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NHL Fortune: $16,896,900

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Net worth / salary history of Lyle Odelein, who earned US $16,896,900 (US $25,326,867 in today's dollars) in his career, ranking #627 in NHL career earnings / fortunes accumulated.

Season   Salary
($US)
In today's
$
NHL
Rank
+/-
($)
+/-
(%)
1990-91 $119,980 $229,954 484
Two-way contract: $C 140,000 in the NHL and $C 50,000 in the minor leagues. Plus bonus for games played: $C 10,000 at 20 games and an additional $C 10,000 at 60 games. He played in the NHL only, earning a full NHL salary. He played 52 NHL games and earned the first bonus. He played 71 NHL games the following year and possibly earned the second bonus depending on the terms of the contract.
Source: The Hockey News / Canadian Press
1991-92 $200,790 $369,294 317 $80,810 67%
1992-93 $248,100 $442,973 391 $47,310 24%
Amount includes salary and any signing bonus paid in 1992-93.
Source: The Hockey News
1993-94 $329,375 $570,993 345 $81,275 33%
1994-95 $198,686 $335,835 423 -$130,689 -40%
Lockout: salary prorated for 48-game season.
Source: Guide Hockey 1995-1996
1995-96 $850,000 $1,397,146 175 $651,314 328%
1996-97 $1,500,000 $2,394,837 98 $650,000 76%
1997-98 $1,600,000 $2,497,196 116 $100,000 7%
1998-99 $1,700,000 $2,612,577 134 $100,000 6%
1999-00 $1,800,000 $2,706,483 138 $100,000 6%
2000-01 $2,300,000 $3,345,819 105 $500,000 28%
Source: The Hockey News Ultimate Fantasy Guide 2000-01
2001-02 $2,400,000 $3,394,692 135 $100,000 4%
2002-03 $2,500,000 $3,481,101 143 $100,000 4%
2003-04 $650,000 $884,918 509 -$1,850,000 -74%
2004-05 Lockout year: Season cancelled - no NHL salary paid.
2005-06 $500,000 $663,049 576 -$150,000 -23%
Total:
$16,896,900

In today's dollars:
$25,326,867
NHL Rank:
627

In today's dollars:
504