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NHL Fortune: $35,179,561

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James Wisniewski’s net worth / earnings / salary history. He made US $35,179,561 (US $41,792,203 in today's dollars), ranking #357 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Country of birth: USA
Position: D
NHL Draft:
  • Year: 2002
  • Round #5
  • Overall Pick: 156
  • By: Chicago Blackhawks

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
(US$)
In today's
US$
NHL
Rank
+/-
(US$)
+/-
(%)
2006-07 $532,000 $713,327 589
Source: NHLPA
2007-08 $650,000 $847,376 548 $118,000 22%
Source: NHLPA
2008-09 $900,000 $1,129,912 428 $250,000 38%
Source: NHLPA
2009-10 $2,750,000 $3,464,739 230 $1,850,000 206%
Source: NHLPA
2010-11 $3,250,000 $4,028,593 191 $500,000 18%
Source: NHLPA
2011-12 $7,000,000 $8,411,576 27 $3,750,000 115%
Prior to the season, as a free agent, signed a six-year contract with the Columbus Blue Jackets for $33M.
Source: NHLPA / Book: Hockey Facts & Stats
2012-13 $4,097,561 $4,824,124 26 -$2,902,439 -41%
Because of the lockout, his NHL salary of $7,000,000 was prorated for the 48-game season.
Source: NHLPA
2013-14 $6,000,000 $6,961,710 52 $1,902,439 46%
Source: NHLPA
2014-15 $5,000,000 $5,708,794 110 -$1,000,000 -17%
Source: NHLPA
2015-16 $5,000,000 $5,702,050 128
Source: NHLPA
Career Total: US $35,179,561
(In today's dollars: US $41,792,203)

NHL Rank: 357
(In today's dollars: 359)

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