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NHL Fortune: $5,500

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Frank Nighbor’s net worth / earnings / salary history. He made US $5,500 (US $105,265 in today's dollars), ranking #5091 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
+/-
($)
+/-
(%)
1915-16 $1,500 $37,975
With the Ottawa Senators of the National Hockey Association.
Source: Book: Win, Tie, or Wrangle: The Inside Story of the Old Ottawa Senators
1931-32 $4,000 $67,289
Signed a one-year contract with the Buffalo Bisons of the International Hockey League for $US 4,000. Ended playing only 1 game and then never played professional hockey after. It is unclear if he ended up receiving his whole salary.
Source: Copy of contract
Total:
US $5,500

In today's dollars:
US $105,265
NHL Rank:
5091

In today's dollars:
5004

Contract(s) (click to enlarge)