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NHL Fortune: $25,006,000

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Peter Laviolette’s net worth / earnings / salary history. He made US$25,006,000 (US$26,850,961 in today's dollars), ranking #553 in NHL / hockey career earnings. He is currently under contract for US$4,900,000 which will bring his hockey fortune to US$29,906,000.

Birthdate: December 7, 1964

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
(US$)
In today's
US$
NHL
Rank
+/-
(US$)
+/-
(%)
1990-91 $50,000 $103,436 638
Two-way contract: $145,000 in the NHL and $50,000 in the minor leagues. He played in the AHL, earning a minor league salary.
Source: The Hockey News
1992-93 $156,000 $300,505 723
Source: La Presse
2014-15 $2,000,000 $2,283,518 353
As coact of the Nashville Predators.
Source: SportNet
2015-16 $2,000,000 $2,280,820 360
As coact of the Nashville Predators. Estimated minimum salary based on documented salaries for 2014-15 and 2019-20.
Source: HockeyZonePlus
2016-17 $2,000,000 $2,252,406 377
As coact of the Nashville Predators. Estimated minimum salary based on documented salaries for 2014-15 and 2019-20.
Source: HockeyZonePlus
2017-18 $2,000,000 $2,205,450 365
As coact of the Nashville Predators. Estimated minimum salary based on documented salaries for 2014-15 and 2019-20.
Source: HockeyZonePlus
2018-19 $2,000,000 $2,152,841 426
As coact of the Nashville Predators. Estimated minimum salary based on documented salaries for 2014-15 and 2019-20.
Source: HockeyZonePlus
2019-20 $2,500,000 $2,643,159 390 $500,000 25%
As coact of the Nashville Predators. Was fired in January 2020 but had a guaranteed contract until the end of the 2020-21 season.
Source: CBSSports / Pierre LeBrun
2020-21 $7,400,000 $7,728,825 50 $4,900,000 196%
On September 15, 2020, signed a 3-year contract as coach of the Washington Capitals for $4.9M per year. He was still owed $2.5M for the 2020-21 season by the Nashville Predators, with his guaranteed contract, and the Capitals are picking up the tab. Earning for 2020-21 include his salary of about $5M plus the $2.5M guaranteed from the previous contract.
Source: The Hockey News / Pierre LeBrun / CBSSports
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 $7,400,000 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 $4,900,000 $4,900,000 190 -$2,500,000 -34%
As coach of the Washington Capitals
Source: The Hockey News / Pierre LeBrun
Career Total: US$25,006,000
(In today's dollars: US$26,850,961)

NHL Rank: 553
(In today's dollars: 654)
Under Contract
2022-23 $4,900,000
As coach of the Washington Capitals
Source: The Hockey News / Pierre LeBrun
Under contract for: US$4,900,000

Projected fortune at end of contract: US$29,906,000

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