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NHL Fortune: $35,524,085

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Kyle Turris’s net worth / career earnings / salary history. He made US$35,524,085 (US$37,671,180 in today's dollars), ranking #312 in NHL / hockey career earnings. He is currently under contract for US$16,200,000 which will bring his hockey fortune to US$51,724,085.

Birthdate: August 14, 1989
Country of birth: Canada
Position: C
NHL Draft:
  • Year: 2007
  • Round #1
  • Overall Pick: 3
  • By: Phoenix Coyotes

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
(US$)
In today's
US$
NHL
Rank
+/-
(US$)
+/-
(%)
2010-11 $787,500 $934,122 527
Source: NHLPA
2011-12 $1,200,000 $1,379,888 419 $412,500 52%
Source: NHLPA
2012-13 $936,585 $1,055,173 369 -$263,415 -22%
Because of the lockout, his NHL salary of $1,600,000 was prorated for the 48-game season.
Source: NHLPA
2013-14 $2,500,000 $2,775,798 313 $1,563,415 167%
Source: NHLPA
2014-15 $3,500,000 $3,824,069 225 $1,000,000 40%
Source: NHLPA
2015-16 $3,500,000 $3,819,551 247
Source: NHLPA
2016-17 $4,000,000 $4,310,820 214 $500,000 14%
Source: NHLPA
2017-18 $4,000,000 $4,220,953 234
Source: NHLPA
2018-19 $6,000,000 $6,180,399 101 $2,000,000 50%
Source: NHLPA
2019-20 $6,000,000 $6,070,406 103
Source: NHLPA
2020-21 $3,100,000 $3,100,000 297 -$2,900,000 -48%
On October 7, 2020, the Nashville Predators bought out the 4 years remaining on his contract, with $24M left to pay, for $16M ($2M per year for the next 8 seasons.) A new free agent, on October 9, 2020, he signed a two-year contract with the Edmonton Oilers for $3.3M ($1.1M + $2.2M). Earned his $1.1M salary plus $2M from the buyout.
Source: Canadian Press / The Tennessean / The Hockey News Yearbook 2020-21
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 $3,100,000 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).
Career Earnings: US$35,524,085
(In today's dollars: US$37,671,180)

NHL Rank: 312
(In today's dollars: 365)
Under Contract
2021-22 $4,200,000
Earning his $2.2M salary plus $2M buyout.
Source: Canadian Press / The Tennessean / The Hockey News Yearbook 2020-21
2022-23 $2,000,000
$2M buyout left to pay.
Source: The Tennessean / The Hockey News Yearbook 2020-21
2023-24 $2,000,000
$2M buyout left to pay.
Source: The Tennessean / The Hockey News Yearbook 2020-21
2024-25 $2,000,000
$2M buyout left to pay.
Source: The Tennessean / The Hockey News Yearbook 2020-21
2025-26 $2,000,000
$2M buyout left to pay.
Source: The Tennessean / The Hockey News Yearbook 2020-21
2026-27 $2,000,000
$2M buyout left to pay.
Source: The Tennessean / The Hockey News Yearbook 2020-21
2027-28 $2,000,000
$2M buyout left to pay.
Source: The Tennessean / The Hockey News Yearbook 2020-21
Under contract for: US$16,200,000

Projected fortune at end of contract: US$51,724,085

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