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NHL Fortune: $29,050,732

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Michael Grabner’s net worth / career earnings / salary history. He made US$29,050,732 (US$31,145,272 in today's dollars), ranking #424 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Country of birth: Austria
Position: RW
NHL Draft:
  • Year: 2006
  • Round #1
  • Overall Pick: 14
  • By: Vancouver Canucks

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
(US$)
In today's
US$
NHL
Rank
+/-
(US$)
+/-
(%)
2009-10 $765,000 $922,322 515
Source: NHLPA
2010-11 $765,000 $907,433 538
Source: NHLPA
2011-12 $1,000,000 $1,149,907 441 $235,000 31%
Source: NHLPA
2012-13 $1,170,732 $1,318,966 311 $170,732 17%
Because of the lockout, his NHL salary of $2,000,000 was prorated for the 48-game season.
Source: NHLPA
2013-14 $3,000,000 $3,330,958 263 $1,829,268 156%
Source: NHLPA
2014-15 $4,000,000 $4,370,364 171 $1,000,000 33%
Source: NHLPA
2015-16 $5,000,000 $5,456,502 124 $1,000,000 25%
Source: NHLPA
2016-17 $1,650,000 $1,778,213 412 -$3,350,000 -67%
Source: NHLPA
2017-18 $1,650,000 $1,741,143 405
Source: NHLPA
2018-19 $2,500,000 $2,575,166 379 $850,000 52%
Source: NHLPA
2019-20 $3,775,000 $3,819,297 291 $1,275,000 51%
Source: NHLPA
2020-21 $3,775,000 $3,775,000 244
Source: 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 $3,775,000 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$29,050,732
(In today's dollars: US$31,145,272)

NHL Rank: 424
(In today's dollars: 490)

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