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NHL Fortune: $1,625,000


Matt Higgins’s net worth / career earnings / salary history. He made US$1,625,000 (US$2,550,452 in today's dollars), ranking #2606 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Country of birth: Canada
Position: C
NHL Draft:
  • Year: 1996
  • Round #1
  • Overall Pick: 18
  • By: Montreal Canadiens

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
In today's
1998-99 $800,000 $1,269,419 325
Includes base salary, signing bonus, bonuses paid in 1998-99, and deferred income paid in 1998-99.
Source: The Hockey News
1999-00 $825,000 $1,281,033 359 $25,000 3%
Includes base salary, signing/reporting bonus, and deferred income paid in 1999-2000.
Source: The Hockey News
Career Earnings: US$1,625,000
(In today's dollars: US$2,550,452)

NHL Rank: 2606
(In today's dollars: 2434)

Interesting animated bar chart race showing that 36 players and 1 commissioner appeared, in the past 25 years, in the yearly Top Ten NHL/hockey career earnings. Jaromir Jagr is #1 in total hockey earnings since 2002-03 and will be taken over in 2-3 years by Crosby and Ovechkin. How is your 401k/RSSP doing?

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