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NHL Fortune: $5,232,690

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Kris King’s net worth / earnings / salary history. He made US $5,232,690 (US $9,069,193 in today's dollars), ranking #1611 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: February 18, 1966
Country of birth: Canada
Position: LW
NHL Draft:
  • Year: 1984
  • Round #4
  • Overall Pick: 80
  • By: Washington Capitals

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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 $130,000 $283,448 371
Source: Canadian Press
1990-91 $150,000 $310,309 386 $20,000 15%
Two-way contract: $150,000 in the NHL and $35,000 in the minor leagues. Plus bonus for games played: $10,000 at 150 games. He played in the NHL only, earning a full NHL salary. He played 151 NHL games between 1990 and 1992, earning the bonus.
Source: The Hockey News / Canadian Press
1991-92 $225,000 $446,564 288 $75,000 50%
1992-93 $250,000 $481,578 375 $25,000 11%
Amount includes salary and any signing bonus paid in 1992-93.
Source: The Hockey News / La Presse
1993-94 $300,000 $561,332 397 $50,000 20%
1994-95 $185,714 $338,676 441 -$114,286 -38%
Because of the lockout, his NHL salary of $325,000 was prorated for the 48-game season.
Source: Guide Hockey 1995-1996
1995-96 $450,000 $798,235 384 $264,286 142%
Source: La Presse
1996-97 $475,000 $818,569 468 $25,000 6%
Source: La Presse / Guide Hockey RDS
1997-98 $728,609 $1,226,906 326 $253,609 53%
Includes base salary, signing bonus and bonuses paid in 1997-98.
Source: The Hockey News
1998-99 $930,612 $1,543,123 267 $202,003 28%
Includes base salary, signing bonus, bonuses paid in 1998-99, and deferred income paid in 1998-99.
Source: The Hockey News
1999-00 $957,755 $1,554,095 298 $27,143 3%
Includes base salary, signing/reporting bonus, and deferred income paid in 1999-2000.
Source: The Hockey News
2000-01 $450,000 $706,359 627 -$507,755 -53%
Includes base salary, bonuses paid in 2000-01, and deferred income paid in 2000-01. Retired as a pro-hockey player after the season.
Source: The Hockey News
Career Total: US $5,232,690
(In today's dollars: US $9,069,193)

NHL Rank: 1611
(In today's dollars: 1386)

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