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NHL Fortune: $5,300,000

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Jimmy Carson’s net worth / earnings / salary history. He made US$5,300,000 (US$9,580,131 in today's dollars), ranking #1497 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Did you know that Gary Bettman accumulated the 4th largest NHL fortune with $120M?

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All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
(US$)
In today's
US$
NHL
Rank
+/-
(US$)
+/-
(%)
1989-90 $400,000 $834,589 23
Source: Canadian Press
1990-91 $500,000 $989,821 26 $100,000 25%
One-way contract.
Source: The Hockey News / Canadian Press
1991-92 $600,000 $1,139,555 52 $100,000 20%
1992-93 $600,000 $1,106,015 94
Amount includes salary and any signing bonus paid in 1992-93.
Source: The Hockey News
1993-94 $1,000,000 $1,790,530 53 $400,000 67%
1994-95 $400,000 $698,043 172 ($600,000) -60%
Because of the lockout, his NHL salary of $700,000 was prorated for the 48-game season.
Source: Guide Hockey 1995-1996
1995-96 $1,100,000 $1,867,214 122 $700,000 175%
Source: La Presse
1996-97 $700,000 $1,154,364 302 ($400,000) -36%
Source: La Presse
Total:
US$5,300,000

In today's dollars:
US$9,580,131
NHL Rank:
1497

In today's dollars:
1249

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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