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NHL Fortune: $15,000,000


Ken Holland’s net worth / earnings / salary history. He made US$15,000,000 (US$15,508,497 in today's dollars), ranking #840 in NHL / hockey career earnings. He is currently under contract for US$10,000,000 which will bring his hockey fortune to US$25,000,000.

Birthdate: November 10, 1955
Country of birth: Canada
Position: G
NHL Draft:
  • Year: 1975
  • Round #12
  • Overall Pick: 188
  • By: Toronto Maple Leafs

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
In today's
2019-20 $5,000,000 $5,286,318 180
On May 7, 2019, signed a five-year contract as General Manager of the Edmonton Oilers for $25M.
Source: Edmonton Sun
2020-21 $5,000,000 $5,222,179 127
As General Manager of the Edmonton Oilers. The best-paid GM in the NHL, according to The Hockey News.
Source: The Hockey News / Edmonton Sun
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 $5,000,000 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 $5,000,000 $5,000,000 162
As General Manager of the Edmonton Oilers.
Source: Edmonton Sun
Career Total: US$15,000,000
(In today's dollars: US$15,508,497)

NHL Rank: 840
(In today's dollars: 989)
Under Contract
2022-23 $5,000,000
As General Manager of the Edmonton Oilers.
Source: Edmonton Sun
2023-24 $5,000,000
As General Manager of the Edmonton Oilers.
Source: Edmonton Sun
Under contract for: US$10,000,000

Projected fortune at end of contract: US$25,000,000

Interesting animated bar chart race showing that 36 players and 1 commissioner appeared, from 1995 to 2020, in the yearly Top Ten NHL/hockey career earnings with Jaromir Jagr standing as #1 in total hockey earnings since 2002-03. How is your 401k/RSSP doing?

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