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NHL Fortune: $129,501

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Salary history of Derek Sanderson, who earned US $129,501 (US $889,228 in today's dollars) in his career, ranking #4083 in NHL fortunes accumulated.

Season   Salary
($US)
In today's
$
NHL
Rank
+/-
($)
+/-
(%)
1965-66 $13,167 $104,709
Signed a 3-year contract with Boston for $39,500
Source: Book: The Rebel League
1966-67 $13,167 $101,487
Source: Book: The Rebel League
1967-68 $13,167 $98,753
Source: Book: The Rebel League
1968-69 $25,000 $179,957
Signed a one-year deal with Boston for $25,000
Source: Book: The Rebel League
1969-70 $13,000 $88,733
1970-71 $13,000 $83,930
1971-72 $13,000 $80,407
1972-73 $13,000 $77,907
Signed a contract with the Philadelphia Blazers of the World Hockey Association. Received $600,000 in cash as part of a $2.65?million, five? year deal (some source say that he got a 10-year deal for $2.6M). Regardless, after only 8 games in which he got injured and played poorly, a new owner came in and bought back his contract for $1M. He then went back to Boston in the NHL.
Source: NY Times; Book: The Rebel League
1973-74 $13,000 $73,345
Total:
$129,501

In today's dollars:
$889,228
NHL Rank:
4083

In today's dollars:
2890