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NHL Fortune: $991,820

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Ken Dryden’s net worth / earnings / salary history. He made US $991,820 (US $4,671,574 in today's dollars), ranking #2868 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Season   Salary
($US)
In today's
$
NHL
Rank
+/-
($)
+/-
(%)
1972-73 $100,900 $617,228
Like all players on the roster, got a $C19,000 ($C115,000 in today's dollars) bonus for winning the Stanley Cup with the Montreal Canadiens.
Source: Book: Robinson for Defense; Book: Between the Pipes
1973-74 $0 $0
After Montreal refused to raise his salary, he quit and did not play that season. Instead, with his law degree, he worked as an intern at a Toronto law firm, earning $134 per week.
Source: Book: Between the Pipes
1974-75 $204,400 $1,060,144
Source: Book: Between the Pipes
1975-76 $176,940 $840,958
Estimated minimum salary based on documented 1974-75 and 1977-78 salaries.
Source: HockeyZonePlus
1976-77 $182,520 $820,217
Estimated minimum salary based on documented 1974-75 and 1977-78 salaries.
Source: HockeyZonePlus
1977-78 $169,200 $713,935
Source: The Hockey News 1979 Yearbook / Globe and Mail
1978-79 $157,860 $619,092
Estimated minimum salary for his last NHL season based on documented 1977-78 salary.
Source: HockeyZonePlus
Total:
US $991,820

In today's dollars:
US $4,671,574
NHL Rank:
2868

In today's dollars:
1740