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NHL Fortune: $20,221,682

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Sean Avery’s net worth / earnings / salary history. He made US $20,221,682 (US $25,677,120 in today's dollars), ranking #675 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
(US$)
In today's
US$
NHL
Rank
+/-
(US$)
+/-
(%)
2000-01 $173,500 $272,341 767
Signed a three-year, two way contract with the Detroit Red Wings for a $125,000 signing bonus and $1.275M overall in the NHL or $48,500 in the AHL. He played the whole season in the AHL earning his signing bonus of $125,000 and $48,500 AHL salary.
Source: The Players' Tribune / Book: Ice Capades
2001-02 $236,750 $361,402 757 $63,250 36%
Played 36 NHL and 36 AHL games, earning a pro rated salary of $236,750.
Source: The Players' Tribune
2002-03 $339,432 $510,054 739 $102,682 43%
Had a NHL salary of $400,000. With a two-way contract, played 51 NHL and 15 AHL games, earning a pro rated salary of $339,432.
Source: The Players' Tribune / La Presse
2003-04 $440,000 $646,510 674 $100,568 30%
Source: Book: Ice Capades
2004-05 NHL lockout year: Season cancelled - no NHL salary paid.
2005-06 $532,000 $736,339 555 $92,000 21%
Source: Book: Ice Capades / La Presse
2006-07 $1,100,000 $1,474,924 340 $568,000 107%
Source: NHLPA / Book: Ice Capades
2007-08 $1,900,000 $2,476,946 245 $800,000 73%
(According to the book Ice Capades, he earned $1.8M)
Source: NHLPA
2008-09 $3,500,000 $4,394,101 145 $1,600,000 84%
Signed a four-year contract with the Dallas Stars for $15.5M ($3.5M the first year and $4M each of the following 3 years)
Source: NHL.com / ESPN / The Hockey News / Book: Ice Capades
2009-10 $4,000,000 $5,039,620 120 $500,000 14%
Source: NHLPA / NHL.com / ESPN / The Hockey News
2010-11 $4,000,000 $4,958,268 120
Source: NHLPA / NHL.com / ESPN / The Hockey News
2011-12 $4,000,000 $4,806,615 141
He retired from pro hockey after the season.
Source: NHL.com / ESPN / The Hockey News / Book: Ice Capades
Career Total: US $20,221,682
(In today's dollars: US $25,677,120)

NHL Rank: 675
(In today's dollars: 693)

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