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NHL Fortune: $9,000,000


Bruce Cassidy’s net worth / earnings / salary history. He made US$9,000,000 (US$9,305,098 in today's dollars), ranking #1180 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Country of birth: Canada
Position: D
NHL Draft:
  • Year: 1983
  • Round #1
  • Overall Pick: 18
  • By: Chicago Blackhawks

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
In today's
1990-91 $0 $0 852
Two-way contract: $135,000 in the NHL and $35,000 in the minor leagues. He played in Italy, not earning any salary from North American teams.
Source: The Hockey News
2019-20 $3,000,000 $3,171,791 351
On September 11, 2019, signed a multi-year contract extention as coach of the Boston Bruins worth about $3M per year.
Source: Pierre LeBrun / Boston Herald
2020-21 $3,000,000 $3,133,308 304
As coach of the Boston Bruins.
Source: The Hockey News
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 $3,000,000 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).
2021-22 $3,000,000 $3,000,000 310
As coach of the Boston Bruins. Estimated salary based on documented 2020-21 compensation.
Source: HockeyZonePlus
Career Total: US$9,000,000
(In today's dollars: US$9,305,098)

NHL Rank: 1180
(In today's dollars: 1365)

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