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Hockey Fortune: $110,551,829

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Erik Karlsson’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $110,551,829 (US $130,486,944 in today's dollars), ranking #15 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Country of birth: Sweden
Position: C/LW
NHL Draft:
Salary History - Erik Karlsson
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Earnings
(US$)
In today's
US$
Rank
2009-10 $875,000 $1,242,717 441
Source(s): NHLPA
2010-11 $875,000 $1,222,657 469
Source(s): NHLPA
2011-12 $875,000 $1,185,261 536
Source(s): NHLPA
2012-13 $2,926,829 $3,884,337 85
Because of the lockout, his NHL salary of $5,000,000 was prorated for the 48-game season.
Source(s): NHLPA
2013-14 $5,500,000 $7,193,724 76
Source(s): NHLPA
2014-15 $6,500,000 $8,365,929 49
Source(s): NHLPA
2015-16 $7,000,000 $8,998,819 38
Source(s): NHLPA
2016-17 $7,000,000 $8,886,713 41
Source(s): NHLPA
2017-18 $7,000,000 $8,701,452 54
Source(s): NHLPA
2018-19 $7,500,000 $9,100,593 40
Source(s): NHLPA
2019-20 $14,500,000 $17,281,350 6
On June 17, 2019, signed a eight-year contract with the San Jose Sharks for $92M.
Source(s): NHLPA
2020-21 $12,000,000 $14,128,284 5
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 $12,000,000 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 $14,500,000 $16,303,137 1
Source(s): NHLPA
2022-23 $12,000,000 $12,491,971 3
Source(s): NHLPA
2023-24 $11,500,000 $11,500,000 12
Source(s): NHLPA
Career Total: US $110,551,829
(In today's dollars: US $130,486,944)

NHL Rank: 15
(In today's dollars: 35)