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NHL Fortune: $29,079,286

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Martin Lapointe’s net worth / earnings / salary history. He made US $29,079,286 (US $43,577,307 in today's dollars), ranking #464 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: September 12, 1973
Country of birth: Canada
Position: RW
NHL Draft:
  • Year: 1991
  • Round #1
  • Overall Pick: 10
  • By: Detroit Red Wings

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
(US$)
In today's
US$
NHL
Rank
+/-
(US$)
+/-
(%)
1991-92 $275,000 $545,800 201
1992-93 $210,000 $404,525 475 -$65,000 -24%
Amount includes salary and any signing bonus paid in 1992-93.
Source: The Hockey News / La Presse
1993-94 $180,000 $336,799 589 -$30,000 -14%
1994-95 $214,286 $390,780 395 $34,286 19%
Because of the lockout, his NHL salary of $375,000 was prorated for the 48-game season.
Source: Guide Hockey 1995-1996
1995-96 $450,000 $798,235 384 $235,714 110%
Source: La Presse
1996-97 $450,000 $775,486 490
Source: La Presse / Guide Hockey RDS
1997-98 $850,000 $1,431,317 261 $400,000 89%
Includes base salary, signing bonus and bonuses paid in 1997-98.
Source: The Hockey News
1998-99 $950,000 $1,575,271 260 $100,000 12%
Includes base salary, signing bonus, bonuses paid in 1998-99, and deferred income paid in 1998-99.
Source: The Hockey News
1999-00 $1,050,000 $1,703,776 258 $100,000 11%
Includes base salary, signing/reporting bonus, and deferred income paid in 1999-2000.
Source: The Hockey News / The Sports Forecaster
2000-01 $1,250,000 $1,962,108 236 $200,000 19%
Includes base salary, bonuses paid in 2000-01, and deferred income paid in 2000-01.
Source: The Hockey News / The Hockey News Ultimate Fantasy Guide 2000-01
2001-02 $5,250,000 $8,014,203 36 $4,000,000 320%
Prior to the season, as a free agent, signed a four-year contract with the Boston Bruins for $20M.
Source: Book: So You Think You're a Red Wings Fan?
2002-03 $5,250,000 $7,889,009 41
Does not include signing bonuses, performance bonuses and deferred payments.
Source: La Presse / Book: So You Think You're a Red Wings Fan?
2003-04 $5,500,000 $8,081,376 40 $250,000 5%
Source: Book: So You Think You're a Red Wings Fan?
2004-05 NHL lockout year: Season cancelled - no NHL salary paid.
2005-06 $2,400,000 $3,321,829 116 -$3,100,000 -56%
Source: La Presse
2006-07 $2,400,000 $3,218,017 163
Source: NHLPA
2007-08 $2,400,000 $3,128,774 202
Source: NHLPA
Career Total: US $29,079,286
(In today's dollars: US $43,577,307)

NHL Rank: 464
(In today's dollars: 340)

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