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Hockey Fortune: $22,500

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Lionel Conacher’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $22,500 (US $391,037 in today's dollars), ranking #6057 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: May 24, 1901
Country of birth: Canada
Salary History - Lionel Conacher
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Earnings
(US$)
In today's
US$
Rank
1920-21 $0 $0
Wanting to keep his status as an amateur player, turned down a $3,000 per season contract offer from the Toronto St.Pats in the NHL.
Source(s): Book: Big Train
1921-22 $0 $0
Wanting to keep his status as an amateur player, turned down a $5,000 per season contract offer from the Montreal Canadiens in the NHL.
Source(s): Book: Big Train
1925-26 $7,500 $130,288
Prior to the season, signed a three-year contract with the Pittsburgh Pirates, in the NHL, worth $22,500 overall, allegedly making him the highest-paid player in the league.
Source(s): Book: Sports and Labor in the United States
1926-27 $7,500 $129,110
Source(s): Book: Sports and Labor in the United States
1927-28 $7,500 $131,639
Source(s): Book: Sports and Labor in the United States
Career Total: US $22,500
(In today's dollars: US $391,037)

NHL Rank: 6057
(In today's dollars: 5368)