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NHL Fortune: $1,778,000


Blair Atcheynum’s net worth / earnings / salary history. He made US$1,778,000 (US$2,771,855 in today's dollars), ranking #2485 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

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Season   Salary
In today's
1990-91 $28,000 $55,430 804
Two-way contract: $105,000 in the NHL and $28,000 in the minor leagues. Plus bonus for games played: $5,000 at 120 games and an additional $5,000 at 160 games. He played in the AHL, earning a minor league salary. He played 130 NHL games between 1992 and 1999 and 177 NHL games between 1992 and 200 and possibly, although unlikely given the timeframe, earned both bonuses depending on the terms of the contract.
Source: The Hockey News
1997-98 $300,000 $483,416 642
Includes base salary, signing bonus and bonuses paid in 1997-98.
Source: The Hockey News
1998-99 $350,000 $555,371 662 $50,000 17%
Includes base salary, signing bonus, bonuses paid in 1998-99, and deferred income paid in 1998-99.
Source: The Hockey News
1999-00 $500,000 $776,384 553 $150,000 43%
Includes base salary, signing/reporting bonus, and deferred income paid in 1999-2000.
Source: The Hockey News / The Sports Forecaster
2000-01 $600,000 $901,254 503 $100,000 20%

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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 fortunes accumulated. 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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