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NHL Fortune: $72,271,476

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Mikko Koivu’s net worth / career earnings / salary history. He made US$72,271,476 (US$80,134,431 in today's dollars), ranking #62 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Country of birth: Finland
Position: C
NHL Draft:
  • Year: 2001
  • Round #1
  • Overall Pick: 6
  • By: Minnesota Wild

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
(US$)
In today's
US$
NHL
Rank
+/-
(US$)
+/-
(%)
2005-06 $858,000 $1,136,414 393
2006-07 $902,500 $1,157,997 395 $44,500 5%
Source: NHLPA
2007-08 $2,700,000 $3,368,294 166 $1,797,500 199%
Source: NHLPA
2008-09 $3,300,000 $3,964,598 176 $600,000 22%
Source: NHLPA
2009-10 $3,300,000 $3,978,643 187
Source: NHLPA
2010-11 $3,700,000 $4,388,893 153 $400,000 12%
Source: NHLPA
2011-12 $7,290,000 $8,382,819 23 $3,590,000 97%
Source: NHLPA
2012-13 $3,160,976 $3,561,209 78 -$4,129,024 -57%
Because of the lockout, his NHL salary of $5,400,000 was prorated for the 48-game season.
Source: NHLPA
2013-14 $7,290,000 $8,094,228 21 $4,129,024 131%
Source: NHLPA
2014-15 $5,400,000 $5,899,992 100 -$1,890,000 -26%
Source: NHLPA
2015-16 $7,290,000 $7,955,579 31 $1,890,000 35%
Source: NHLPA
2016-17 $5,400,000 $5,819,608 125 -$1,890,000 -26%
Source: NHLPA
2017-18 $9,180,000 $9,687,087 16 $3,780,000 70%
Source: NHLPA
2018-19 $6,000,000 $6,180,399 101 -$3,180,000 -35%
Prior to the season, signed a two-year contract with the Minnesota Wild for $11M.
Source: Star Tribune / NHLPA
2019-20 $5,000,000 $5,058,672 180 -$1,000,000 -17%
Source: NHLPA
2020-21 $1,500,000 $1,500,000 455 -$3,500,000 -70%
On October 10, 2020, as a free agent, signed a one-year contract with the Columbus Blue Jackets for $1.5M.
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 $1,500,000 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$72,271,476
(In today's dollars: US$80,134,431)

NHL Rank: 62
(In today's dollars: 76)

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