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Hockey Fortune: $1,063,406

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Dave Keon’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $1,063,406 (US $6,783,462 in today's dollars), ranking #3510 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: March 22, 1940
Country of birth: Canada
Position: C
Salary History - Dave Keon
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Earnings
(US$)
In today's
US$
Rank
1969-70 $29,031 $241,162
Amount in Canadian currency: $31,250.
(Earned $35,000 according to The Sporting News.)
Source(s): La Presse
1970-71 $71,850 $563,954
Amount in Canadian currency: $75,000.
Reportedly wanted a $125,000 salary but prior to the season, signed a one-year contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs for $75,000. (According to La Presse, prior to the season he signed a five-year contract with the Toronto Maple Leads for $135,000 per season.)
Source(s): The Sporting News
1971-72 $133,650 $1,005,758
Amount in Canadian currency: $135,000.
Source(s): La Presse
1972-73 $126,125 $918,945
Amount in Canadian currency: $125,000.
In July 1972, signed a letter of intent to join the Ottawa Senators in the new World Hockey Association. In September 1972, despite that letter of intent, signed a three-year contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs for a reported $125,000 per season. (According to La Presse, earned $135,000.)
Source(s): The Hockey Research Journal / The Sporting News
1973-74 $125,000 $857,827
Amount in Canadian currency: $125,000.
(Earned $135,000 according to La Presse / Earned $100,000 according to the book The Goal of My Life)
Source(s): The Hockey Research Journal
1974-75 $127,750 $789,402
Amount in Canadian currency: $125,000.
(Earned $135,000 according to La Presse / Earned $100,000 according to the book The Goal of My Life)
Source(s): The Hockey Research Journal
1975-76 $150,000 $849,220
In August 1975, signed a two-year contract with the Minnesota Fighting Saints of the World Hockey Association for $300,000 overall. (According to The Sporting News, it was for $400,000. According to La Presse, it was a three-year contract for $450,000 overall.)
Source(s): Book: '67
1976-77 $150,000 $803,110
With the Minnesota Fighting Saints and New England Whalers of the World Hockey Association.
Source(s): Book: '67
1977-78 $150,000 $754,083
With the New England Whalers of the World Hockey Association.
Source(s): La Presse
Career Total: US $1,063,406
(In today's dollars: US $6,783,462)

NHL Rank: 3510
(In today's dollars: 1892)