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NHL Fortune: $2,738


Ernie Dickens’s net worth / career earnings / salary history. He made US$2,738 (US$39,369 in today's dollars), ranking #5388 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: June 25, 1921

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
In today's
1945-46 $2,738 $39,369
Contract in Canadian currency: $3,039. Signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs for CAN$3,500 in the NHL and CAN$2,800 in the minor leagues, including a CAN$1,000 bonus if he was named on the AHL All Star Team. He played 15 NHL games and 29 AHL games, earning a pro-rated salary of CAN$3,039. He did not earn the bonus.
Source: Copy of contract
Career Earnings: US$2,738
(In today's dollars: US$39,369)

NHL Rank: 5388
(In today's dollars: 5385)

Contract(s) (click to enlarge)

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