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NHL Fortune: $67,062,195

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Nicklas Backstrom’s net worth / earnings / salary history. He made US $67,062,195 (US $72,377,597 in today's dollars), ranking #63 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Did you know that Gary Bettman accumulated the 4th largest NHL fortune with $110M?

Season   Salary
($US)
In today's
$
NHL
Rank
+/-
($)
+/-
(%)
2007-08 $850,000 $1,048,456 426
Source: NHLPA
2008-09 $850,000 $1,009,498 457
Source: NHLPA
2009-10 $850,000 $1,013,263 460
Source: NHLPA
2010-11 $6,000,000 $7,034,388 46 $5,150,000 606%
Source: NHLPA
2011-12 $6,000,000 $6,821,699 50
Source: NHLPA
2012-13 $3,512,195 $3,911,447 54 -$2,487,805 -41%
Lockout: NHL salary prorated for 48-game season.
Source: NHLPA
2013-14 $6,000,000 $6,584,549 50 $2,487,805 71%
Source: NHLPA
2014-15 $6,500,000 $7,021,757 47 $500,000 8%
Source: NHLPA
2015-16 $6,500,000 $7,012,869 55
Source: NHLPA
2016-17 $7,000,000 $7,457,917 41 $500,000 8%
Source: NHLPA
2017-18 $7,500,000 $7,824,357 44 $500,000 7%
Source: NHLPA
2018-19 $7,500,000 $7,637,395 40
Source: NHLPA
2019-20 $8,000,000 $8,000,000 48 $500,000 7%
In January 2020, signed a 5-year extension with the Washington Capitals, starting in 2020-21, for $US 46M: 2020-21: $6M salary + $6M signing bonus; 2021-22: $5M salary + $5M signing bonus; 2022-23: $3M salary + $3M signing bonus; 2023-24: $5M salary + $5M signing bonus; 2024-25: $2M salary + $6M signing bonus. He didn't use an agent to negotiate his contract.
Source: NHLPA / Pierre LeBrun
Total:
US $67,062,195

In today's dollars:
US $72,377,597
NHL Rank:
63

In today's dollars:
96