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NHL Fortune: $1,462,895

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Wendell Young’s net worth / earnings / salary history. He made US$1,462,895 (US$2,723,128 in today's dollars), ranking #2708 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$)
+/-
(%)
1989-90 $155,000 $323,403 291
Source: Canadian Press
1990-91 $165,000 $326,641 347 $10,000 6%
Two-way contract: $165,000 in the NHL and $75,000 in the minor leagues. He played in the NHL only, earning a full NHL salary.
Source: The Hockey News
1991-92 $165,000 $313,378 422
1992-93 $350,000 $645,175 216 $185,000 112%
Amount includes salary and any signing bonus paid in 1992-93.
Source: The Hockey News
1993-94 $413,609 $740,579 265 $63,609 18%
1994-95 $214,286 $373,952 389 -$199,323 -48%
Because of the lockout, his NHL salary of $375,000 was prorated for the 48-game season.
Total:
US$1,462,895

In today's dollars:
US$2,723,128
NHL Rank:
2708

In today's dollars:
2346

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