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NHL Fortune: $7,317,500


Rasmus Andersson’s net worth / career earnings / salary history. He made US$7,317,500 (US$7,390,158 in today's dollars), ranking #1258 in NHL / hockey career earnings. He is currently under contract for US$22,250,000 which will bring his hockey fortune to US$29,567,500.

Country of birth: Sweden
Position: D
NHL Draft:
  • Year: 2015
  • Round #2
  • Overall Pick: 53
  • By: Calgary Flames

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
In today's
2017-18 $742,500 $783,514 662
Source: NHLPA
2018-19 $750,000 $772,550 860 $7,500 1%
Source: NHLPA
2019-20 $775,000 $784,094 772 $25,000 3%
In January 2020, signed a 6-year contract extension, starting in 2020-21, with the Calgary Flames for $27.3M: Year 1: $5.05M + $4.05M + $4.55M/season for the last 4 years.
Source: NHLPA / Pierre LeBrun
2020-21 $5,050,000 $5,050,000 127 $4,275,000 552%
Source: Pierre LeBrun / 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 $5,050,000 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$7,317,500
(In today's dollars: US$7,390,158)

NHL Rank: 1258
(In today's dollars: 1447)
Under Contract
2021-22 $4,050,000
Source: Pierre LeBrun
2022-23 $4,550,000
Source: Pierre LeBrun
2023-24 $4,550,000
Source: Pierre LeBrun
2024-25 $4,550,000
Source: Pierre LeBrun
2025-26 $4,550,000
Source: Pierre LeBrun
Under contract for: US$22,250,000

Projected fortune at end of contract: US$29,567,500

Interesting animated bar chart race showing that 36 players and 1 commissioner appeared, in the past 25 years, in the yearly Top Ten NHL/hockey career earnings. Jaromir Jagr is #1 in total hockey earnings since 2002-03 and will be taken over in 2-3 years by Crosby and Ovechkin. How is your 401k/RSSP doing?

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