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Hockey Fortune: $14,815,610

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Scott Thornton’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $14,815,610 (US $25,275,888 in today's dollars), ranking #961 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Country of birth: Canada
Position: LW
NHL Draft:
Salary History - Scott Thornton
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Earnings
(US$)
In today's
US$
Rank
1990-91 $103,258 $239,376 535
Amount in Canadian currency: $120,488.
Two-way contract: CAN$140,000 in the NHL and CAN$40,000 in the minor leagues. Estimated salary earned based on ratio of NHL/minor league games played = $120,488.
Source(s): The Hockey News / Canadian Press
1991-92 $144,045 $320,370 508
Amount in Canadian currency: $165,000.
1992-93 $186,075 $401,668 563
Amount in Canadian currency: $225,000.
Amount includes salary and any signing bonus paid in 1992-93.
Source(s): The Hockey News / La Presse
1993-94 $174,375 $365,625 598
Amount in Canadian currency: $225,000.
1994-95 $242,857 $496,299 343
Because of the lockout, his NHL salary of $425,000 was prorated for the 48-game season.
Source(s): Guide Hockey 1995-1996
1995-96 $450,000 $894,507 384
Source(s): La Presse
1996-97 $500,000 $965,572 428
Source(s): La Presse / Guide Hockey RDS
1997-98 $680,000 $1,283,155 356
Includes base salary, signing bonus and bonuses paid in 1997-98.
Source(s): The Hockey News
1998-99 $800,000 $1,486,535 331
Includes base salary, signing bonus, bonuses paid in 1998-99, and deferred income paid in 1998-99.
Source(s): The Hockey News
1999-00 $950,000 $1,727,428 301
Includes base salary, signing/reporting bonus, and deferred income paid in 1999-2000.
Source(s): The Hockey News / The Sports Forecaster
2000-01 $1,600,000 $2,814,402 188
Includes base salary, bonuses paid in 2000-01, and deferred income paid in 2000-01.
Source(s): The Hockey News
2001-02 $1,425,000 $2,437,638 252
2002-03 $1,425,000 $2,399,558 282
Does not include signing bonuses, performance bonuses and deferred payments.
Source(s): La Presse
2003-04 $1,425,000 $2,346,339 295
2004-05 NHL lockout year: Season cancelled - no NHL salary paid.
2005-06 $1,710,000 $2,652,256 192
Source(s): La Presse
2006-07 $1,500,000 $2,253,832 281
Source(s): NHLPA
2007-08 $1,500,000 $2,191,328 282
Source(s): NHLPA
Career Total: US $14,815,610
(In today's dollars: US $25,275,888)

NHL Rank: 961
(In today's dollars: 843)