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NHL Fortune: $5,152,857

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Bob Bassen’s net worth / earnings / salary history. He made US $5,152,857 (US $8,555,035 in today's dollars), ranking #1445 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Did you know that Gary Bettman accumulated the 4th largest NHL fortune with $110M?

Season   Salary
($US)
In today's
$
NHL
Rank
+/-
($)
+/-
(%)
1990-91 $165,000 $322,804 346
Two-way contract: $US 165,000 in the NHL and $US 65,000 in the minor leagues. Plus bonus for games played: $US 5,000 at 250 games and an additional $US 5,000 at 280 games. He played in the NHL only, earning a full NHL salary. He played 294 NHL games between 1990 and 1994 and possibly earned both bonuses depending on the terms of the contract.
Source: The Hockey News / Canadian Press
1991-92 $215,000 $403,638 298 $50,000 30%
1992-93 $250,000 $455,631 366 $35,000 16%
Amount includes salary and any signing bonus paid in 1992-93.
Source: The Hockey News
1993-94 $280,000 $495,474 425 $30,000 12%
1994-95 $242,857 $419,019 333 -$37,143 -13%
Lockout: NHL salary prorated for 48-game season.
Source: Guide Hockey 1995-1996
1995-96 $900,000 $1,510,039 157 $657,143 271%
1996-97 $1,000,000 $1,629,700 169 $100,000 11%
Source: La Presse / Guide Hockey RDS
1997-98 $1,000,000 $1,593,146 205
Includes base salary, signing bonus and bonuses paid in 1997-98.
Source: The Hockey News
1998-99 $1,100,000 $1,725,583 219 $100,000 10%
Includes base salary, signing bonus, bonuses paid in 1998-99, and deferred income paid in 1998-99.
Source: The Hockey News
Total:
US $5,152,857

In today's dollars:
US $8,555,035
NHL Rank:
1445

In today's dollars:
1260