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NHL Fortune: $1,036,600


Herb Brooks’s net worth / earnings / salary history. He made US $1,036,600 (US $2,743,078 in today's dollars), ranking #3236 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 $200,000 $594,589
As coach of the New York Rangers for the first year. Estimated salary based on the documented salary for 1982-83.
Source: HockeyZonePlus
1982-83 $200,000 $560,207
As coach of the New York Rangers.
Source: The Hockey News
1983-84 $162,200 $440,187
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 $401,755
As coach of the New York Rangers. Was fired after 45 games but had a guaranteed contract that eportedly 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 $380,637
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
1988-89 $160,000 $365,703
Although fired after the 1987-88 season, he had a guaranteed contract.
Source: HockeyZonePlus
Career Total: US $1,036,600
(In today's dollars: US $2,743,078)

NHL Rank: 3236
(In today's dollars: 2558)

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