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Hockey Fortune: $53,432,145

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Derian Hatcher’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $53,432,145 (US $88,251,453 in today's dollars), ranking #197 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: June 4, 1972
Country of birth: USA
Position: D
NHL Draft:
Salary History - Derian Hatcher
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Earnings
(US$)
In today's
US$
Rank
1990-91 $30,000 $69,960 773
Two-way contract: $135,000 in the NHL and $30,000 in the minor leagues. Plus bonus for games played: $10,000 at 40 games and an additional $10,000 at 80 games. He played in the OHLL, earning a minor league salary. He played 43 NHL games between in 1991-92 and 110 NHL games between 1991 and 1993 and possibly earned both bonuses depending on the terms of the contract.
Source(s): The Hockey News
1991-92 $175,000 $391,530 394
1992-93 $190,000 $412,578 546
Amount includes salary and any signing bonus paid in 1992-93.
Source(s): The Hockey News / La Presse
1993-94 $700,000 $1,476,464 121
1994-95 $457,143 $939,761 143
Because of the lockout, his NHL salary of $800,000 was prorated for the 48-game season.
Source(s): Guide Hockey 1995-1996
1995-96 $1,000,000 $1,999,606 133
Source(s): La Presse
1996-97 $1,100,000 $2,136,882 151
Source(s): La Presse / Guide Hockey RDS
1997-98 $2,300,000 $4,365,873 66
Includes base salary, signing bonus and bonuses paid in 1997-98.
Source(s): The Hockey News
1998-99 $2,600,000 $4,859,947 70
Includes base salary, signing bonus, bonuses paid in 1998-99, and deferred income paid in 1998-99.
Source(s): The Hockey News
1999-00 $3,800,000 $6,950,774 42
Includes base salary, signing/reporting bonus, and deferred income paid in 1999-2000.
Source(s): The Hockey News / The Sports Forecaster
2000-01 $3,900,000 $6,900,871 48
Includes base salary, bonuses paid in 2000-01, and deferred income paid in 2000-01.
Source(s): The Hockey News / The Hockey News Ultimate Fantasy Guide 2000-01
2001-02 $4,100,000 $7,055,232 51
2002-03 $4,200,000 $7,114,410 58
Does not include signing bonuses, performance bonuses and deferred payments.
Source(s): La Presse
2003-04 $5,000,000 $8,281,692 48
On July 3, 2003, as an unrestricted free agent, signed a five-year contract with the Detroit Red Wings for $30M.
Source(s): Washington Post / Book: The Road to Hockeytown
2004-05 NHL lockout year: Season cancelled - no NHL salary paid.
2005-06 $5,146,667 $8,030,055 23
Prior to the season, after the new NHL Collective Bargaining Agreement was signed and teams had a 10-day window for contract buyouts, the Philadelphia Flyers bought out the three year remaining on his contract for two-third of its remaining value of $14.82M (after the league-wide 24% salary rollback), to be paid over six years. As a free agent, he then signed a four-year contract with the Philadelphia Flyers for $14M. Earned his Philadelphia salary of $3.5M and his Detroit buyout of $1,646,667.
Source(s): Book: My Last Fight - Darren McCarty / La Presse / Boston.com
2006-07 $5,146,667 $7,779,103 34
Earned his Philadelphia salary of $3.5M and his 2005 Detroit buyout of $1,646,667.
Source(s): NHLPA
2007-08 $5,146,667 $7,563,371 54
Earned his Philadelphia salary of $3.5M and his 2005 Detroit buyout of $1,646,667.
Source(s): NHLPA
2008-09 $5,146,667 $7,283,741 71
Did not play due to a knee injury and retired as a pro hockey player after the season. Earned his guaranteed Philadelphia salary of $3.5M and his 2005 Detroit buyout of $1,646,667.
Source(s): NHLPA
2009-10 $1,646,667 $2,338,675 320
Earned his 2005 Detroit buyout of $1,646,667.
Source(s): Boston.com
2010-11 $1,646,667 $2,300,924 333
Earned his 2005 Detroit buyout of $1,646,667.
Source(s): Boston.com
Career Total: US $53,432,145
(In today's dollars: US $88,251,453)

NHL Rank: 197
(In today's dollars: 119)