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Hockey Fortune: $15,698

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Georges Vezina’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $15,698 (US $287,509 in today's dollars), ranking #6112 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: January 21, 1887
Country of birth: Canada
Position: G
Salary History - Georges Vezina
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Earnings
(US$)
In today's
US$
Rank
1910-11 $800 $24,672
Amount 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(s): Book: Georges Vezina, l'habitant silencieux / Book: 99 Stories of the Game / Book: Open Ice / The Hockey Research Journal
1923-24 $3,298 $58,938
Amount 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(s): Book: Georges Vezina, l'habitant silencieux
1924-25 $5,600 $99,668
Amount in Canadian currency: $5,600.
Source(s): Book: Georges Vezina, l'habitant silencieux
1925-26 $6,000 $104,230
Amount 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(s): Book: The Montreal Canadiens: 100 Years of Glory
Career Total: US $15,698
(In today's dollars: US $287,509)

NHL Rank: 6112
(In today's dollars: 5642)