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Hockey Fortune: $1,101,440

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Pete Mahovlich’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $1,101,440 (US $5,344,782 in today's dollars), ranking #3467 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: October 10, 1946
Country of birth: Canada
Position: C
NHL Draft:
Salary History - Pete Mahovlich
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Earnings
(US$)
In today's
US$
Rank
1972-73 $60,540 $438,488
Amount in Canadian currency: $60,000.
Prior to the season, signed a three-year contract with the Montreal Canadiens for "much more than $50,000." According to the book: Robinson for Defense and The Sporting News, he reportedly received a seven-year contract offer from the St. Paul Fighting Saints, of the World Hockey Association, for $800,000. He didn't accept it and never played in the WHA. Like all players on the roster, got a CAN$19,000 (CAN$115,000 in today's dollars) bonus for winning the Stanley Cup with the Montreal Canadiens.
Source(s): La Presse
1973-74 $60,000 $409,324
Amount in Canadian currency: $60,000.
Source(s): La Presse
1974-75 $61,320 $376,675
Amount in Canadian currency: $60,000.
Source(s): La Presse
1975-76 $137,620 $774,528
Amount in Canadian currency: $140,000.
Source(s): The Sporting News
1976-77 $141,960 $755,573
Amount in Canadian currency: $140,000.
Source(s): The Sporting News
1977-78 $110,000 $549,728
Bases salary, not including bonuses, deferred payments and other extras. (Earned $125,000 according to the Globe and Mail.)
Source(s): The Gazette
1978-79 $110,000 $510,793
Estimated minimum salary based on documented salaries for 1977-78 and 1981-82.
Source(s): HockeyZonePlus
1979-80 $110,000 $459,066
Estimated minimum salary based on documented salaries for 1977-78 and 1981-82.
Source(s): HockeyZonePlus
1980-81 $110,000 $404,308
Estimated minimum salary based on documented salaries for 1977-78 and 1981-82.
Source(s): HockeyZonePlus
1981-82 $200,000 $666,300
As a veteran, paid full salary by Detroit despite playing the full season in Adirondack, in the AHL. (According to The Hockey News, he earned $125,000)
Source(s): Hockey Illustrated Special 1982-83
Career Total: US $1,101,440
(In today's dollars: US $5,344,782)

NHL Rank: 3467
(In today's dollars: 2150)