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Hockey Fortune: $92,463,780

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Claude Giroux’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $92,463,780 (US $112,357,901 in today's dollars), ranking #43 in NHL / hockey career earnings. Currently under contract for US $5,500,000 for a projected hockey fortune of US $97,963,780.

Country of birth: Canada
Position: RW
NHL Draft:
Salary History - Claude Giroux
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Earnings
(US$)
In today's
US$
Rank
2008-09 $850,000 $1,202,949 463
Source(s): NHLPA
2009-10 $850,000 $1,207,211 464
Source(s): NHLPA
2010-11 $765,000 $1,068,951 548
Source(s): NHLPA
2011-12 $2,750,000 $3,725,104 266
Source(s): NHLPA
2012-13 $2,048,780 $2,719,036 185
Because of the lockout, his NHL salary of $3,500,000 was prorated for the 48-game season.
Source(s): NHLPA
2013-14 $5,000,000 $6,539,749 90
Source(s): NHLPA
2014-15 $10,000,000 $12,870,660 8
Prior to the season, signed a eight-year contract with the Philadelphia Flyers for $66.2M.
Source(s): NHLPA / NBC Sports
2015-16 $9,000,000 $11,569,910 13
Source(s): NHLPA
2016-17 $9,000,000 $11,425,774 16
Source(s): NHLPA
2017-18 $9,000,000 $11,187,582 18
Source(s): NHLPA
2018-19 $9,000,000 $10,920,712 19
Source(s): NHLPA
2019-20 $8,000,000 $9,534,538 48
Source(s): NHLPA
2020-21 $7,200,000 $8,476,971 53
Source(s): 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 $7,200,000 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 $5,000,000 $5,621,771 164
Source(s): NHLPA
2022-23 $7,000,000 $7,286,983 63
On July 13, 2022, as a free agent, signed a three-year contract with the Ottawa Senators for $19.5M: $7M + $7M + $5.5M.
Source(s): Pierre LeBrun / NHLPA
2023-24 $7,000,000 $7,000,000 112
Source(s): NHLPA / Pierre LeBrun
Career Total: US $92,463,780
(In today's dollars: US $112,357,901)

NHL Rank: 43
(In today's dollars: 60)
Under Contract
2024-25 $5,500,000
Source(s): Pierre LeBrun
Under contract for: US $5,500,000

Projected fortune at end of contract: US $97,963,780