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Hockey Fortune: $5,483,829

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Peter Stastny’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $5,483,829 (US $13,721,229 in today's dollars), ranking #1728 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: September 18, 1956
Salary History - Peter Stastny
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Earnings
(US$)
In today's
US$
Rank
1980-81 $180,000 $661,594
Signed a six-year contract with the Quebec Nordiques for $180,000/season and got a $300,000 signing bonus. His first season in the NHL. (According to the book Breakaway, he signed a six-year contract for $250,000 per year, the same as his brother Anton, which is unlikely)
Source(s): Book: Les Stastny
1981-82 $180,000 $599,670
Source(s): Book: Les Stastny
1982-83 $180,000 $564,995
Source(s): Book: Les Stastny
1983-84 $275,000 $836,320
Renegotiated the salary for the remaining 3 years of his 6-year contract to $275k/season plus multiple performance bonuses.
Source(s): Book: Les Stastny
1984-85 $275,000 $801,863
Source(s): Book: Les Stastny
1985-86 $275,000 $774,356
Source(s): Book: Les Stastny
1986-87 $275,000 $759,944
Minimum salary based on documented compensation for 1985-86 and 1987-88.
Source(s): HockeyZonePlus
1987-88 $301,600 $804,037
Amount in Canadian currency: $400,000.
Source(s): The Sporting News
1988-89 $325,200 $832,937
Amount in Canadian currency: $400,000.
Minimum salary based on documented compensation for 1987-88 and 1989-90.
Source(s): HockeyZonePlus
1989-90 $405,600 $991,016 25
Amount in Canadian currency: $480,000.
Source(s): Canadian Press
1990-91 $560,000 $1,298,209 24
One-way contract.
Source(s): The Hockey News / Canadian Press
1991-92 $560,000 $1,245,495 61
1992-93 $560,000 $1,208,837 113
Minimum salary based on documented compensation for 1991-92 and 1994-95.
Source(s): HockeyZonePlus
1993-94 $560,000 $1,174,194 182
Minimum salary based on documented compensation for 1991-92 and 1994-95.
Source(s): HockeyZonePlus
1994-95 $571,429 $1,167,762 106
Because of the lockout, his NHL salary of $1,000,000 was prorated for the 48-game season.
Retired from pro-hockey after the season.
Source(s): HockeyZonePlus
Career Total: US $5,483,829
(In today's dollars: US $13,721,229)

NHL Rank: 1728
(In today's dollars: 1285)

His brothers Anton and Marian played with him, earning significantly less. His son Paul hit the jackpot, playing in a different NHL era!