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NHL Fortune: $15,443,007

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Stu Barnes’s net worth / earnings / salary history. He made US$15,443,007 (US$22,944,932 in today's dollars), ranking #784 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$)
+/-
(%)
1991-92 $170,235 $323,320 405
Contract in Canadian currency: $195,000.
1992-93 $119,915 $221,046 993 -$50,320 -30%
Contract in Canadian currency: $145,000. Amount includes salary and any signing bonus paid in 1992-93.
Source: The Hockey News
1993-94 $175,000 $313,343 584 $55,085 46%
1994-95 $342,857 $598,323 213 $167,857 96%
Because of the lockout, his NHL salary of $600,000 was prorated for the 48-game season.
Source: Guide Hockey 1995-1996
1995-96 $675,000 $1,145,790 257 $332,143 97%
Source: La Presse
1996-97 $800,000 $1,319,273 251 $125,000 19%
Source: La Presse / Guide Hockey RDS
1997-98 $800,000 $1,289,110 286
Includes base salary, signing bonus and bonuses paid in 1997-98.
Source: The Hockey News
1998-99 $1,500,000 $2,380,161 156 $700,000 88%
Includes base salary, signing bonus, bonuses paid in 1998-99, and deferred income paid in 1998-99.
Source: The Hockey News
1999-00 $1,500,000 $2,329,151 180
Includes base salary, signing/reporting bonus, and deferred income paid in 1999-2000.
Source: The Hockey News
2000-01 $1,500,000 $2,253,136 197
Source: The Hockey News Ultimate Fantasy Guide 2000-01
2001-02 $1,600,000 $2,337,245 213 $100,000 7%
2002-03 $280,000 $402,628 732 -$1,320,000 -83%
2003-04 $2,800,000 $3,936,986 139 $2,520,000 900%
2004-05 NHL lockout year: Season cancelled - no NHL salary paid.
2005-06 $1,140,000 $1,509,921 278
2006-07 $1,140,000 $1,462,733 331
Source: NHLPA
2007-08 $900,000 $1,122,765 404 -$240,000 -21%
Source: NHLPA
Total:
US$15,443,007

In today's dollars:
US$22,944,932
NHL Rank:
784

In today's dollars:
688

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