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Hockey Fortune: $69,821,517

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Alexei Yashin’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $69,821,517 (US $112,870,572 in today's dollars), ranking #92 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Country of birth: Russia
Position: C
NHL Draft:
Salary History - Alexei Yashin
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Earnings
(US$)
In today's
US$
Rank
1993-94 $650,000 $1,371,002 150
His first season in the NHL.
1994-95 $276,069 $567,522 304
Amount in Canadian currency: $660,000.
Because of the lockout, his NHL salary of $660,000 was prorated for the 48-game season.
Source(s): Guide Hockey 1995-1996
1995-96 $1,300,000 $2,599,488 102
After a lenghty holdout where he played in the IHL and in Russia, signed a five-year contract with the Ottawa Senator for over $13M and joined the team for the second half of the season. Based on his documented salary for the following 4 seasons, and the fact that he missed half of 1995-96, it appears that he earned a pro-rated salary of $1.3M in 1995-96.
Source(s): Book: Brian McFarlane's History of Hockey / HockeyZonePlus
1996-97 $2,700,000 $5,245,075 34
Source(s): La Presse / Guide Hockey RDS
1997-98 $2,900,000 $5,504,797 38
Includes base salary, signing bonus and bonuses paid in 1997-98.
Source(s): The Hockey News
1998-99 $3,100,000 $5,794,552 49
Includes base salary, signing bonus, bonuses paid in 1998-99, and deferred income paid in 1998-99.
Source(s): The Hockey News
1999-00 $0 $0 780
Had a contract for $3M but refused to honor it, wanting a raise. He was suspended by the Ottawa Senators and did not play that season.
Source(s): HockeyZonePlus
2000-01 $3,600,000 $6,370,035 52
Includes base salary, bonuses paid in 2000-01, and deferred income paid in 2000-01. (Earned $3M according to The Hockey News Ultimate Fantasy Guide 2000-01)
Source(s): The Hockey News\
2001-02 $6,549,944 $11,271,068 21
Prior to the season, signed a ten-year contract with the New York Islanders for $87.5M.
Source(s): Sportsnet
2002-03 $7,400,000 $12,534,912 22
Does not include signing bonuses, performance bonuses and deferred payments.
Source(s): La Presse
2003-04 $8,400,000 $13,913,242 16
2004-05 NHL lockout year: Season cancelled - no NHL salary paid.
2005-06 $7,600,000 $11,857,852 3
The salary negotiated as part of his 2001 contract was reduced by 24% to $7.6M due to the new NHL Collective Bargaining Agreement signed the previous season.
Source(s): Sportsnet / La Presse
2006-07 $7,600,000 $11,487,276 4
The salary negotiated as part of his 2001 contract was reduced by 24% to $7.6M due to the new NHL Collective Bargaining Agreement signed in 2004-05. After the season, the New York Islanders bought out the last four years of his contract for two-thirds of the $26.45M remaining on the contract, to be paid in equal yearly payments of $2,215,188 over the following 8 seasons. Never played in the NHL again, after, playing 5 more seasons in Russia.
Source(s): NHLPA / Newsday
2007-08 $2,218,188 $3,259,776 215
Payment from the New York Islanders from 2007 buyout.
Source(s): Newsday
2008-09 $2,218,188 $3,139,256 273
Payment from the New York Islanders from 2007 buyout.
Source(s): Newsday
2009-10 $2,218,188 $3,150,377 280
Payment from the New York Islanders from 2007 buyout.
Source(s): Newsday
2010-11 $2,218,188 $3,099,523 280
Payment from the New York Islanders from 2007 buyout.
Source(s): Newsday
2011-12 $2,218,188 $3,004,721 319
Payment from the New York Islanders from 2007 buyout.
Source(s): Newsday
2012-13 $2,218,188 $2,943,865 170
Payment from the New York Islanders from 2007 buyout.
Source(s): Newsday
2013-14 $2,218,188 $2,901,279 352
Payment from the New York Islanders from 2007 buyout.
Source(s): Newsday
2014-15 $2,218,188 $2,854,954 353
Payment from the New York Islanders from 2007 buyout.
Source(s): Newsday
Career Total: US $69,821,517
(In today's dollars: US $112,870,572)

NHL Rank: 92
(In today's dollars: 59)