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Hockey Fortune: $49,446,800

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Eric Lindros’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $49,446,800 (US $92,825,442 in today's dollars), ranking #235 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: February 28, 1973
Country of birth: Canada
Position: C
NHL Draft:
Salary History - Eric Lindros
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Earnings
(US$)
In today's
US$
Rank
1992-93 $3,500,000 $7,600,128 2
Amount includes salary and any signing bonus paid in 1992-93. (According to the book A Season in Time, prior to the season, as a rookie, signed a six-year contract with the Philadelphia Flyers for a base salary of $2M for the first two seasons and $2.5M for the following four seasons. Also included a $2.5M signing bonus (to be paid in increments of $500,000 per season). The contract also stipulated that if the average salary of the three highest-paid players in the NHL (with the exception of Wayne Gretzky) exceeded Lindros's, he would immediately get a raise to that amount.)
Source(s): The Hockey News / La Presse
1993-94 $3,556,000 $7,500,437 2
Includes base salary and any signing bonus and deferred payments allocated to the 1993-94 season.
Source(s): The Hockey News
1994-95 $2,080,000 $4,275,914 7
Because of the lockout, his NHL salary of $3,640,000 was prorated for the 48-game season.
Source(s): Guide Hockey 1995-1996
1995-96 $4,182,000 $8,362,353 7
Source(s): La Presse
1996-97 $4,182,000 $8,124,038 11
Source(s): La Presse / Guide Hockey RDS
1997-98 $3,746,800 $7,112,198 17
Includes base salary, signing bonus and bonuses paid in 1997-98.
Source(s): The Hockey News
1998-99 $8,500,000 $15,888,289 1
Includes base salary, signing bonus, bonuses paid in 1998-99, and deferred income paid in 1998-99.
Source(s): The Hockey News
1999-00 $8,500,000 $15,547,785 4
Includes base salary, signing/reporting bonus, and deferred income paid in 1999-2000.
Source(s): The Hockey News / Le Droit / The Sports Forecaster
2001-02 $2,100,000 $3,613,656 159
2002-03 $2,700,000 $4,573,549 137
Does not include signing bonuses, performance bonuses and deferred payments.
Source(s): La Presse
2003-04 $3,300,000 $5,465,917 108
2004-05 NHL lockout year: Season cancelled - no NHL salary paid.
2005-06 $1,550,000 $2,418,378 212
Source(s): La Presse
2006-07 $1,550,000 $2,342,800 268
Source(s): NHLPA
Career Total: US $49,446,800
(In today's dollars: US $92,825,442)

NHL Rank: 235
(In today's dollars: 109)