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NHL Fortune: $719,700

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Ken Morrow’s net worth / earnings / salary history. He made US $719,700 (US $2,203,603 in today's dollars), ranking #3697 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: October 17, 1956
Country of birth: USA
Position: D
NHL Draft:
  • Year: 1976
  • Round #4
  • Overall Pick: 68
  • By: New York Islanders

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
(US$)
In today's
US$
NHL
Rank
+/-
(US$)
+/-
(%)
1979-80 $44,700 $166,470
Prior to the season, turned down a $35,000 contract offer for the year from the New York Islanders and joined the US Olympic team instead/ Played for the US Team during the 1980 Olympics, earning $7,200 for 6 months (training, exhibition and Olympics). After the Olympics, he signed a three-year, two-way contract with the New York Islanders for $225,000/season 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 the Islanders after the Olympics.
Source: Sports Illustrated / Book: Going for the Gold / Book: The Boys of Winter
1980-81 $225,000 $737,987
Erned $50,000 according to the book The Boys of Summer.
Source: Sports Illustrated
1981-82 $225,000 $668,912
Erned $55,000 according to the book The Boys of Summer.
Source: Sports Illustrated
1982-83 $225,000 $630,233
Erned $60,000 according to the book The Boys of Summer.
Source: Sports Illustrated
1988-89 $0 $0
His last season in the NHL. Earned $1.9M according to the book The Boys of Summer, which is highly unlikely as it would have made him one of the top earners of the NHL.
Source: HockeyZonePlus
Career Total: US $719,700
(In today's dollars: US $2,203,603)

NHL Rank: 3697
(In today's dollars: 2797)

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