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NHL Fortune: $6,663,159

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Shawn Burr’s net worth / career earnings / salary history. He made US$6,663,159 (US$11,256,140 in today's dollars), ranking #1345 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: July 1, 1966
Country of birth: Canada
Position: LW
NHL Draft:
  • Year: 1984
  • Round #1
  • Overall Pick: 7
  • By: Detroit Red Wings

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
(US$)
In today's
US$
NHL
Rank
+/-
(US$)
+/-
(%)
1989-90 $180,000 $375,565 229
Source: Canadian Press
1990-91 $200,000 $395,928 245 $20,000 11%
One-way contract.
Source: The Hockey News / Canadian Press
1991-92 $435,000 $826,177 83 $235,000 118%
1992-93 $365,000 $672,826 206 -$70,000 -16%
Amount includes salary and any signing bonus paid in 1992-93.
Source: The Hockey News / La Presse
1993-94 $485,000 $868,407 214 $120,000 33%
1994-95 $371,429 $648,183 197 -$113,571 -23%
Because of the lockout, his NHL salary of $650,000 was prorated for the 48-game season.
Source: Guide Hockey 1995-1996
1995-96 $750,000 $1,273,100 202 $378,571 102%
Source: La Presse
1996-97 $850,000 $1,401,728 217 $100,000 13%
Source: La Presse / Guide Hockey RDS
1997-98 $850,000 $1,369,680 259
Includes base salary, signing bonus and bonuses paid in 1997-98.
Source: The Hockey News
1998-99 $1,311,222 $2,080,613 189 $461,222 54%
Includes base salary, signing bonus, bonuses paid in 1998-99, and deferred income paid in 1998-99.
Source: The Hockey News
1999-00 $865,508 $1,343,933 333 -$445,714 -34%
Includes base salary, signing/reporting bonus, and deferred income paid in 1999-2000.
Source: The Hockey News
Career Earnings: US$6,663,159
(In today's dollars: US$11,256,140)

NHL Rank: 1345
(In today's dollars: 1134)

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