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NHL Fortune: $33,442,750

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Gary Roberts’s net worth / career earnings / salary history. He made US$33,442,750 (US$49,731,161 in today's dollars), ranking #343 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Country of birth: Canada
Position: LW
NHL Draft:
  • Year: 1984
  • Round #1
  • Overall Pick: 12
  • By: Calgary Flames

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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 $152,100 $317,352 300
Contract in Canadian currency: $180,000.
Source: Canadian Press
1990-91 $205,680 $407,173 239 $53,580 35%
Contract in Canadian currency: $240,000. One-way contract.
Source: The Hockey News / Canadian Press
1991-92 $436,500 $829,026 80 $230,820 112%
Contract in Canadian currency: $500,000.
1992-93 $545,820 $1,006,142 115 $109,320 25%
Contract in Canadian currency: $660,000. Amount includes salary and any signing bonus paid in 1992-93.
Source: The Hockey News
1993-94 $1,600,000 $2,864,848 19 $1,054,180 193%
1994-95 $1,000,000 $1,745,109 42 -$600,000 -38%
Because of the lockout, his NHL salary of $1,750,000 was prorated for the 48-game season.
Source: Guide Hockey 1995-1996
1996-97 $1,502,650 $2,478,007 104
Contract in Canadian currency: $2,050,000.
Source: La Presse
1997-98 $2,500,000 $4,028,470 52 $997,350 66%
Includes base salary, signing bonus and bonuses paid in 1997-98.
Source: The Hockey News
1998-99 $2,500,000 $3,966,935 73
Includes base salary, signing bonus, bonuses paid in 1998-99, and deferred income paid in 1998-99.
Source: The Hockey News
1999-00 $2,500,000 $3,881,919 84
Includes base salary, signing/reporting bonus, and deferred income paid in 1999-2000.
Source: The Hockey News / The Sports Forecaster
2000-01 $2,750,000 $4,130,749 81 $250,000 10%
Source: The Hockey News Ultimate Fantasy Guide 2000-01
2001-02 $2,750,000 $4,017,140 105
2002-03 $2,500,000 $3,594,897 143 -$250,000 -9%
2003-04 $4,250,000 $5,975,783 69 $1,750,000 70%
2004-05 NHL lockout year: Season cancelled - no NHL salary paid.
2005-06 $2,250,000 $2,980,107 128
2006-07 $2,250,000 $2,886,974 170
Source: NHLPA
2007-08 $2,500,000 $3,118,790 173 $250,000 11%
Source: NHLPA
2008-09 $1,250,000 $1,501,742 358 -$1,250,000 -50%
Source: NHLPA
Career Earnings: US$33,442,750
(In today's dollars: US$49,731,161)

NHL Rank: 343
(In today's dollars: 233)

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