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NHL Fortune: $7,200

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Art Ross’s net worth / earnings / salary history. He made US$7,200 (US$187,663 in today's dollars), ranking #5280 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$)
+/-
(%)
1908-09 $1,600 $41,888
Contract in Canadian currency: $1,600 . Salary of CAN$1,200 to play for the Montreal Wanderers of the ECAHA. Also got a CAN$400 bonus to play the 2-game Stanley Cup Challenge for the Wanderers.
Source: Book: Blades on Ice: A century of professional hockey
1909-10 $2,700 $70,686
Contract in Canadian currency: $2,700 . With the Haileybury Comets of the National Hockey Association.
Source: Book: Hockey: A People's History
1913-14 $1,500 $39,270
Contract in Canadian currency: $1,500 . With the Montreal Wanderers of the National Hockey Association.
Source: Book: Ultimate Hockey
1915-16 $1,400 $35,818
Contract in Canadian currency: $1,400 . With the Ottawa Senators of the National Hockey Association.
Source: Book: Win, Tie, or Wrangle: The Inside Story of the Old Ottawa Senators
Total:
US$7,200

In today's dollars:
US$187,663
NHL Rank:
5280

In today's dollars:
5101

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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