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Hockey Fortune: $80,649,197

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Rob Blake’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $80,649,197 (US $134,862,788 in today's dollars), ranking #59 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: December 10, 1969
Country of birth: Canada
Position: D
NHL Draft:
Salary History - Rob Blake
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Earnings
(US$)
In today's
US$
Rank
1990-91 $135,000 $312,961 449
His first full season in this NHL. Had a two-way contract: $135,000 in the NHL and $65,000 in the minor leagues. Plus bonus for games played: $10,000 at 60 games and an additional $10,000 at 80 games. He played in the NHL only, earning a full NHL salary. He played 75 NHL games that season, earning the first bonus and 132 NHL games between 1990 and 1992, possibly earning the second bonus depending on the terms of the contract.
Source(s): The Hockey News / Canadian Press
1991-92 $155,000 $344,735 469
1992-93 $165,000 $356,175 674
Amount includes salary and any signing bonus paid in 1992-93.
Source(s): The Hockey News / La Presse / Book: The Last Good Year
1993-94 $175,000 $366,935 593
Estimated minimum salary based on documented contract for 1992-93.
Source(s): HockeyZonePlus
1994-95 $885,714 $1,810,031 56
Because of the lockout, his NHL salary of $1,550,000 was prorated for the 48-game season.
Source(s): Guide Hockey 1995-1996
1995-96 $2,325,000 $4,621,620 35
Earned $2.25M according to the book The Last Good Year
Source(s): La Presse
1996-97 $3,075,000 $5,938,269 21
Source(s): La Presse / Guide Hockey RDS
1997-98 $3,150,000 $5,944,026 29
Includes base salary, signing bonus and bonuses paid in 1997-98.
Source(s): The Hockey News
1998-99 $5,267,500 $9,787,901 10
Includes base salary, signing bonus, bonuses paid in 1998-99, and deferred income paid in 1998-99.
Source(s): The Hockey News
1999-00 $5,267,500 $9,578,135 21
Includes base salary, signing/reporting bonus, and deferred income paid in 1999-2000.
Source(s): The Hockey News / The Sports Forecaster
2000-01 $5,267,500 $9,265,539 25
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 $9,285,194 $15,883,466 8
Source(s): Book: The Last Good Year
2002-03 $9,305,158 $15,668,959 11
Does not include signing bonuses, performance bonuses and deferred payments.
Source(s): La Presse
2003-04 $9,326,519 $15,356,613 9
2004-05 NHL lockout year: Season cancelled - no NHL salary paid.
2005-06 $6,364,112 $9,870,907 15
Source(s): La Presse
2006-07 $6,000,000 $9,015,328 18
Source(s): NHLPA
2007-08 $6,000,000 $8,765,313 29
Source(s): NHLPA
2008-09 $5,000,000 $7,034,371 72
Source(s): NHLPA
2009-10 $3,500,000 $4,941,503 147
Retired as a pro hockey player after the season.
Source(s): NHLPA
Career Total: US $80,649,197
(In today's dollars: US $134,862,788)

NHL Rank: 59
(In today's dollars: 27)