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NHL Fortune: $92,484


Lorne Worsley’s net worth / earnings / salary history. He made US$92,484 (US$676,407 in today's dollars), ranking #4911 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

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Season   Salary
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1952-53 $6,500 $63,325
After the season, in which he won the Calder trophy, he asked for a $500 salary raise and as a response, the Rangers sent him down to the Western Hockey League, a minor pro ice hockey league, for the following season.
Source: Book: Between the Pipes
1965-66 $25,984 $213,298
Contract in Canadian currency: $28,000.
1970-71 $60,000 $399,784
Source: Face Off Hockey Yearbook

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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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