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NHL Fortune: $6,688,250

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Erik Rasmussen’s net worth / career earnings / salary history. He made US$6,688,250 (US$9,902,063 in today's dollars), ranking #1341 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Country of birth: USA
Position: C
NHL Draft:
  • Year: 1996
  • Round #1
  • Overall Pick: 7
  • By: Buffalo Sabres

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
(US$)
In today's
US$
NHL
Rank
+/-
(US$)
+/-
(%)
1997-98 $875,000 $1,409,964 248
Includes base salary, signing bonus and bonuses paid in 1997-98.
Source: The Hockey News
1998-99 $875,000 $1,388,427 290
1999-00 $875,000 $1,358,672 317
Includes base salary, signing/reporting bonus, and deferred income paid in 1999-2000.
Source: The Hockey News / The Sports Forecaster
2000-01 $481,250 $722,881 617 -$393,750 -45%
2001-02 $900,000 $1,314,700 393 $418,750 87%
2002-03 $1,100,000 $1,581,755 344 $200,000 22%
2003-04 $600,000 $843,640 526 -$500,000 -45%
2004-05 NHL lockout year: Season cancelled - no NHL salary paid.
2005-06 $532,000 $704,630 549
2006-07 $450,000 $577,395 671 -$82,000 -15%
Source: NHLPA
Career Earnings: US$6,688,250
(In today's dollars: US$9,902,063)

NHL Rank: 1341
(In today's dollars: 1227)

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