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NHL Fortune: $4,348,710

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Net worth / salary history of Mark Howe, who earned US $4,348,710 (US $9,798,886 in today's dollars) in his career, ranking #1440 in NHL career earnings / fortunes accumulated.

Season   Salary
($US)
In today's
$
NHL
Rank
+/-
($)
+/-
(%)
1973-74 $150,000 $846,284
Signed a 4-year contract with the Houston Aeros, of the WHA, for $600k (according to Sports Extra Hockey Magazine, it was $800 for 3 years). Deal also included his father Gordie at $1M for 4 years and brother Marty at $600k for 4 years. (According to the book Mr. Hockey - Gordie Howe, the overall deal was worth nearly $2.5M over 4 years, instead of $2.2M)
Source: Book: The Rebel League
1974-75 $150,000 $762,170
Source: Book: The Rebel League
1975-76 $150,000 $698,420
Source: Book: The Rebel League
1976-77 $150,000 $660,369
Source: Book: The Rebel League
1989-90 $425,000 $858,569 18
Source: Canadian Press
1990-91 $563,000 $1,079,047 19 $138,000 32%
One-way contract. (Made $US 563,000 according to the Canadian Press)
Source: The Hockey News
1991-92 $625,000 $1,149,504 46 $62,000 11%
1992-93 $1,050,000 $1,874,733 28 $425,000 68%
Amount includes salary and any signing bonus paid in 1992-93.
Source: The Hockey News
1993-94 $800,000 $1,386,851 89 -$250,000 -24%
1994-95 $285,714 $482,938 271 -$514,286 -64%
Lockout: salary prorated for 48-game season.
Total:
$4,348,710

In today's dollars:
$9,798,886
NHL Rank:
1440

In today's dollars:
1081