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NHL Fortune: $53,498,476

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Alex Pietrangelo’s net worth / career earnings / salary history. He made US$53,498,476 (US$56,901,127 in today's dollars), ranking #136 in NHL / hockey career earnings. He is currently under contract for US$56,600,000 which will bring his hockey fortune to US$110,098,476.

Birthdate: January 18, 1990
Country of birth: Canada
Position: D
NHL Draft:
  • Year: 2008
  • Round #1
  • Overall Pick: 4
  • By: St. Louis Blues

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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 $1,054,943 436
Source: NHLPA
2010-11 $875,000 $1,037,914 459
Source: NHLPA
2011-12 $787,500 $905,551 585 -$87,500 -10%
Source: NHLPA
2012-13 $460,976 $519,343 622 -$326,524 -41%
Because of the lockout, his NHL salary of $787,500 was prorated for the 48-game season.
Source: NHLPA
2013-14 $5,000,000 $5,551,597 89 $4,539,024 985%
Source: NHLPA
2014-15 $5,500,000 $6,009,251 91 $500,000 10%
Source: NHLPA
2015-16 $6,500,000 $7,093,452 55 $1,000,000 18%
Source: NHLPA
2016-17 $7,000,000 $7,543,936 41 $500,000 8%
Source: NHLPA
2017-18 $7,000,000 $7,386,668 53
Source: NHLPA
2018-19 $7,000,000 $7,210,466 54
Source: NHLPA
2019-20 $7,500,000 $7,588,008 58 $500,000 7%
Source: NHLPA
2020-21 $5,000,000 $5,000,000 128 -$2,500,000 -33%
On October 12, 2020, signed a seven-year contract with the Vegas Golden Knights for $61.6M: $2M salary plus $3M in signing bonus in 2020-21, $2M salary plus $3M signing bonus in 2021-22, $1M salary plus $7M signing bonus in 2022-23, $4.3M salary plus $8M signing bonus in 2023-24, $4.5M salary plus $8M signing bonus in 2024-25,$4M salary plus $6M signing bonus in 2025-26, and $8.8M salary in 2026-27.
Source: Pierre LeBrun
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).
Career Earnings: US$53,498,476
(In today's dollars: US$56,901,127)

NHL Rank: 136
(In today's dollars: 175)
Under Contract
2021-22 $5,000,000
Source: Pierre LeBrun
2022-23 $8,000,000
Source: Pierre LeBrun
2023-24 $12,300,000
Source: Pierre LeBrun
2024-25 $12,500,000
Source: Pierre LeBrun
2025-26 $10,000,000
Source: Pierre LeBrun
2026-27 $8,800,000
Source: Pierre LeBrun
Under contract for: US$56,600,000

Projected fortune at end of contract: US$110,098,476

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