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NHL Fortune: $60,952,348

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Doug Weight’s net worth / career earnings / salary history. He made US$60,952,348 (US$87,165,162 in today's dollars), ranking #93 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: January 21, 1971
Country of birth: USA
Position: C
NHL Draft:
  • Year: 1990
  • Round #2
  • Overall Pick: 34
  • By: New York Rangers

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
(US$)
In today's
US$
NHL
Rank
+/-
(US$)
+/-
(%)
1991-92 $177,000 $336,169 383
1992-93 $205,000 $377,888 493 $28,000 16%
Amount includes salary and any signing bonus paid in 1992-93.
Source: The Hockey News / La Presse
1993-94 $180,005 $322,305 581 -$24,995 -12%
Contract in Canadian currency: $232,265.
1994-95 $157,143 $274,231 524 -$22,863 -13%
Because of the lockout, his NHL salary of $275,000 was prorated for the 48-game season.
Source: Guide Hockey 1995-1996
1995-96 $583,200 $989,963 298 $426,057 271%
Contract in Canadian currency: $800,000.
Source: La Presse
1996-97 $2,000,000 $3,298,183 69 $1,416,800 243%
Source: La Presse / Guide Hockey RDS
1997-98 $2,300,000 $3,706,192 65 $300,000 15%
Includes base salary, signing bonus and bonuses paid in 1997-98.
Source: The Hockey News
1998-99 $3,450,000 $5,474,370 40 $1,150,000 50%
Includes base salary, signing bonus, bonuses paid in 1998-99, and deferred income paid in 1998-99.
Source: The Hockey News
1999-00 $4,300,000 $6,676,900 31 $850,000 25%
Includes base salary, signing/reporting bonus, and deferred income paid in 1999-2000.
Source: The Hockey News / The Sports Forecaster
2000-01 $4,300,000 $6,458,990 37
2001-02 $9,000,000 $13,147,004 9 $4,700,000 109%
2002-03 $8,500,000 $12,222,648 15 -$500,000 -6%
2003-04 $8,500,000 $11,951,566 15
2004-05 NHL lockout year: Season cancelled - no NHL salary paid.
2005-06 $5,700,000 $7,549,603 20
2006-07 $3,500,000 $4,490,848 87 -$2,200,000 -39%
Source: NHLPA
2007-08 $3,500,000 $4,366,307 106
Source: NHLPA
2008-09 $1,750,000 $2,102,438 301 -$1,750,000 -50%
Source: NHLPA
2009-10 $2,000,000 $2,411,299 280 $250,000 14%
Source: NHLPA
2010-11 $850,000 $1,008,259 493 -$1,150,000 -58%
Source: NHLPA
Career Earnings: US$60,952,348
(In today's dollars: US$87,165,162)

NHL Rank: 93
(In today's dollars: 58)

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