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NHL Fortune: $17,955,109

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Philippe Boucher’s net worth / earnings / salary history. He made US$17,955,109 (US$24,699,388 in today's dollars), ranking #695 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

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All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
(US$)
In today's
US$
NHL
Rank
+/-
(US$)
+/-
(%)
1993-94 $225,000 $402,869 509
1994-95 $128,571 $224,371 603 -$96,429 -43%
Because of the lockout, his NHL salary of $225,000 was prorated for the 48-game season.
Source: Guide Hockey 1995-1996
1995-96 $415,500 $705,297 425 $286,929 223%
Source: La Presse
1996-97 $480,000 $791,564 464 $64,500 16%
Source: La Presse / Guide Hockey RDS
1997-98 $550,000 $886,263 418 $70,000 15%
Includes base salary, signing bonus and bonuses paid in 1997-98.
Source: The Hockey News
1998-99 $650,000 $1,031,403 417 $100,000 18%
Includes base salary, signing bonus, bonuses paid in 1998-99, and deferred income paid in 1998-99.
Source: The Hockey News
1999-00 $800,000 $1,242,214 356 $150,000 23%
Includes base salary, signing/reporting bonus, and deferred income paid in 1999-2000.
Source: The Hockey News
2001-02 $582,038 $850,228 564
2002-03 $2,200,000 $3,163,509 171 $1,617,962 278%
2003-04 $2,600,000 $3,655,773 158 $400,000 18%
2004-05 NHL lockout year: Season cancelled - no NHL salary paid.
2005-06 $1,824,000 $2,415,873 175
2006-07 $2,500,000 $3,207,748 136 $676,000 37%
Source: NHLPA
2007-08 $2,500,000 $3,118,790 173
Source: NHLPA
2008-09 $2,500,000 $3,003,484 227
Source: NHLPA
Total:
US$17,955,109

In today's dollars:
US$24,699,388
NHL Rank:
695

In today's dollars:
643

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