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NHL Fortune: $850,750

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Laurie Boschman’s net worth / earnings / salary history. He made US$850,750 (US$1,653,962 in today's dollars), ranking #3204 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

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All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
(US$)
In today's
US$
NHL
Rank
+/-
(US$)
+/-
(%)
1979-80 $0 $0
Contract in Canadian currency: $0. After being drafted 9th overall in the NHL, had an agreement with the Toronto Maple Leafs that he would earn CAN$15,000 if he was sent to play another junior year. He ended up playing the whole season in the NHL at an unknown salary.
Source: Copy of agreement
1989-90 $169,000 $352,614 266
Contract in Canadian currency: $200,000.
Source: Canadian Press
1990-91 $225,000 $445,419 188 $56,000 33%
One-way contract
Source: The Hockey News / Canadia Press
1991-92 $250,000 $474,815 234 $25,000 11%
1992-93 $206,750 $381,114 478 -$43,250 -17%
Contract in Canadian currency: $250,000. Amount includes salary and any signing bonus paid in 1992-93. Retired from the NHL after the season. Played 7 games in England in 1994-95 and then retired for good from pro hockey.
Source: The Hockey News / La Presse
Total:
US$850,750

In today's dollars:
US$1,653,962
NHL Rank:
3204

In today's dollars:
2871

Contract(s) (click to enlarge)

Interesting animated bar chart race showing that 36 players and 1 commissioner appeared, in the past 25 years, in the yearly Top Ten NHL/hockey fortunes accumulated. Jaromir Jagr is #1 in total hockey earnings since 2002-03 and will be taken over in 2-3 years by Crosby and Ovechkin. How is your 401k/RSSP doing?

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