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NHL Fortune: $3,000


Lester Patrick’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $3,000 (US $88,877 in today's dollars), ranking #5984 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: December 30, 1883
Country of birth: Canada

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
In today's
1909-10 $3,000 $88,877
Contract in Canadian currency: $3,000. With the Renfrew Creamery Kings of the National Hockey Association. Along with his brother Frank, he was deemed the best-paid hockey player at the time. (Got $2,700 plus expenses, according to the book Georges Vezina, l'habitant silencieux.)
Source: Maclean's / Book: The Lively World of Hockey / Book: New York Rangers - Greatest Moments and Players / Book: Shoots and Scores
Career Total: US $3,000
(In today's dollars: US $88,877)

NHL Rank: 5984
(In today's dollars: 5867)