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Hockey Fortune: $77,048,829

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Ryan Kesler’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $77,048,829 (US $97,712,002 in today's dollars), ranking #78 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Country of birth: USA
Position: C
NHL Draft:
Salary History - Ryan Kesler
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Earnings
(US$)
In today's
US$
Rank
2005-06 $722,000 $1,119,841 447
Source(s): La Presse
2006-07 $1,900,000 $2,854,854 223
Source(s): NHLPA
2007-08 $1,750,000 $2,556,550 254
Source(s): NHLPA
2008-09 $1,750,000 $2,462,030 306
Source(s): NHLPA
2009-10 $1,750,000 $2,470,751 304
During the season, signed a six-year contract extension with the Vancouver Canucks, starting in 2010-11, for $30M.
Source(s): NHLPA / The Globe and Mail
2010-11 $5,000,000 $6,945,336 75
Source(s): NHLPA
2011-12 $5,000,000 $6,732,907 83
Source(s): NHLPA
2012-13 $2,926,829 $3,861,390 85
Because of the lockout, his NHL salary of $5,000,000 was prorated for the 48-game season.
Source(s): NHLPA
2013-14 $5,000,000 $6,501,116 90
Source(s): NHLPA
2014-15 $5,000,000 $6,397,314 110
Source(s): NHLPA
2015-16 $5,000,000 $6,389,756 128
Source(s): NHLPA
2016-17 $7,875,000 $9,938,492 32
Source(s): NHLPA
2017-18 $6,675,000 $8,248,440 73
Source(s): NHLPA
2018-19 $6,675,000 $8,051,681 83
Source(s): NHLPA
2019-20 $6,675,000 $7,908,384 89
Source(s): NHLPA
2020-21 $6,675,000 $7,812,432 65
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 $6,675,000 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 $6,675,000 $7,460,729 86
Source(s): NHLPA
Career Total: US $77,048,829
(In today's dollars: US $97,712,002)

NHL Rank: 78
(In today's dollars: 88)