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NHL Fortune: $8,834,821

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Ilya Sorokin’s net worth / earnings / salary history. He made US$8,834,821 (US$9,069,458 in today's dollars), ranking #1184 in NHL / hockey career earnings. He is currently under contract for US$8,000,000 which will bring his hockey fortune to US$16,834,821.

Birthdate: August 4, 1995
Country of birth: Russia
Position: G
NHL Draft:
  • Year: 2014
  • Round #3
  • Overall Pick: 78
  • By: New York Islanders

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
(US$)
In today's
US$
NHL
Rank
+/-
(US$)
+/-
(%)
2018-19 $1,406,250 $1,500,836 499
Earned 90 million rubles as base salary with CSKA Moscow in the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL). Might have also earned bonuses. Based on the 2019 exchange rate of 64 rubles per $.
Source: Russian website Sport Express
2019-20 $1,428,571 $1,497,524 503 $22,321 2%
Earned 90 million rubles as base salary with CSKA Moscow in the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL). Might have also earned bonuses. Based on the 2020 exchange rate of 63 rubles per $. (According to Russian sports news site Sportfakt, he earned a base salary of $1.5M.)
Source: Russian website Sport Express
2020-21 $2,000,000 $2,071,097 413 $571,429 40%
On July 14, 2020, signed a 1-year contract with the NY Islanders for $1M salary and $1M signing bonus.
Source: The Associated Press / 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 $2,000,000 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 $4,000,000 $4,000,000 227 $2,000,000 100%
On September 1, 2021, signed a three-year contract with the New York Islanders for $12M.
Source: NHLPA / NBC Sports
Career Total: US$8,834,821
(In today's dollars: US$9,069,458)

NHL Rank: 1184
(In today's dollars: 1367)
Under Contract
2022-23 $4,000,000
Source: NBC Sports
2023-24 $4,000,000
Source: NBC Sports
Under contract for: US$8,000,000

Projected fortune at end of contract: US$16,834,821

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