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NHL Fortune: $37,625,000

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James van Riemsdyk’s net worth / earnings / salary history. He made US $37,625,000 (US $40,132,636 in today's dollars), ranking #312 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Country of birth: USA
Position: LW
NHL Draft:
  • Year: 2007
  • Round #1
  • Overall Pick: 2
  • By: Philadelphia Flyers

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
(US$)
In today's
US$
NHL
Rank
+/-
(US$)
+/-
(%)
2009-10 $875,000 $1,102,417 441
Source: NHLPA
2010-11 $875,000 $1,084,621 468
Source: NHLPA
2011-12 $875,000 $1,051,447 536
Source: NHLPA
2017-18 $5,000,000 $5,513,626 151
On July 1, 2018, as a free agent, signed a five-year contract with the Philadelphia Flyers for $35M.
Source: NHLPA / ESPN
2018-19 $8,000,000 $8,611,366 31 $3,000,000 60%
Source: NHLPA
2019-20 $8,000,000 $8,458,108 48
Source: NHLPA
2020-21 $7,000,000 $7,311,051 54 -$1,000,000 -13%
Source: 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 $7,000,000 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 $7,000,000 $7,000,000 67
Source: NHLPA
Career Total: US $37,625,000
(In today's dollars: US $40,132,636)

NHL Rank: 312
(In today's dollars: 388)

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