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NHL Fortune: $6,471,350

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Denis Savard’s net worth / earnings / salary history. He made US $6,471,350 (US $12,529,970 in today's dollars), ranking #1445 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Country of birth: Canada
Position: C
NHL Draft:
  • Year: 1980
  • Round #1
  • Overall Pick: 3
  • 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$)
+/-
(%)
1984-85 $250,000 $650,510
Source: The Globe and Mail
1989-90 $525,000 $1,144,692 8
Source: Canadian Press
1990-91 $471,350 $975,095 33 -$53,650 -10%
Contract in Canadian currency: $550,000. One-way contract. (Made CAN$1,250,000 according to the Canadian Press)
Source: The Hockey News
1991-92 $1,091,250 $2,165,834 12 $619,900 132%
Contract in Canadian currency: $1,250,000.
1992-93 $1,033,750 $1,991,324 30 -$57,500 -5%
Contract in Canadian currency: $1,250,000. Amount includes salary and any signing bonus paid in 1992-93.
Source: The Hockey News / La Presse
1993-94 $1,250,000 $2,338,883 35 $216,250 21%
Includes base salary and any signing bonus and deferred payments allocated to the 1993-94 season.
Source: The Hockey News
1994-95 $400,000 $729,456 174 -$850,000 -68%
Because of the lockout, his NHL salary of $700,000 was prorated for the 48-game season.
Source: Guide Hockey 1995-1996
1995-96 $700,000 $1,241,698 234 $300,000 75%
Source: La Presse
1996-97 $750,000 $1,292,477 267 $50,000 7%
Source: La Presse
Career Total: US $6,471,350
(In today's dollars: US $12,529,970)

NHL Rank: 1445
(In today's dollars: 1153)

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