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Hockey Fortune: $3,101,000

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John Ogrodnick’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $3,101,000 (US $7,920,164 in today's dollars), ranking #2288 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: June 20, 1959
Country of birth: Canada
Position: LW
NHL Draft:
Salary History - John Ogrodnick
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Earnings
(US$)
In today's
US$
Rank
1983-84 $250,000 $760,291
In the summer prior to the season, signed a four-year contract with the Detroit Red Wings for a reported $250,000 per season.
Source(s): The Sporting News
1984-85 $300,000 $874,759
In addition to his $250,000 base salary, was given a $50,000 bonus by the Red Wings for scoring more than 50 goals. (Earned $225,000 according to the book The Road to Hockeytown.)
Source(s): The Sporting News
1985-86 $250,000 $703,960
Source(s): The Sporting News
1986-87 $250,000 $690,858
Source(s): The Sporting News
1987-88 $300,000 $799,771
($400,000 according to another edition of La Presse.)
Source(s): La Presse
1988-89 $300,000 $768,392
($400,000 according to another edition of La Presse.)
Source(s): La Presse
1989-90 $365,000 $891,817 32
(Earned $350,000 according to The Sporting News and $300,000 according to La Presse.)
Source(s): Canadian Press
1990-91 $350,000 $811,381 53
One-way contract. (Made $461,000 according to the Canadian Press)
Source(s): The Hockey News
1991-92 $461,000 $1,025,309 74
1992-93 $275,000 $593,625 322
Amount includes salary and any signing bonus paid in 1992-93.
Source(s): The Hockey News
Career Total: US $3,101,000
(In today's dollars: US $7,920,164)

NHL Rank: 2288
(In today's dollars: 1748)