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NHL Fortune: $1,137,500

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Salary history of Gordie Howe, who earned US $1,137,500 (US $5,898,009 in today's dollars) in his career, ranking #2463 in NHL fortunes accumulated.

Season   Salary
($US)
In today's
$
NHL
Rank
+/-
($)
+/-
(%)
1963-64 $37,500 $306,985
Source: Magazine: Sports - Le hockey et ses vedettes
1970-71 $100,000 $645,619
His highest salary in the NHL: $100,000
Source: Book: The Rebel League
1973-74 $250,000 $1,410,473
1973: signed a 4-year contract with the Houston Aeros, of the WHA, for $1M. Deal also included sons Mark and Marty at $600k each for 4 years.
Source: Book: The Rebel League
1974-75 $250,000 $1,270,284
Source: Book: The Rebel League
1975-76 $250,000 $1,164,033
Source: Book: The Rebel League
1976-77 $250,000 $1,100,615
Source: Book: The Rebel League
Total:
$1,137,500

In today's dollars:
$5,898,009
NHL Rank:
2463

In today's dollars:
1395