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NHL Fortune: $15,698

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Georges Vezina’s net worth / earnings / salary history. He made US $15,698 (US $255,050 in today's dollars), ranking #5628 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: January 21, 1887
Country of birth: Canada
Position: G

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
(US$)
In today's
US$
NHL
Rank
+/-
(US$)
+/-
(%)
1910-11 $800 $21,887
Contract in Canadian currency: $800. In December 1910, signed a contract with the Montreal Canadiens, of the National Hockey Association, for $800 for the season.
Source: Book: Georges Vezina, l'habitant silencieux / Book: 99 Stories of the Game / Book: Open Ice
1923-24 $3,298 $52,284
Contract in Canadian currency: $3,400. In addition to his salary of $2,800, earned a bonus of $180 for making the playoffs and $600 for the games played during the playoffs.
Source: Book: Georges Vezina, l'habitant silencieux
1924-25 $5,600 $88,416
Contract in Canadian currency: $5,600.
Source: Book: Georges Vezina, l'habitant silencieux
1925-26 $6,000 $92,463
Contract in Canadian currency: $6,000. Diagnosed with tuberculosis, he played only one game and died in the spring of 2026. The Canadien honored his contract and paid his whole salary.
Source: Book: The Montreal Canadiens: 100 Years of Glory
Career Total: US $15,698
(In today's dollars: US $255,050)

NHL Rank: 5628
(In today's dollars: 5216)

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