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Hockey Fortune: $43,832,857

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Olaf Kolzig’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $43,832,857 (US $71,643,384 in today's dollars), ranking #297 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Country of birth: South Africa
Position: G
NHL Draft:
Salary History - Olaf Kolzig
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Earnings
(US$)
In today's
US$
Rank
1990-91 $25,000 $57,956 831
Two-way contract: $100,000 in the NHL and $25,000 in the minor leagues. Plus bonus for games played: $10,000 at 90 games. He played in the AHL/ECHL, earning a minor league salary. He played 133 NHL games between 1990 and 1998 and possibly earned the bonus depending on the terms of the contract.
Source(s): The Hockey News
1992-93 $100,000 $215,864 1054
Source(s): La Presse
1994-95 $142,857 $291,941 570
Because of the lockout, his NHL salary of $250,000 was prorated for the 48-game season.
Source(s): Guide Hockey 1995-1996
1995-96 $325,000 $646,033 530
Source(s): La Presse
1996-97 $500,000 $965,572 428
Source(s): La Presse / Guide Hockey RDS
1997-98 $550,000 $1,037,846 427
Includes base salary, signing bonus and bonuses paid in 1997-98.
Source(s): The Hockey News
1998-99 $600,000 $1,114,901 447
Includes base salary, signing bonus, bonuses paid in 1998-99, and deferred income paid in 1998-99.
Source(s): The Hockey News
1999-00 $3,000,000 $5,455,037 60
Includes base salary, signing/reporting bonus, and deferred income paid in 1999-2000.
Source(s): The Hockey News / The Sports Forecaster
2000-01 $3,000,000 $5,277,003 70
Includes base salary, bonuses paid in 2000-01, and deferred income paid in 2000-01.
Source(s): The Hockey News / The Hockey News Ultimate Fantasy Guide 2000-01
2001-02 $6,000,000 $10,263,738 23
2002-03 $6,000,000 $10,103,402 30
Does not include signing bonuses, performance bonuses and deferred payments.
Source(s): La Presse
2003-04 $6,250,000 $10,290,960 32
2004-05 NHL lockout year: Season cancelled - no NHL salary paid.
2005-06 $4,940,000 $7,662,072 25
During the season, signed a $5.45M contract extension with the Washington Capitals.
Source(s): Book: Brodeur - Beyond the Crease / La Presse
2006-07 $5,450,000 $8,188,923 30
Source(s): NHLPA
2007-08 $5,450,000 $7,961,826 47
Source(s): NHLPA
2008-09 $1,500,000 $2,110,311 335
Source(s): NHLPA
Career Total: US $43,832,857
(In today's dollars: US $71,643,384)

NHL Rank: 297
(In today's dollars: 192)