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NHL Fortune: $41,525,463

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David Legwand’s net worth / career earnings / salary history. He made US$41,525,463 (US$50,174,291 in today's dollars), ranking #238 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: August 17, 1980
Country of birth: USA
Position: C
NHL Draft:
  • Year: 1998
  • Round #1
  • Overall Pick: 2
  • By: Nashville Predators

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
(US$)
In today's
US$
NHL
Rank
+/-
(US$)
+/-
(%)
1999-00 $975,000 $1,513,948 285
Includes base salary, signing/reporting bonus, and deferred income paid in 1999-2000.
Source: The Hockey News / The Sports Forecaster
2000-01 $487,500 $732,269 613 -$487,500 -50%
Source: The Hockey News Ultimate Fantasy Guide 2000-01
2001-02 $975,000 $1,424,259 363 $487,500 100%
2002-03 $1,072,500 $1,542,211 365 $97,500 10%
2003-04 $1,575,000 $2,214,555 262 $502,500 47%
2004-05 NHL lockout year: Season cancelled - no NHL salary paid.
2005-06 $1,349,000 $1,786,739 243
2006-07 $1,650,000 $2,117,114 248 $301,000 22%
Source: NHLPA
2007-08 $2,100,000 $2,619,784 220 $450,000 27%
Source: NHLPA
2008-09 $5,500,000 $6,607,664 54 $3,400,000 162%
Source: NHLPA
2009-10 $5,000,000 $6,028,246 74 -$500,000 -9%
Source: NHLPA
2010-11 $4,500,000 $5,337,843 90 -$500,000 -10%
Source: NHLPA
2011-12 $4,500,000 $5,174,580 106
Source: NHLPA
2012-13 $2,341,463 $2,637,933 137 -$2,158,537 -48%
Because of the lockout, his NHL salary of $4,000,000 was prorated for the 48-game season.
Source: NHLPA
2013-14 $3,500,000 $3,886,118 205 $1,158,537 49%
Source: NHLPA
2014-15 $2,500,000 $2,731,478 312 -$1,000,000 -29%
Source: NHLPA
2015-16 $3,500,000 $3,819,551 247 $1,000,000 40%
Source: NHLPA
Career Earnings: US$41,525,463
(In today's dollars: US$50,174,291)

NHL Rank: 238
(In today's dollars: 228)

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