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How Much Does Kevin Bieksa Make On Sportsnet? Salary and Net Worth

Kevin Bieksa, a formal hockey player announced his retirement in November 3 after playing his last match against the Ducks ( Source : dailyhive )

Kevin Bieksa, a Canadian professional Ice Hockey defenceman, has a net worth of $5 million throughout his career.

The Vancouver Canucks tweeted on October 14 about the retirement of defenceman Kevin Bieksa and signed a one-day contract with the team to play a game for his last match. His contract and retirement celebration was made on November 3. Coincidentally, he wore jersey no.3 during his entire time with Vancouver.

Bieksa had not played his professional hockey match in the last five years, but he has yet to mention officially retiring.

On Hockey Night in Canada, he said his most unforgettable moments in professional hockey took place in Vancouver Canucks, so he wanted to make his official retirement in Vancouver colors.

Kevin Bieksa Salaries And Career Earning

Kelvin Bieksa earns a salary of $41,207,600 throughout his hockey journey.

Kelvin played 12 seasons in his career from 2005-2006 season and recently announced his retirement from professional hockey. He started his career in Vancouver and ended with the same team.

He was drafted by Vancouver Canucks in the off-season of 2001 with the 151st pick in the NHL Entry Draft 2001. In 2006, he extended the contract for two years of $1.50 million and $11.25 million in 2007. In the first season, he takes $4.25 million to his home, and in the remaining years, he set $3.5 million. He has the remaining last season from the original contract worth $550,000.

Kevin Bieksa spent most of his career in single team and earned his net worth in millions
Kevin Bieksa spent most of his career in single team and earned his net worth in millions ( Source : cms )

On June 27, 2011, Vancouver re-signed Kelvin for a five-year contract worth $23 million. Kelvin made $7 million in his first year. Similarly, he made $4.5 million, followed by $5, $4, and $2 million annually.

Vancouver traded to Anaheim Ducks in the 2016 NHL Draft and signed a contract of $800,000 with the Ducks for the season 2017-18. On October 13, 2022, Vancouver Canucks announced the retirement of Bieksa on November 3 after playing a match against the Ducks.

How Kevin Bieksa Mada His Net Worth Of $5 Million?

Kelvin Bieksa, a professional hockey player, had made a net worth of $5 million throughout his career.

Kelvin played 12 seasons in his career and recently announced his retirement from professional hockey. He started his career in Vancouver and ended with the same team.

He started playing minor hockey for the team Jr. Kings in the OMHA's Niagara District BB-E League. Moreover, he started a three-year Junior career with the Burlington Cougars of the Ontario Junior Hockey League. He was drafted by Vancouver Canucks in the off-season of 2001 with the 151st pick in the NHL Entry Draft 2001.

Kevin with his writer wife, Katie bieksa and two children enjoying a holiday
Kevin with his writer wife, Katie bieksa and two children enjoying a holiday ( Source : images )

In 2006, he re-signed a contract of two years worth $1.50 million. His performance for the team was increasing, resulting in a contract extension for three-year worth $11.25 million in 2007.

On June 27, 2011, Vancouver re-signed Kelvin for a five-year contract worth $23 million. Kelvin made $7 million in his first year and $4.5 million, followed by $5, $4, and $2 million annually.

Moreover, Kelvin and his friend Dean Caban established a West Coast Academy, an Ice Hockey Academy in Southern California. From the 2019 to 2021 seasons, he played the role of Assistant coach for the Anaheim Jr. Ducks. And for the 2021-22 season, he played the role of Assistant coach for the Fairmont Preparatory Academy Huskies.

His wife, Katie Bieksa, also published her first book, Newport jane, whose cost is $16 per copy and is available on Amazon. This novel reflects her first foray into Fiction with the main character Ellen. While her children were at school and Kevin played for the Ducks, she started writing as a hobby. With her master's degree in English literature and some academic experience, Katie started to write efficiently. Moreover, Katie revealed that she is writing her second novel, Cedar, which is already out in the market, worth $21.95 per copy.