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NHL Fortune: $38,591,098

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Derek Morris’s net worth / career earnings / salary history. He made US$38,591,098 (US$49,646,816 in today's dollars), ranking #276 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Country of birth: Canada
Position: D
NHL Draft:
  • Year: 1996
  • Round #1
  • Overall Pick: 13
  • By: Calgary Flames

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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
Includes base salary, signing bonus, bonuses paid in 1998-99, and deferred income paid in 1998-99.
Source: The Hockey News
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 $1,100,000 $1,652,300 259 $225,000 26%
2001-02 $1,400,000 $2,045,090 248 $300,000 27%
2002-03 $2,500,000 $3,594,897 143 $1,100,000 79%
2003-04 $3,500,000 $4,921,233 95 $1,000,000 40%
2004-05 NHL lockout year: Season cancelled - no NHL salary paid.
2005-06 $2,660,000 $3,523,148 90
2006-07 $3,900,000 $5,004,088 73 $1,240,000 47%
Source: NHLPA
2007-08 $3,900,000 $4,865,313 93
Source: NHLPA
2008-09 $3,950,000 $4,745,504 126 $50,000 1%
Source: NHLPA
2009-10 $3,300,000 $3,978,643 187 -$650,000 -16%
Source: NHLPA
2010-11 $2,500,000 $2,965,468 244 -$800,000 -24%
Source: NHLPA
2011-12 $2,750,000 $3,162,243 263 $250,000 10%
Source: NHLPA
2012-13 $1,756,098 $1,978,449 231 -$993,902 -36%
Because of the lockout, his NHL salary of $3,000,000 was prorated for the 48-game season.
Source: NHLPA
2013-14 $2,750,000 $3,053,378 299 $993,902 57%
Source: NHLPA
Career Earnings: US$38,591,098
(In today's dollars: US$49,646,816)

NHL Rank: 276
(In today's dollars: 234)

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