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Hockey Fortune: $214,996

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Ted Lindsay’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $214,996 (US $2,737,781 in today's dollars), ranking #5151 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: July 29, 1925
Country of birth: Canada
Position: LW
Salary History - Ted Lindsay
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Earnings
(US$)
In today's
US$
Rank
1944-45 $13,636 $236,207
His first season in the NHL. According to The Hockey News, he earned an average of $15,000 per season while with the Detroit Red Wings (for a total of $195,000 over 13 seasons) including $45,000 in the last two seasons. He therefore earned an average salary of $13,636 during the first 11 seasons.
Source(s): The Hockey News / HockeyZonePlus
1945-46 $13,636 $230,955
Earned an average salary of $13,636 between 1944-45 and 1954-55.
Source(s): The Hockey News / HockeyZonePlus
1946-47 $13,636 $212,853
Earned an average salary of $13,636 between 1944-45 and 1954-55.
Source(s): The Hockey News / HockeyZonePlus
1947-48 $13,636 $186,151
Earned an average salary of $13,636 between 1944-45 and 1954-55.
Source(s): The Hockey News / HockeyZonePlus
1948-49 $13,636 $172,760
Earned an average salary of $13,636 between 1944-45 and 1954-55.
Source(s): The Hockey News / HockeyZonePlus
1949-50 $13,636 $174,502
Earned an average salary of $13,636 between 1944-45 and 1954-55.
Source(s): The Hockey News / HockeyZonePlus
1950-51 $13,636 $172,617
Earned an average salary of $13,636 between 1944-45 and 1954-55.
Source(s): The Hockey News / HockeyZonePlus
1951-52 $13,636 $160,050
Earned an average salary of $13,636 between 1944-45 and 1954-55.
Source(s): The Hockey News / HockeyZonePlus
1952-53 $13,636 $156,493
Earned an average salary of $13,636 between 1944-45 and 1954-55.
Source(s): The Hockey News / HockeyZonePlus
1953-54 $13,636 $155,265
Earned an average salary of $13,636 between 1944-45 and 1954-55.
Source(s): The Hockey News / HockeyZonePlus
1954-55 $13,636 $154,744
Earned an average salary of $13,636 between 1944-45 and 1954-55.
Source(s): The Hockey News / HockeyZonePlus
1955-56 $22,500 $256,003
Earned $45,000 overall in 1955-56 and 1956-57. (Earned $17,000 according to the book Shoots and Scores)
Source(s): The Hockey News
1956-57 $22,500 $252,235
Earned $45,000 overall in 1955-56 and 1956-57. (Earned $17,000 according to the book Shoots and Scores)
Source(s): The Hockey News
1957-58 $20,000 $216,946
Source(s): The Hockey News
1977-78 $0 $0
Prior to the season, came to a verbal agreement with the Detroit Red Wings to be their General Manager for five years for an unknown salary.
Source(s): La Presse
1978-79 $0 $0
As General Manager of the Detroit Red Wings.
Source(s): La Presse
1979-80 $0 $0
As General Manager of the Detroit Red Wings. After the season, was demoted and became the team's coach.
Source(s): La Presse
1980-81 $0 $0
20 game into the season, was fired as coach of the Detroit Red Wings. Threatened to sue the team as he claimed that he was owed $400,000 under his verbal contract valid until the end of the 1981-82 season. It is unknown how the disagreement/litigation was resolved.
Source(s): La Presse
Career Total: US $214,996
(In today's dollars: US $2,737,781)

NHL Rank: 5151
(In today's dollars: 3010)