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Hockey Fortune: $49,816,646

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Rick DiPietro’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $49,816,646 (US $67,234,119 in today's dollars), ranking #230 in NHL / hockey career earnings. Currently under contract for US $7,500,000 for a projected hockey fortune of US $57,316,646.

Birthdate: September 19, 1981
Country of birth: USA
Position: G
NHL Draft:
Salary History - Rick DiPietro
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Earnings
(US$)
In today's
US$
Rank
2003-04 $1,182,500 $1,947,050 343
2004-05 NHL lockout year: Season cancelled - no NHL salary paid.
2005-06 $2,500,000 $3,877,567 103
Source(s): La Presse
2006-07 $4,500,000 $6,761,496 47
On September 12, 2006, signed a 15-year contract with the New York Islanders for $67.5M ($4.5M per season).
Source(s): CBC Sports / NHLPA
2007-08 $4,500,000 $6,573,985 67
Source(s): CBC Sports / NHLPA
2008-09 $4,500,000 $6,330,934 89
Source(s): CBC Sports / NHLPA
2009-10 $4,500,000 $6,353,361 93
Source(s): CBC Sports / NHLPA
2010-11 $4,500,000 $6,250,803 92
Source(s): CBC Sports / NHLPA
2011-12 $4,500,000 $6,059,616 108
Source(s): CBC Sports / NHLPA
2012-13 $2,634,146 $3,475,251 106
Because of the lockout, his NHL salary of $4,500,000 was prorated for the 48-game season.
His last season in the NHL. On July 2, 2013, the New Yorks Islanders bought out the 8 years left on his contract. Per the NHL compliance buyout rule, two-thirds of the $36M remaining on the contract had to be paid over a period of twice the remaining length of the contract resulting in yearly payments of $1.5M for 16 years, until the end of the 2028-29 season.
Source(s): CBC Sports / TSN / New York Times
2013-14 $1,500,000 $1,950,335 461
Prior to the season, he signed a tryout contract with the Charlotte Checkers of the AHL, played 5 games, was released and retired from pro-hockey. He earned $1.5M from his 2013 buyout.
Source(s): New York Times / TSN
2014-15 $1,500,000 $1,919,194 409
Earnings from his 2013 buyout.
Source(s): New York Times / TSN
2015-16 $1,500,000 $1,916,927 408
Earnings from his 2013 buyout.
Source(s): New York Times / TSN
2016-17 $1,500,000 $1,893,046 428
Earnings from his 2013 buyout.
Source(s): New York Times / TSN
2017-18 $1,500,000 $1,853,582 419
Earnings from his 2013 buyout.
Source(s): New York Times / TSN
2018-19 $1,500,000 $1,809,366 489
Earnings from his 2013 buyout.
Source(s): New York Times / TSN
2019-20 $1,500,000 $1,777,165 492
Earnings from his 2013 buyout.
Source(s): New York Times / TSN
2020-21 $1,500,000 $1,755,603 467
Earnings from his 2013 buyout.
Source(s): New York Times / TSN
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 $1,500,000 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 $1,500,000 $1,676,568 484
Earnings from his 2013 buyout.
Source(s): New York Times / TSN
2022-23 $1,500,000 $1,552,272 504
Earnings from his 2013 buyout.
Source(s): New York Times / TSN
2023-24 $1,500,000 $1,500,000 509
Earnings from his 2013 buyout.
Source(s): New York Times / TSN
Career Total: US $49,816,646
(In today's dollars: US $67,234,119)

NHL Rank: 230
(In today's dollars: 222)
Under Contract
2024-25 $1,500,000
Earnings from his 2013 buyout.
Source(s): New York Times / TSN
2025-26 $1,500,000
Earnings from his 2013 buyout.
Source(s): New York Times / TSN
2026-27 $1,500,000
Earnings from his 2013 buyout.
Source(s): New York Times / TSN
2027-28 $1,500,000
Earnings from his 2013 buyout.
Source(s): New York Times / TSN
2028-29 $1,500,000
Earnings from his 2013 buyout.
Source(s): New York Times / TSN
Under contract for: US $7,500,000

Projected fortune at end of contract: US $57,316,646