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NHL Fortune: $275,000

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Paul Shmyr’s net worth / earnings / salary history. He made US$275,000 (US$1,490,078 in today's dollars), ranking #4267 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$)
+/-
(%)
1971-72 $25,000 $159,706
Source: Book: The Rebel League
1972-73 $50,000 $309,254
Signed a multi-year contract with the Cleveland Crusaders of the World Hockey Association for $50,000 per season. After making the all-star team in his first season, his contract was extended for 4 seasons.
Source: Book: The Rebel League
1973-74 $50,000 $291,284
With the Cleveland Crusaders of the WHA
Source: Book: The Rebel League
1974-75 $50,000 $262,279
With the Cleveland Crusaders of the WHA
Source: Book: The Rebel League
1975-76 $50,000 $240,301
With the Cleveland Crusaders of the WHA
Source: Book: The Rebel League
1976-77 $50,000 $227,254
With the San Diego Mariners of the WHA
Source: Book: The Rebel League
Total:
US$275,000

In today's dollars:
US$1,490,078
NHL Rank:
4267

In today's dollars:
2990

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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