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Hockey Fortune: $50,723,780

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Jack Johnson’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $50,723,780 (US $63,116,913 in today's dollars), ranking #222 in NHL / hockey career earnings. Currently under contract for US $2,750,000 for a projected hockey fortune of US $53,473,780.

Country of birth: USA
Position: D
NHL Draft:
Salary History - Jack Johnson
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Earnings
(US$)
In today's
US$
Rank
2007-08 $850,000 $1,241,753 431
Source(s): NHLPA
2008-09 $850,000 $1,195,843 463
Source(s): NHLPA
2009-10 $1,200,000 $1,694,230 375
Source(s): NHLPA
2010-11 $1,650,000 $2,291,961 330
Source(s): NHLPA
2011-12 $3,500,000 $4,713,035 189
Source(s): NHLPA
2012-13 $2,048,780 $2,702,973 185
Because of the lockout, his NHL salary of $3,500,000 was prorated for the 48-game season.
Source(s): NHLPA
2013-14 $3,500,000 $4,550,781 208
Source(s): NHLPA
2014-15 $5,000,000 $6,397,314 110
Source(s): NHLPA
2015-16 $5,000,000 $6,389,756 128
Source(s): NHLPA
2016-17 $5,000,000 $6,310,154 136
Source(s): NHLPA
2017-18 $5,000,000 $6,178,606 151
Source(s): NHLPA
2018-19 $4,000,000 $4,824,977 260
On July 1, 2018, as a free agent, signed a five-year contract with the Pittsburgh Penguins for $16.25M.
Source(s): NHLPA / The Rise of the Pittsburgh Penguins 2009-2018
2019-20 $4,000,000 $4,739,107 259
Source(s): NHLPA
2020-21 $2,525,000 $2,955,265 353
On October 5, 2020, the Pittsburgh Penguins bought out the 3 years left on his contract. Per the buyout, he is paid two-third of the remaining salary owed ($8.25M) resulting in $1.375M to be paid in equals payments over 6 years.On October 9, 2020, as a free agent, signed a one-year contract with the New York Rangers for $1.15M. Earned his salary of $1.15M and $1.375M buyout.
Source(s): NBC Sports / The Athletic
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the NHL played a 56-game season instead of 82. Base salaries were not pro-rated but 10% of $2,525,000 was deferred and payable in three yearly payments, starting in October 2022, without interests. Escrow for the season was increased to 20% and performance bonuses were pro-rated (amounts and targets to reach).
2021-22 $2,125,000 $2,375,138 407
On October 10, 2021, as a free agent, signed a one-year contract with the Colorado Avalanche for $750,000. Earned his salary of $750,000 and $1.375M from the 2020 buyout.
Source(s): NBC Sports
2022-23 $2,325,000 $2,406,022 430
On August 17, 2022, as a free agent, signed a one-year contract with the Chicago Blackhawks for $950,000. Earnings: $950,000 salary plus $1.375 from 2020 buyout.
Source(s): The Athletic / Sportsnet / NHLPA
2023-24 $2,150,000 $2,150,000 446
On July 2, 2023, as a free agent, signed a one-year contract with the Colorado Avalanche for $775,000 .Earnings: $775,000 salary plus $1,375,000 from 2020 buyout.
Source(s): NHLPA / The Athletic / Sportsnet
Career Total: US $50,723,780
(In today's dollars: US $63,116,913)

NHL Rank: 222
(In today's dollars: 254)
Under Contract
2024-25 $1,375,000
Earning from 2020 buyout.
Source(s): The Athletic
2025-26 $1,375,000
Earning from 2020 buyout.
Source(s): The Athletic
Under contract for: US $2,750,000

Projected fortune at end of contract: US $53,473,780