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NHL Fortune: $6,626,300

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Linden Vey’s net worth / earnings / salary history. He made US$6,626,300 (US$7,226,799 in today's dollars), ranking #1419 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: July 17, 1991
Country of birth: Canada
Position: RW
NHL Draft:
  • Year: 2009
  • Round #4
  • Overall Pick: 96
  • By: Los Angeles Kings

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
(US$)
In today's
US$
NHL
Rank
+/-
(US$)
+/-
(%)
2011-12 $790,000 $941,229 582
Source: NHLPA
2012-13 $462,439 $539,804 617 -$327,561 -41%
Because of the lockout, his NHL salary of $790,000 was prorated for the 48-game season.
Source: NHLPA
2013-14 $790,000 $908,826 677 $327,561 71%
Source: NHLPA
2014-15 $735,000 $832,052 644 -$55,000 -7%
Source: NHLPA
2018-19 $1,093,750 $1,167,317 556
Earned 70 million rubles as base salary with CSKA Moscow in the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL). Might have also earned bonuses. Based on the 2019 exchange rate of 64 rubles per $.
Source: Russian website Sport Express
2019-20 $1,111,111 $1,164,741 558 $17,361 2%
Earned 70 million rubles as base salary with CSKA Moscow in the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL). Might have also earned bonuses. Based on the 2020 exchange rate of 63 rubles per $. (According to Russian sports news site Sportfakt, he earned a base salary of $1M.)
Source: Russian website Sport Express
2020-21 $811,000 $839,830 746 -$300,111 -27%
Earned 60 million rubles as base salary with St. Petersburg SKA in the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL). Might have also earned bonuses. Based on the 2020-21 mid-season exchange rate of 74 rubles per $US.
Source: Russian website Sport Express
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 $811,000 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 $833,000 $833,000 724 $22,000 3%
60 million rubles as base salary with St. Petersburg SKA in the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL). Does not include bonuses. Based on the summer 2021 exchange rate of 72 rubles per $US.
Source: Russian website Sport Express
Career Total: US$6,626,300
(In today's dollars: US$7,226,799)

NHL Rank: 1419
(In today's dollars: 1565)

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