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NHL Fortune: $2

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Neil Colville’s net worth / earnings / salary history. He made US$2 (US$29 in today's dollars), ranking #5319 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

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All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
(US$)
In today's
US$
NHL
Rank
+/-
(US$)
+/-
(%)
1944-45 $2 $29
On January 20, 1945, back from missing several seasons because of military service, he signed a contract with the New York Rangers for the remainder of the season for $2!
Source: Copy of contract
Total:
US$2

In today's dollars:
US$29
NHL Rank:
5319

In today's dollars:
5319

Contract(s) (click to enlarge)

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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