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NHL Fortune: $105,269,512

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Carey Price’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $105,269,512 (US $124,136,833 in today's dollars), ranking #16 in NHL / hockey career earnings. Currently under contract for US $23,500,000 for a projected hockey fortune of US $128,769,512.

Country of birth: Canada
Position: G
NHL Draft:
  • Year: 2005
  • Round #1
  • Overall Pick: 5
  • By: Montreal Canadiens

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
(US$)
In today's
US$
NHL
Rank
2007-08 $850,000 $1,206,907 431
Source: NHLPA / The Globe and Mail
2008-09 $850,000 $1,162,285 463
Source: NHLPA
2009-10 $850,000 $1,166,403 464
Source: NHLPA
2010-11 $2,500,000 $3,375,218 249
Source: NHLPA
2011-12 $3,000,000 $3,926,380 237
Source: NHLPA
2012-13 $3,219,512 $4,128,335 69
Because of the lockout, his NHL salary of $5,500,000 was prorated for the 48-game season. Prior to the season, signed a six-year contract with the Montreal Canadiens for $39M.
Source: NHLPA / Book: La glorieuse histoire des Canadiens
2013-14 $5,750,000 $7,266,484 68
Source: NHLPA
2014-15 $6,750,000 $8,394,019 44
Source: NHLPA
2015-16 $7,000,000 $8,694,625 38
Source: NHLPA
2016-17 $7,000,000 $8,586,309 41
Source: NHLPA
2017-18 $7,000,000 $8,407,311 54
On July 2, 2017, signed a eight-year contract extension with the Montreal Canadiens, starting in 2018-19, for $84M: $2M base salary plus $13M signing bonus in 2018-19 and 2019-20; $1M base salary and $8.75M signing bonus in 2020-21; $2M base salary plus $11M signing bonus in 2021-22; $1M base salary plus $6.75M signing bonus in 2022-23; $2M base salary plus $6.5M signing bonus in 2023-24; $2M base salary plus $5.5M signing bonus in 2024-25 and 2025-26.
Source: NHLPA / Sportsnet
2018-19 $15,000,000 $17,585,919 2
$2M base salary plus $13M signing bonus.
Source: NHLPA / Sportsnet
2019-20 $15,000,000 $17,272,941 4
$2M base salary plus $13M signing bonus.
Source: NHLPA / Sportsnet
2020-21 $9,750,000 $11,091,190 21
$1M base salary and $8.75M signing bonus
Source: NHLPA / Sportsnet
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 $9,750,000 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 $13,000,000 $14,122,509 2
$2M base salary plus $11M signing bonus.
Source: NHLPA / Sportsnet
2022-23 $7,750,000 $7,750,000 50
$1M base salary plus $6.75M signing bonus.
Source: Sportsnet / NHLPA
Career Total: US $105,269,512
(In today's dollars: US $124,136,833)

NHL Rank: 16
(In today's dollars: 37)
Under Contract
2023-24 $8,500,000
$2M base salary plus $6.5M signing bonus.
Source: Sportsnet
2024-25 $7,500,000
$2M base salary plus $5.5M signing bonus.
Source: Sportsnet
2025-26 $7,500,000
$2M base salary plus $5.5M signing bonus.
Source: Sportsnet
Under contract for: US $23,500,000

Projected fortune at end of contract: US $128,769,512

 

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