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NHL Fortune: $34,488

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Charlie Hodge’s net worth / earnings / salary history. He made US$34,488 (US$229,796 in today's dollars), ranking #5192 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$)
+/-
(%)
1970-71 $34,488 $229,796
Contract in Canadian currency: $36,000. Signed a one-year contract with the Vancouver Canucks for CAN$36,000 plus bonuses: $ 150 per shutout; $ 1,000 if he had a goal-against average under 3.00; $ 2,000 if the team made the playoffs; and $ 1,000 if he had a "good year." He did not earn any bonuses as the team missed the playoffs, finishing 3rd worst of the league, he had no shutout and a GAA of 3.42. He retired from pro-hockey after the season.
Source: Copy of contract
Total:
US$34,488

In today's dollars:
US$229,796
NHL Rank:
5192

In today's dollars:
4965

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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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