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Hockey Fortune: $70,743,496

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Oliver Ekman-Larsson’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $70,743,496 (US $82,869,344 in today's dollars), ranking #90 in NHL / hockey career earnings. Currently under contract for US $16,916,669 for a projected hockey fortune of US $87,660,165.

Country of birth: Sweden
Position: D
NHL Draft:
Salary History - Oliver Ekman-Larsson
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Earnings
(US$)
In today's
US$
Rank
2010-11 $900,000 $1,250,161 434
Source(s): NHLPA
2011-12 $900,000 $1,211,923 489
Source(s): NHLPA
2012-13 $526,829 $695,050 526
Because of the lockout, his NHL salary of $900,000 was prorated for the 48-game season.
Source(s): NHLPA
2013-14 $3,500,000 $4,550,781 208
Source(s): NHLPA
2014-15 $4,000,000 $5,117,851 176
Source(s): NHLPA
2015-16 $6,000,000 $7,667,707 72
Source(s): NHLPA
2016-17 $6,000,000 $7,572,184 72
Source(s): NHLPA
2018-19 $7,000,000 $8,443,710 54
Source(s): NHLPA
2019-20 $8,000,000 $9,478,213 48
Source(s): NHLPA
2020-21 $8,000,000 $9,363,215 33
Source(s): NHLPA
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 $8,000,000 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 $10,500,000 $11,735,978 11
Source(s): NHLPA
2022-23 $10,500,000 $10,865,904 11
Source(s): NHLPA
2023-24 $4,916,667 $4,916,667 240
On June 16, 2023, the Vancouver Canucks bought out the 4 years left on his contract and he became a free agent. Per the buyout, he is paid two-third of the remaining salary owed ($29M) over a period of twice the remaining length of the contract resulting in $19,333,333 to be paid in equals yearly payments of $2,416,667 over 8 years. On July 1, 2023, as a free agent, signed a one-year contract with the Florida Panthers for $2.25M. Earnings: $2.25M salary plus $2,416,667 buyout for 2023.
Source(s): The Province / Sportsnet
Career Total: US $70,743,496
(In today's dollars: US $82,869,344)

NHL Rank: 90
(In today's dollars: 135)
Under Contract
2024-25 $2,416,667
His 2023 buyout payment: $2,416,667.
Source(s): The Province
2025-26 $2,416,667
His 2023 buyout payment: $2,416,667.
Source(s): The Province
2026-27 $2,416,667
His 2023 buyout payment: $2,416,667.
Source(s): The Province
2027-28 $2,416,667
His 2023 buyout payment: $2,416,667.
Source(s): The Province
2028-29 $2,416,667
His 2023 buyout payment: $2,416,667.
Source(s): The Province
2029-30 $2,416,667
His 2023 buyout payment: $2,416,667.
Source(s): The Province
2030-31 $2,416,667
His 2023 buyout payment: $2,416,667.
Source(s): The Province
Under contract for: US $16,916,669

Projected fortune at end of contract: US $87,660,165