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NHL Fortune: $936,600


Herb Brooks’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $936,600 (US $2,657,776 in today's dollars), ranking #3526 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: August 5, 1937
Country of birth: USA

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
In today's
1981-82 $150,000 $482,897
Prior to the season, signed a two-year contract as coach of the New York Rangers for an estimated $150,000 per season.
Source: The Sporting News
1982-83 $150,000 $454,974
As coach of the New York Rangers. (According to The Hockey News, earned $200,000.)
Source: The Sporting News
1983-84 $162,200 $476,666
As coach of the New York Rangers. Estimated salary based on the documented salary for 1982-83 and 1984-85.
Source: HockeyZonePlus
1984-85 $154,400 $435,049
As coach of the New York Rangers. Was fired after 45 games but had a guaranteed contract that reportedly had a provision stipulating that he was to receive double the amount remaining on his contract if he was fired.
Source: Los Angeles Times
1987-88 $160,000 $412,181
Signed a two-year contract as coach of the Minnesota North Stars for $160,000 per season. Was fired after the season.
Source: Book: Brian McFarlane's History of Hockey / The Sporting News
1988-89 $160,000 $396,009
Although fired after the 1987-88 season, he had a guaranteed contract.
Source: HockeyZonePlus / The Sporting News
Career Total: US $936,600
(In today's dollars: US $2,657,776)

NHL Rank: 3526
(In today's dollars: 2857)