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Hockey Fortune: $8,815,700

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Bobby Carpenter’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $8,815,700 (US $19,690,813 in today's dollars), ranking #1329 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: July 13, 1963
Country of birth: USA
Position: C
NHL Draft:
Salary History - Bobby Carpenter
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Earnings
(US$)
In today's
US$
Rank
1981-82 $200,000 $666,300
Prior to the season, as the third overall pick in the 1981 NHL draft, signed a three-year contract with the Washington Capitals worth $600,000 plus incentive and attendence bonuses.
Source(s): The Sporting News
1982-83 $200,000 $627,772
Source(s): The Sporting News
1983-84 $200,000 $608,233
Source(s): The Sporting News
1984-85 $200,000 $583,173
Estimated minimum salary based on documented salary for 1983-84 and 1985-86.
Source(s): HockeyZonePlus
1985-86 $280,000 $788,435
As a free agent, prior to the season, signed a three-year plus one-option-year contract with the Washington Capitals for $1.3M plus incentives: $280,000 / $335,000 / $335,000 / $350,000. Also included in the contract was a deferred payment clause calling for $135,000 to be paid every year, for 10 years, starting in 1989-90. He was reportedly seeking a eight-year contract for a guaranteed $800,000 per year while the Washington Caps were offering a guaranteed salary of $250,000 plus incentives and bonuses that could reach a total yearly compensation of $800,000. (According to La Presse, it was a four-year contract for $1.1M.)
Source(s): The Sporting News
1986-87 $335,000 $925,750
Source(s): The Sporting News
1987-88 $335,000 $893,078
Source(s): The Sporting News
1988-89 $350,000 $896,457
Source(s): The Sporting News
1989-90 $405,000 $989,550 26
Base salary of $270,000 plus $135,000 in deferred payment from his 1985-86 contract.
Source(s): Canadian Press / The Sporting News
1990-91 $505,000 $1,170,706 29
One-way contract. Base salary of $370,000 plus $135,000 in deferred payment from his 1985-86 contract.
Source(s): The Hockey News / Canadian Press / The Sporting News
1991-92 $505,000 $1,123,170 68
Base salary of $370,000 plus $135,000 in deferred payment from his 1985-86 contract.
Source(s): The Sporting News
1992-93 $660,000 $1,424,701 89
Amount includes salary and any signing bonus paid in 1992-93. Base salary of $525,000 plus $135,000 in deferred payment from his 1985-86 contract.
Source(s): The Hockey News / La Presse / The Sporting News
1993-94 $435,000 $912,097 253
Base salary of $300,000 plus $135,000 in deferred payment from his 1985-86 contract.
Source(s): The Sporting News
1994-95 $306,491 $626,340 262
Base salary of $300,000 (which ended up being pro-rated to $171,429 because of the shortened season due to the lock-out) plus $135,000 in deferred payment from his 1985-86 contract.
Source(s): Guide Hockey 1995-1996 / The Sporting News
1995-96 $877,852 $1,744,989 177
Base salary of $742,852 plus $135,000 in deferred payment from his 1985-86 contract.
Source(s): La Presse / The Sporting News
1996-97 $877,852 $1,695,259 212
Base salary of $742,852 plus $135,000 in deferred payment from his 1985-86 contract.
Source(s): La Presse / Guide Hockey RDS / The Sporting News
1997-98 $1,103,595 $2,082,475 192
Includes base salary, signing bonus and bonuses paid in 1997-98. Base salary of $968,585 plus $135,000 in deferred payment from his 1985-86 contract.
Source(s): The Hockey News / The Sporting News
1998-99 $1,039,910 $1,932,328 241
Includes base salary, signing bonus, bonuses paid in 1998-99, and deferred income paid in 1998-99. Base salary of $904,910 plus $135,000 in deferred payment from his 1985-86 contract. Retired as a pro-hockey player after the season.
Source(s): The Hockey News
Career Total: US $8,815,700
(In today's dollars: US $19,690,813)

NHL Rank: 1329
(In today's dollars: 1010)