48-game season.
Source(s): NHLPA
2013-14 $9,250,000 $12,027,065 8
Source(s): NHLPA
2014-15 $9,250,000 $11,835,030 14
Source(s): NHLPA
2015-16 $9,500,000 $12,140,537 10
Source(s): NHLPA
2016-17 $3,500,000 $4,417,108 268
Source(s): NHLPA
2017-18 $3,500,000 $4,325,024 269
Source(s): NHLPA
2018-19 $3,500,000 $4,221,855 299
Source(s): NHLPA
2019-20 $3,500,000 $4,146,718 307
Source(s): NHLPA
2020-21 $3,000,000 $3,511,206 305
Source(s): 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 $3,000,000 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 $0 $0 1320
As free agent, did not sign with any NHL team. On January 13, 2022, signed a Professional try-out contract with the Iowa Wild, in the AHL. On January 23, 2022, after playing 4 games, was released from his tryout. Did not play in the NHL.
Source(s): Iowa Wild
2022-23 $750,000 $776,136 910
On October 21, 2022, as a free agent, signed a one-year, one-way contract with the Florida Panthers for $750,000.
Source(s): The Athletic
Career Total: US $86,417,610
(In today's dollars: US $114,369,840)

NHL Rank: 50
(In today's dollars: 56)