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NHL Fortune: $16,326,923

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Richard Matvichuk’s net worth / career earnings / salary history. He made US$16,326,923 (US$24,173,815 in today's dollars), ranking #753 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: February 5, 1973
Country of birth: Canada
Position: D
NHL Draft:
  • Year: 1991
  • Round #1
  • Overall Pick: 8
  • By: Minnesota North Stars

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
(US$)
In today's
US$
NHL
Rank
+/-
(US$)
+/-
(%)
1992-93 $210,000 $387,105 473
Amount includes salary and any signing bonus paid in 1992-93.
Source: The Hockey News / La Presse
1994-95 $310,055 $541,080 253
Because of the lockout, his NHL salary of $542,597 was prorated for the 48-game season.
Source: Guide Hockey 1995-1996
1995-96 $606,971 $1,030,313 278 $296,916 96%
Source: La Presse
1996-97 $721,299 $1,189,488 296 $114,328 19%
Source: La Presse / Guide Hockey RDS
1997-98 $871,299 $1,404,001 258 $150,000 21%
Includes base salary, signing bonus and bonuses paid in 1997-98.
Source: The Hockey News
1998-99 $871,299 $1,382,554 301
Includes base salary, signing bonus, bonuses paid in 1998-99, and deferred income paid in 1998-99.
Source: The Hockey News
1999-00 $1,700,000 $2,639,705 156 $828,701 95%
Includes base salary, signing/reporting bonus, and deferred income paid in 1999-2000.
Source: The Hockey News / The Sports Forecaster
2000-01 $1,900,000 $2,853,972 150 $200,000 12%
Source: The Hockey News Ultimate Fantasy Guide 2000-01
2001-02 $2,000,000 $2,921,556 161 $100,000 5%
2002-03 $2,200,000 $3,163,509 171 $200,000 10%
2003-04 $2,200,000 $3,093,346 187
2004-05 NHL lockout year: Season cancelled - no NHL salary paid.
2005-06 $1,368,000 $1,811,905 238
2006-07 $1,368,000 $1,755,280 299
Source: NHLPA
Career Earnings: US$16,326,923
(In today's dollars: US$24,173,815)

NHL Rank: 753
(In today's dollars: 664)

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