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Hockey Fortune: $37,098,963

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Rickard Rakell’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $37,098,963 (US $42,443,013 in today's dollars), ranking #391 in NHL / hockey career earnings. Currently under contract for US $18,000,000 for a projected hockey fortune of US $55,098,963.

Country of birth: Sweden
Position: RW
NHL Draft:
Salary History - Rickard Rakell
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Earnings
(US$)
In today's
US$
Rank
2012-13 $541,463 $714,357 484
Because of the lockout, his NHL salary of $925,000 was prorated for the 48-game season.
Source(s): NHLPA
2014-15 $925,000 $1,183,503 514
Source(s): NHLPA
2015-16 $832,500 $1,063,894 588
Source(s): NHLPA
2016-17 $3,800,000 $4,795,717 248
Source(s): NHLPA
2017-18 $3,800,000 $4,695,741 257
Source(s): NHLPA
2018-19 $3,800,000 $4,583,728 284
Source(s): NHLPA
2019-20 $3,800,000 $4,502,151 291
Source(s): NHLPA
2020-21 $3,800,000 $4,447,527 246
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 $3,800,000 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 $3,800,000 $4,247,306 270
Source(s): NHLPA
2022-23 $6,000,000 $6,209,088 98
On July 11, 2022, signed a six-year contract with the Pittsburgh Penguins for $30M.
Source(s): Sportsnet / NHLPA
2023-24 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 149
Source(s): NHLPA / Sportsnet
Career Total: US $37,098,963
(In today's dollars: US $42,443,013)

NHL Rank: 391
(In today's dollars: 489)
Under Contract
2024-25 $4,500,000
Source(s): Sportsnet
2025-26 $4,500,000
Source(s): Sportsnet
2026-27 $4,500,000
Source(s): Sportsnet
2027-28 $4,500,000
Source(s): Sportsnet
Under contract for: US $18,000,000

Projected fortune at end of contract: US $55,098,963