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NHL Fortune: $32,172,143

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Alexei Zhitnik’s net worth / career earnings / salary history. He made US$32,172,143 (US$46,236,842 in today's dollars), ranking #364 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Country of birth: Ukraine
Position: D
NHL Draft:
  • Year: 1991
  • Round #4
  • Overall Pick: 81
  • By: Los Angeles Kings

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
(US$)
In today's
US$
NHL
Rank
+/-
(US$)
+/-
(%)
1993-94 $400,000 $716,212 268
1994-95 $257,143 $448,742 307 -$142,857 -36%
Because of the lockout, his NHL salary of $450,000 was prorated for the 48-game season.
Source: Guide Hockey 1995-1996
1995-96 $450,000 $763,860 376 $192,857 75%
Source: La Presse
1996-97 $1,000,000 $1,649,091 168 $550,000 122%
Source: La Presse / Guide Hockey RDS
1997-98 $1,500,000 $2,417,082 129 $500,000 50%
Includes base salary, signing bonus and bonuses paid in 1997-98.
Source: The Hockey News
1998-99 $2,500,000 $3,966,935 73 $1,000,000 67%
Includes base salary, signing bonus, bonuses paid in 1998-99, and deferred income paid in 1998-99.
Source: The Hockey News
1999-00 $2,500,000 $3,881,919 84
Includes base salary, signing/reporting bonus, and deferred income paid in 1999-2000.
Source: The Hockey News / The Sports Forecaster
2000-01 $2,500,000 $3,755,226 87
2001-02 $3,250,000 $4,747,529 76 $750,000 30%
2002-03 $3,550,000 $5,104,753 78 $300,000 9%
2003-04 $3,750,000 $5,272,750 86 $200,000 6%
2004-05 NHL lockout year: Season cancelled - no NHL salary paid.
2005-06 $3,515,000 $4,655,589 55
2006-07 $3,500,000 $4,490,848 87 -$15,000 0%
Source: NHLPA
2007-08 $3,500,000 $4,366,307 106
Source: NHLPA
Career Earnings: US$32,172,143
(In today's dollars: US$46,236,842)

NHL Rank: 364
(In today's dollars: 264)

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