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NHL Fortune: $15,063,603

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Ken Daneyko’s net worth / career earnings / salary history. He made US$15,063,603 (US$24,027,958 in today's dollars), ranking #799 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Country of birth: Canada
Position: D
NHL Draft:
  • Year: 1982
  • Round #1
  • Overall Pick: 18
  • By: New Jersey Devils

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
(US$)
In today's
US$
NHL
Rank
+/-
(US$)
+/-
(%)
1989-90 $175,000 $365,133 239
Source: Canadian Press
1990-91 $190,000 $376,132 287 $15,000 9%
One-way contract
Source: The Hockey News / Canadian Press
1991-92 $450,000 $854,666 75 $260,000 137%
1992-93 $458,000 $844,258 143 $8,000 2%
Amount includes salary and any signing bonus paid in 1992-93.
Source: The Hockey News / La Presse
1993-94 $750,000 $1,342,898 108 $292,000 64%
1994-95 $565,018 $986,017 103 -$184,982 -25%
Because of the lockout, his NHL salary of $988,781 was prorated for the 48-game season.
Source: Guide Hockey 1995-1996
1995-96 $1,047,589 $1,778,248 127 $482,571 85%
Source: La Presse
1996-97 $1,295,176 $2,135,864 132 $247,587 24%
Source: Guide Hockey RDS (Made $1,089,933 according to La Presse)
1997-98 $1,275,865 $2,055,914 166 -$19,311 -1%
Includes base salary, signing bonus and bonuses paid in 1997-98.
Source: The Hockey News
1998-99 $1,275,818 $2,024,435 196 -$47 0%
Includes base salary, signing bonus, bonuses paid in 1998-99, and deferred income paid in 1998-99.
Source: The Hockey News
1999-00 $1,731,137 $2,688,053 155 $455,319 36%
Includes base salary, signing/reporting bonus, and deferred income paid in 1999-2000.
Source: The Hockey News / The Sports Forecaster
2000-01 $1,850,000 $2,778,868 157 $118,863 7%
2001-02 $2,000,000 $2,921,556 161 $150,000 8%
2002-03 $2,000,000 $2,875,917 193
Career Earnings: US$15,063,603
(In today's dollars: US$24,027,958)

NHL Rank: 799
(In today's dollars: 667)

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