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Hockey Fortune: $2,662,200

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Dave Christian’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $2,662,200 (US $6,623,027 in today's dollars), ranking #2475 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: May 13, 1959
Country of birth: USA
Position: RW
NHL Draft:
Salary History - Dave Christian
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Earnings
(US$)
In today's
US$
Rank
1979-80 $44,700 $186,548
Played for the US Team during the 1980 Olympics, earning $7,200 for 6 months (training, exhibition and Olympics). Five days after the Olympics, he signed a three-year, two-way contract with the Winnipeg Jets for $225,000 in the NHL. In 1979-80, he earned $7,200 from the US Olympic Team, and a pro-rated salary of approximately $37,500 for playing a month for Winnipeg after the Olympics.
Source(s): Sports Illustrated / Book: Going for the Gold / The Sporting News
1980-81 $192,375 $707,079
Amount in Canadian currency: $225,000.
Source(s): Sports Illustrated / The Sporting News
1981-82 $187,650 $625,156
Amount in Canadian currency: $225,000.
Source(s): Sports Illustrated / The Sporting News
1982-83 $182,475 $572,763
Amount in Canadian currency: $225,000.
Source(s): Sports Illustrated / The Sporting News
1989-90 $220,000 $537,533 150
Plus $35,000 in deferred payment.
Source(s): Canadian Press
1990-91 $230,000 $533,193 180
One-way contract. (Made $248,000 according to the Canadian Press)
Source(s): The Hockey News
1991-92 $475,000 $1,056,447 72
1992-93 $565,000 $1,219,630 112
Amount includes salary and any signing bonus paid in 1992-93.
Source(s): The Hockey News / La Presse
1993-94 $565,000 $1,184,677 180
Never played in the NHL after the season, playing two more years in the IHL before retiring as a player.
Source(s): .
Career Total: US $2,662,200
(In today's dollars: US $6,623,027)

NHL Rank: 2475
(In today's dollars: 1911)