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NHL Fortune: $4,171,921

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Jean-Jacques Daigneault’s net worth / career earnings / salary history. He made US$4,171,921 (US$6,970,732 in today's dollars), ranking #1691 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: November 12, 1965
Country of birth: Canada
Position: D
NHL Draft:
  • Year: 1984
  • Round #1
  • Overall Pick: 10
  • By: Vancouver Canucks

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
(US$)
In today's
US$
NHL
Rank
+/-
(US$)
+/-
(%)
1990-91 $154,260 $305,380 380
Contract in Canadian currency: $180,000. One-way contract. Plus bonus for games played: CAN$10,000 at 60 games. He played 51 NHL games and did not earn the bonus.
Source: The Hockey News / Canadian Press
1991-92 $157,140 $298,449 450 $2,880 2%
Contract in Canadian currency: $180,000.
1992-93 $248,100 $457,337 398 $90,960 58%
Contract in Canadian currency: $300,000. Amount includes salary and any signing bonus paid in 1992-93.
Source: The Hockey News / La Presse
1993-94 $329,375 $589,756 351 $81,275 33%
Contract in Canadian currency: $425,000.
1994-95 $250,971 $437,972 327 -$78,404 -24%
Contract in Canadian currency: $600,000. Because of the lockout, his NHL salary was prorated for the 48-game season.
Source: Guide Hockey 1995-1996
1995-96 $455,625 $773,408 373 $204,654 82%
Contract in Canadian currency: $625,000.
Source: La Presse
1996-97 $476,450 $785,710 465 $20,825 5%
Contract in Canadian currency: $650,000.
Source: La Presse / Guide Hockey RDS
1997-98 $650,000 $1,047,402 359 $173,550 36%
Includes base salary, signing bonus and bonuses paid in 1997-98.
Source: The Hockey News
1998-99 $700,000 $1,110,742 382 $50,000 8%
Includes base salary, signing bonus, bonuses paid in 1998-99, and deferred income paid in 1998-99.
Source: The Hockey News
1999-00 $750,000 $1,164,576 403 $50,000 7%
Includes base salary, signing/reporting bonus, and deferred income paid in 1999-2000.
Source: The Hockey News / The Sporting News / The Sports Forecaster
Career Earnings: US$4,171,921
(In today's dollars: US$6,970,732)

NHL Rank: 1691
(In today's dollars: 1497)

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