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Hockey Fortune: $64,477,641

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Patrick Roy’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $64,477,641 (US $113,930,343 in today's dollars), ranking #119 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: October 6, 1965
Country of birth: Canada
Position: G
NHL Draft:
Salary History - Patrick Roy
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Earnings
(US$)
In today's
US$
Rank
1984-85 $32,474 $94,690
Amount in Canadian currency: $42,065.
As a rookie drafted in the 3rd round, 51st overall in the NHL, he signed a three-year contract plus one-year option with the Montreal Canadiens: a two-way contract for 1984-85 (CAN$75,000 in the NHL; CAN$30,000 in the AHL; CAN$5,000 in junior); CAN$85,000 in 1985-86; CAN$95,000 in 1986-87; and CAN$100,000 in 1987-88. The agreement also included a CAN$35,000 signing bonus and performances bonuses. In 1984-85, he ended up playing the whole season in junior, except one game in the AHL and one in the NHL, earning CAN$42,065 including his signing bonus.
Source(s): Book: Patrick Roy - Le Guerrier
1985-86 $62,220 $175,202
Amount in Canadian currency: $85,000.
Source(s): Book: Patrick Roy - Le Guerrier
1986-87 $68,400 $189,019
Amount in Canadian currency: $95,000.
Source(s): Book: Patrick Roy - Le Guerrier
1987-88 $113,100 $301,514
Amount in Canadian currency: $150,000.
Signed a new one-year plus one-year option contract with the Montreal Canadiens: Base salary of CAN$150,000 for 1987-88 and CAN$175,000 for 1988-89. Plus CAN$250,000 to be paid in deferred payments between 1992-93 and 1996-1997, various performance bonuses of CAN$10,000 each and a CAN$100,000 bonus if he won the Vezina trophy. He did not win the Vezina trophy in 1987-88.
Source(s): Book: Patrick Roy - Le Guerrier
1988-89 $223,575 $572,644
Amount in Canadian currency: $275,000.
He earned a CAN$100,000 bonus per his contract with the Montreal Canadiens as he won the Vezina trophy.
Source(s): Book: Patrick Roy - Le Guerrier
1989-90 $253,500 $619,385 98
Amount in Canadian currency: $300,000.
Source(s): Canadian Press
1990-91 $668,460 $1,549,644 17
Amount in Canadian currency: $780,000.
Signed a 3-year plus 1-year option contract with the Montreal Canadiens: base salaries of CAN$780,000 in 1990-91 and 1991-92, CAN$1.04M in 1992-93, and an unspecified amount for the 1993-94 option year. The agreement also included generous performance bonuses.(According to the Hockey News, he earned CAN$500,000. According to the Canadian Press, he earned CAN$1,200,000.)
Source(s): Book: Patrick Roy - Le Guerrier
1991-92 $1,047,600 $2,329,966 14
Amount in Canadian currency: $1,200,000.
1992-93 $1,348,010 $2,909,865 15
Amount in Canadian currency: $1,630,000.
Amount includes salary, any signing bonus paid in 1992-93, and $25,000 received from the NHL for winning the Conn Smythe trophy.
Source(s): The Hockey News / La Presse
1993-94 $1,240,000 $2,600,000 36
Amount in Canadian currency: $1,600,000.
Includes base salary and any signing bonus and deferred payments allocated to the 1993-94 season.
Source(s): The Hockey News
1994-95 $1,457,841 $2,979,221 18
Amount in Canadian currency: $3,485,276.
Because of the lockout, his NHL salary of $3,485,276 was prorated for the 48-game season.
Prior to the season, signed a four-year contract with the Montreal Canadiens for $16M.
Source(s): Guide Hockey 1995-1996 / Book: La glorieuse histoire des Canadiens
1995-96 $2,929,997 $5,824,229 20
Amount in Canadian currency: $4,019,200.
Source(s): La Presse
1996-97 $4,455,944 $8,605,071 7
Prior to the season, signed a three-year, one-way contract with the Colorado Avalanche for $14M over 3 years. (Earned $4,566,600 according to The Gazette.)
Source(s): Book: Patrick Roy - Le Guerrier / La Presse / Guide Hockey RDS
1997-98 $4,463,260 $8,422,137 12
One-way contract. Includes base salary, signing bonus and bonuses paid in 1997-98.
Source(s): The Gazette / The Hockey News
1998-99 $5,113,260 $9,501,297 11
One-way contract. Includes base salary, signing bonus, bonuses paid in 1998-99, and deferred income paid in 1998-99.
Source(s): The Gazette / The Hockey News
1999-00 $7,500,000 $13,637,592 8
Includes base salary, signing/reporting bonus, and deferred income paid in 1999-2000.
Source(s): The Hockey News / The Sports Forecaster
2000-01 $7,500,000 $13,192,509 10
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 $8,500,000 $14,540,295 13
2002-03 $8,500,000 $14,313,153 15
Does not include signing bonuses, performance bonuses and deferred payments.
Source(s): La Presse
2013-14 $3,000,000 $3,900,670 266
On May 23, 2013, signed a four-year contract as the head coach and Vice President of Hockey Operations of the Colorado Avalanche for an undisclosed salary. It is assumed that he earned $3M, based on the documented salary that he was to earn in 2016-17.
Source(s): SB Nation
2014-15 $3,000,000 $3,838,388 276
As head coach and Vice President of Hockey Operations of the Colorado Avalanche. It is assumed that he earned $3M, based on the documented salary that he was to earn in 2016-17.
Source(s): HockeyZonePlus
2015-16 $3,000,000 $3,833,854 280
As head coach and Vice President of Hockey Operations of the Colorado Avalanche. It is assumed that he earned $3M, based on the documented salary that he was to earn in 2016-17.
Source(s): HockeyZonePlus
2016-17 $0 $0 814
On August 11, 2016, announced that he was quitting his job, leaving on the table the fourth and last year of his contract at $3M.
Source(s): Le Journal de Quebec
Career Total: US $64,477,641
(In today's dollars: US $113,930,343)

NHL Rank: 119
(In today's dollars: 58)