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NHL Fortune: $21,202,500

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Jake Guentzel’s net worth / earnings / salary history. He made US $21,202,500 (US $22,046,602 in today's dollars), ranking #660 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Country of birth: USA
Position: C
NHL Draft:
  • Year: 2013
  • Round #3
  • Overall Pick: 77
  • By: Pittsburgh Penguins

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
(US$)
In today's
US$
NHL
Rank
+/-
(US$)
+/-
(%)
2016-17 $667,500 $751,741 704
Source: NHLPA
2017-18 $742,500 $818,773 669 $75,000 11%
Source: NHLPA
2018-19 $792,500 $853,063 853 $50,000 7%
Source: NHLPA
2019-20 $7,000,000 $7,400,845 69 $6,207,500 783%
Source: NHLPA
2020-21 $5,000,000 $5,222,179 127 -$2,000,000 -29%
Source: 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 $5,000,000 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 $7,000,000 $7,000,000 67 $2,000,000 40%
Source: NHLPA
Career Total: US $21,202,500
(In today's dollars: US $22,046,602)

NHL Rank: 660
(In today's dollars: 786)

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