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NHL Fortune: $15,498,595

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Stephane Richer’s net worth / career earnings / salary history. He made US$15,498,595 (US$25,707,474 in today's dollars), ranking #783 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: June 7, 1966
Country of birth: Canada
Position: RW
NHL Draft:
  • Year: 1984
  • Round #2
  • Overall Pick: 29
  • 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
+/-
(US$)
+/-
(%)
1989-90 $232,375 $484,844 122
Contract in Canadian currency: $275,000.
Source: Canadian Press
1990-91 $642,750 $1,272,415 18 $410,375 177%
Contract in Canadian currency: $750,000. One-way contract.
Source: The Hockey News / Canadian Press / The Hockey News 1992 Yearbook
1991-92 $750,000 $1,424,444 27 $107,250 17%
Source: The Hockey News 1992 Yearbook
1992-93 $865,000 $1,594,505 53 $115,000 15%
Amount includes salary and any signing bonus paid in 1992-93.
Source: The Hockey News / La Presse
1993-94 $866,506 $1,551,505 81 $1,506 0%
1994-95 $521,482 $910,043 112 -$345,024 -40%
Because of the lockout, his NHL salary of $912,594 was prorated for the 48-game season.
Source: Guide Hockey 1995-1996
1995-96 $1,504,074 $2,553,116 81 $982,592 188%
Source: La Presse
1996-97 $1,790,723 $2,953,066 83 $286,649 19%
Source: La Presse / Guide Hockey RDS
1997-98 $1,890,723 $3,046,688 96 $100,000 6%
Includes base salary, signing bonus and bonuses paid in 1997-98.
Source: The Hockey News
1998-99 $2,067,962 $3,281,388 99 $177,239 9%
Includes base salary, signing bonus, bonuses paid in 1998-99, and deferred income paid in 1998-99.
Source: The Hockey News
1999-00 $2,067,000 $3,209,570 118 -$962 0%
Includes base salary, signing/reporting bonus, and deferred income paid in 1999-2000.
Source: The Hockey News
2000-01 $1,600,000 $2,403,345 187 -$467,000 -23%
Source: The Hockey News Ultimate Fantasy Guide 2000-01
2001-02 $700,000 $1,022,545 488 -$900,000 -56%
Career Earnings: US$15,498,595
(In today's dollars: US$25,707,474)

NHL Rank: 783
(In today's dollars: 615)

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