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Hockey Fortune: $41,420,714

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Zigmund Palffy’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $41,420,714 (US $71,855,198 in today's dollars), ranking #337 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: May 5, 1972
Country of birth: Slovakia
Position: RW
NHL Draft:
Salary History - Zigmund Palffy
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Earnings
(US$)
In today's
US$
Rank
1992-93 $185,000 $399,348 578
Source(s): La Presse
1994-95 $185,714 $379,523 446
Because of the lockout, his NHL salary of $325,000 was prorated for the 48-game season.
Source(s): Guide Hockey 1995-1996
1995-96 $275,000 $546,643 594
Source(s): La Presse
1996-97 $1,550,000 $2,993,274 101
Prior to the season, signed a two-year contract with the New York Islanders for $3.1M.
Source(s): La Presse / Guide Hockey RDS / Book: We Want Fishsticks
1997-98 $1,725,000 $3,255,062 109
Includes base salary, signing bonus and bonuses paid in 1997-98.
Source(s): The Hockey News
1998-99 $3,750,000 $6,968,131 32
On December 17, 1998, as a restricted free agent holding out and playing in Slovakia, signed a five-year contract with the New York Islanders for $26M plus a sixth year option, for the Islanders, at $7M.
Source(s): Los Angeles Times / AP
1999-00 $5,000,000 $9,091,728 22
Includes base salary, signing/reporting bonus, and deferred income paid in 1999-2000.
Source(s): The Hockey News / The Sports Forecaster
2000-01 $5,000,000 $8,795,006 28
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 $7,250,000 $12,208,278 23
Does not include signing bonuses, performance bonuses and deferred payments.
Source(s): La Presse
2003-04 $7,000,000 $11,525,875 22
2004-05 NHL lockout year: Season cancelled - no NHL salary paid.
2005-06 $3,500,000 $5,428,593 60
Source(s): La Presse
Career Total: US $41,420,714
(In today's dollars: US $71,855,198)

NHL Rank: 337
(In today's dollars: 190)