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NHL Fortune: $34,784,762

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Luc Robitaille’s net worth / career earnings / salary history. He made US$34,784,762 (US$55,161,671 in today's dollars), ranking #322 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Country of birth: Canada
Position: LW
NHL Draft:
  • Year: 1984
  • Round #9
  • Overall Pick: 171
  • By: Los Angeles Kings

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
(US$)
In today's
US$
NHL
Rank
+/-
(US$)
+/-
(%)
1989-90 $210,000 $438,159 162
Source: Canadian Press
1990-91 $320,000 $633,485 76 $110,000 52%
One-way contract.
Source: The Hockey News / Canadian Press
1991-92 $1,100,000 $2,089,184 10 $780,000 244%
1992-93 $1,400,000 $2,580,701 11 $300,000 27%
Amount includes salary and any signing bonus paid in 1992-93.
Source: The Hockey News / La Presse
1993-94 $1,600,000 $2,864,848 19 $200,000 14%
Includes base salary and any signing bonus and deferred payments allocated to the 1993-94 season.
Source: The Hockey News
1994-95 $971,429 $1,695,248 45 -$628,571 -39%
Because of the lockout, his NHL salary of $1,700,000 was prorated for the 48-game season.
Source: Guide Hockey 1995-1996
1995-96 $2,533,333 $4,300,249 29 $1,561,904 161%
Source: La Presse
1996-97 $2,900,000 $4,782,365 27 $366,667 14%
Source: La Presse / Guide Hockey RDS
1997-98 $3,100,000 $4,995,303 30 $200,000 7%
Includes base salary, signing bonus and bonuses paid in 1997-98.
Source: The Hockey News
1998-99 $3,500,000 $5,553,708 36 $400,000 13%
Includes base salary, signing bonus, bonuses paid in 1998-99, and deferred income paid in 1998-99.
Source: The Hockey News
1999-00 $3,500,000 $5,434,686 45
Includes base salary, signing/reporting bonus, and deferred income paid in 1999-2000.
Source: The Hockey News / The Sports Forecaster
2000-01 $3,500,000 $5,257,317 55
Source: The Hockey News Ultimate Fantasy Guide 2000-01
2001-02 $4,000,000 $5,843,113 54 $500,000 14%
2002-03 $4,000,000 $5,751,835 61
2003-04 $1,150,000 $1,616,977 345 -$2,850,000 -71%
2004-05 NHL lockout year: Season cancelled - no NHL salary paid.
2005-06 $1,000,000 $1,324,492 312
Career Earnings: US$34,784,762
(In today's dollars: US$55,161,671)

NHL Rank: 322
(In today's dollars: 190)

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