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Hockey Fortune: $127,369,878

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Anze Kopitar’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $127,369,878 (US $157,907,136 in today's dollars), ranking #6 in NHL / hockey career earnings. Currently under contract for US $14,000,000 for a projected hockey fortune of US $141,369,878.

Country of birth: Slovenia
Position: C
NHL Draft:
Salary History - Anze Kopitar
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Earnings
(US$)
In today's
US$
Rank
2006-07 $850,000 $1,284,761 424
Source(s): NHLPA
2007-08 $850,000 $1,249,132 431
Source(s): NHLPA
2008-09 $765,000 $1,082,654 516
Source(s): NHLPA
2009-10 $6,000,000 $8,521,488 45
Source(s): NHLPA
2010-11 $6,000,000 $8,383,931 48
Source(s): NHLPA
2011-12 $6,400,000 $8,669,334 45
Source(s): NHLPA
2012-13 $3,804,878 $5,049,638 42
Because of the lockout, his NHL salary of $6,500,000 was prorated for the 48-game season.
Source(s): NHLPA
2013-14 $7,500,000 $9,809,624 18
Source(s): NHLPA
2014-15 $7,500,000 $9,652,995 24
Source(s): NHLPA
2015-16 $7,700,000 $9,898,701 26
Source(s): NHLPA
2016-17 $14,000,000 $17,773,426 1
Source(s): NHLPA
2017-18 $13,000,000 $16,159,840 3
Source(s): NHLPA
2018-19 $12,000,000 $14,560,949 5
Source(s): NHLPA
2019-20 $11,000,000 $13,109,990 18
Source(s): NHLPA
2020-21 $8,000,000 $9,418,856 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 $8,000,000 $8,994,834 36
Source(s): NHLPA
2022-23 $7,000,000 $7,286,983 63
Source(s): NHLPA
2023-24 $7,000,000 $7,000,000 112
On July 6, 2023, signed a two-year contract extension with the Los Angeles Kings, starting in 2024-25, for $14M.
Source(s): NHLPA / Sportsnet
Career Total: US $127,369,878
(In today's dollars: US $157,907,136)

NHL Rank: 6
(In today's dollars: 12)
Under Contract
2024-25 $7,000,000
Source(s): Sportsnet
2025-26 $7,000,000
Source(s): Sportsnet
Under contract for: US $14,000,000

Projected fortune at end of contract: US $141,369,878