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NHL Fortune: $39,512,195

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Kevin Shattenkirk’s net worth / career earnings / salary history. He made US$39,512,195 (US$42,123,697 in today's dollars), ranking #260 in NHL / hockey career earnings. He is currently under contract for US$9,200,000 which will bring his hockey fortune to US$48,712,195.

Country of birth: USA
Position: D
NHL Draft:
  • Year: 2007
  • Round #1
  • Overall Pick: 14
  • By: Colorado Avalanche

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
(US$)
In today's
US$
NHL
Rank
+/-
(US$)
+/-
(%)
2010-11 $875,000 $1,037,914 459
Source: NHLPA
2011-12 $875,000 $1,006,168 527
Source: NHLPA
2012-13 $512,195 $577,048 568 -$362,805 -41%
Because of the lockout, his NHL salary of $875,000 was prorated for the 48-game season.
Source: NHLPA
2013-14 $3,300,000 $3,664,054 238 $2,787,805 544%
Source: NHLPA
2014-15 $4,200,000 $4,588,882 165 $900,000 27%
Source: NHLPA
2015-16 $4,300,000 $4,692,591 181 $100,000 2%
Source: NHLPA
2016-17 $5,200,000 $5,604,066 132 $900,000 21%
Source: NHLPA
2017-18 $8,000,000 $8,441,906 30 $2,800,000 54%
Before the season, signed a 4-year contract with the New York Rangers for $26M.
Source: NHLPA / Pittsburgh Hockey News
2018-19 $8,000,000 $8,240,532 31
Source: NHLPA
2019-20 $1,750,000 $1,770,535 457 -$6,250,000 -78%
During the off-season, the Rangers bought out the 2 years remaining on his 4-year contract. Before the season, he signed a one-year contract with the Tampa Bay Lightning for $1.75M.
Source: NHLPA / Pittsburgh Hockey News
2020-21 $2,500,000 $2,500,000 345 $750,000 43%
On October 9, 2020, as a free agent, signed a three-year contract with the Anaheim Ducks for $11.7M.
Source: NBC Sports / NHLPA
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the NHL played a 56-game season instead of 82. Base salaries were not pro-rated but 10% of $2,500,000 was deferred and payable in three yearly payments, starting in October 2022, without interests. Escrow for the season was increased to 20% and performance bonuses were pro-rated (amounts and targets to reach).
Career Earnings: US$39,512,195
(In today's dollars: US$42,123,697)

NHL Rank: 260
(In today's dollars: 304)
Under Contract
2021-22 $4,600,000
Source: NBC Sports
2022-23 $4,600,000
Source: NBC Sports
Under contract for: US$9,200,000

Projected fortune at end of contract: US$48,712,195

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