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NHL Fortune: $114,405,122

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Shea Weber’s net worth / career earnings / salary history. He made US$114,405,122 (US$125,527,322 in today's dollars), ranking #5 in NHL / hockey career earnings. He is currently under contract for US$12,000,000 which will bring his hockey fortune to US$126,405,122.

Country of birth: Canada
Position: D
NHL Draft:
  • Year: 2003
  • Round #2
  • Overall Pick: 49
  • By: Nashville Predators

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
(US$)
In today's
US$
NHL
Rank
+/-
(US$)
+/-
(%)
2006-07 $735,000 $943,078 474
Source: NHLPA
2007-08 $475,000 $592,570 691 -$260,000 -35%
Source: NHLPA
2008-09 $4,500,000 $5,406,270 85 $4,025,000 847%
Source: NHLPA
2009-10 $4,500,000 $5,425,422 91
Source: NHLPA
2010-11 $4,500,000 $5,337,843 90
Source: NHLPA
2011-12 $7,500,000 $8,624,300 19 $3,000,000 67%
Source: NHLPA
2012-13 $8,195,122 $9,232,764 2 $695,122 9%
Because of the lockout, his NHL salary of $14,000,000 was prorated for the 48-game season. On July 19, 2012, the Nashville Predators matched an offer received from the Philadelphia Flyers as a restricted free agent: $110M over 14 years: $14M/year from 2012-13 to 2015-16; $12M/year for 2016-17 and 2017-18; $6M/year from 2018-19 to 2021-22; $3M in 2022-23; and $1M/year from 2023-24 to 2025-26.
Source: NHLPA / Fansided
2013-14 $14,000,000 $15,544,471 1 $5,804,878 71%
Source: NHLPA
2014-15 $14,000,000 $15,296,274 1
Source: NHLPA
2015-16 $14,000,000 $15,278,204 1
Source: NHLPA
2016-17 $12,000,000 $12,932,461 4 -$2,000,000 -14%
Source: NHLPA
2017-18 $12,000,000 $12,662,859 5
Source: NHLPA
2018-19 $6,000,000 $6,180,399 101 -$6,000,000 -50%
Source: NHLPA
2019-20 $6,000,000 $6,070,406 103
Source: NHLPA
2020-21 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 77
Source: NHLPA
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 $6,000,000 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$114,405,122
(In today's dollars: US$125,527,322)

NHL Rank: 5
(In today's dollars: 9)
Under Contract
2021-22 $6,000,000
Source: Fansided
2022-23 $3,000,000
Source: Fansided
2023-24 $1,000,000
Source: Fansided
2024-25 $1,000,000
Source: Fansided
2025-26 $1,000,000
Source: Fansided
Under contract for: US$12,000,000

Projected fortune at end of contract: US$126,405,122

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