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Hockey Fortune: $19,487,029

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Uwe Krupp’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $19,487,029 (US $36,291,934 in today's dollars), ranking #786 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: June 24, 1965
Country of birth: Germany
Position: D
NHL Draft:
Salary History - Uwe Krupp
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Earnings
(US$)
In today's
US$
Rank
1989-90 $150,000 $366,500 320
Source(s): Canadian Press
1990-91 $277,000 $642,150 117
One-way contract. (Made $310,000 according to the Canadian Press)
Source(s): The Hockey News
1991-92 $382,000 $849,606 102
1992-93 $377,000 $813,806 186
Amount includes salary and any signing bonus paid in 1992-93.
Source(s): The Hockey News / La Presse
1993-94 $770,000 $1,614,516 105
1994-95 $481,029 $983,022 139
Amount in Canadian currency: $1,150,000.
Because of the lockout, his NHL salary of $1,150,000 was prorated for the 48-game season.
Source(s): Guide Hockey 1995-1996
1995-96 $1,300,000 $2,584,132 102
Source(s): La Presse
1996-97 $1,450,000 $2,800,159 120
One-way contract.
Source(s): The Gazette / La Presse / Guide Hockey RDS
1997-98 $1,500,000 $2,830,488 131
One-way contract. Includes base salary, signing bonus and bonuses paid in 1997-98.
Source(s): The Gazette / The Hockey News
1998-99 $4,100,000 $7,618,490 25
Prior to the season, as a free agent, signed a four-year contract with the Detroit Red Wings for $16.4M. Includes base salary, signing bonus, bonuses paid in 1998-99, and deferred income paid in 1998-99.
Source(s): The Hockey News / Sports Illustrated / Book: The Road to Hockeytown
1999-00 $2,050,000 $3,727,608 117
Had a contract for $4.1M but did not play due to an injury. Should have been paid, with his guaranteed contract, but the Red Wings suspended without pay because he raced his dogsled while rehabbing a herniated disk. He later filed a grievance and ended up being paid about half his salary.
Source(s): HockeyZonePlus
2000-01 $2,050,000 $3,605,952 135
Had a contract for $4.1M but did not play due to an injury. Should have been paid, with his guaranteed contract, but the Red Wings suspended without pay because he raced his dogsled while rehabbing a herniated disk. He later filed a grievance and ended up being paid about half his salary.
Source(s): HockeyZonePlus
2001-02 $4,100,000 $7,013,554 51
Source(s): HockeyZonePlus
2002-03 $500,000 $841,950 630
On July 19, 2002, as a free agent, signed a one-year contract with the Atlanta Thrashers for $500,000. Does not include signing bonuses, performance bonuses and deferred payments. Retired as a pro hockey player after the season.
Source(s): The Globe and Mail / La Presse
Career Total: US $19,487,029
(In today's dollars: US $36,291,934)

NHL Rank: 786
(In today's dollars: 599)