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NHL Fortune: $44,075,600

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Salary history of Theoren Fleury, who earned US $44,075,600 (US $66,263,714 in today's dollars) in his career, ranking #161 in NHL fortunes accumulated.

Season   Salary
($US)
In today's
$
NHL
Rank
+/-
($)
+/-
(%)
1988-89 $73,170 $154,937
Signed 3-year contract with Calgary: $C 65k signing bonus; $C 90k for 1988-89 with bonus for game played that brought his salary up to $C 110k; and $C 125k for each of the following 2 seasons.
Source: Book: Playing with Fire
1989-90 $105,625 $213,380 464
Source: Book: Playing with Fire
1990-91 $107,125 $205,316 503 $1,500 1%
Source: Book: Playing with Fire
1991-92 $253,170 $465,632 230 $4,640 2%
Signed a 4-year contract with Calgary for an average of $C 325k per year. Was allowed to renegotiate after 2 seasons.
Source: Book: Playing with Fire
1992-93 $868,350 $1,550,404 40 $615,180 243%
Source: Book: Playing with Fire
1993-94 $2,480,000 $4,299,239 8 $2,211,225 823%
Renegotiated his contract to 5-year contract for $US 12.4M overall.
Source: Book: Playing with Fire
1994-95 $1,417,143 $2,395,373 21 -$1,062,857 -43%
Lockout: salary prorated for 48-game season.
Became a minority partner of the Calgary Hitmen, of the WHL, by investing $C 125k in the new team. The team was sold to the Calgary Flames in 1997.
Source: Book: Playing with Fire
1995-96 $2,480,000 $4,076,378 32 $1,062,857 75%
Source: Book: Playing with Fire
1996-97 $2,480,000 $3,959,465 39
Source: Book: Playing with Fire
1997-98 $2,480,000 $3,870,654 59
Source: Book: Playing with Fire
1998-99 $2,400,000 $3,688,344 84 $25,000 1%
1999-00 $8,500,000 $12,780,612 4 $6,100,000 254%
2000-01 $6,000,000 $8,728,223 19 ($2,500,000) -29%
2001-02 $6,500,000 $9,193,958 22 $500,000 8%
2002-03 $4,000,000 $5,569,761 61 ($2,500,000) -38%
2003-04 $4,500,000 $6,126,359 56 $500,000 13%
2004-05 Lockout year: Season cancelled - no NHL salary paid.
Total:
$44,075,600

In today's dollars:
$66,263,714
NHL Rank:
161

In today's dollars:
95