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NHL Fortune: $77,324

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Brad Aitken’s net worth / career earnings / salary history. He made US$77,324 (US$150,618 in today's dollars), ranking #5031 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Country of birth: Canada
Position: LW
NHL Draft:
  • Year: 1986
  • Round #3
  • Overall Pick: 46
  • By: Pittsburgh Penguins

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
(US$)
In today's
US$
NHL
Rank
+/-
(US$)
+/-
(%)
1990-91 $46,769 $92,586 656
Two-way contract: $120,000 in the NHL and $35,000 in the minor leagues. Plus bonus for games played: $5,000 at 120 games and an additional $5,000 at 160 games. Estimated salary earned based on ratio of NHL/minor league games played = $46,769. He played 14 NHL games in career and did not earn the bonuses.
Source: The Hockey News / Canadian Press
1991-92 $30,555 $58,032 574 -$16,214 -35%
Contract in Canadian currency: $35,000. Played the whole season in the AHL earning an estimated $C35,000 based on documented contract for 1990-91.
Source: HockeyZonePlus
1992-93 $0 $0 1097 -$30,555 -100%
Contract in Canadian currency: $0. Had a NHL contract for $C170,000 but played the whole season in Germany and in the ECHL.
Source: La Presse
Career Earnings: US$77,324
(In today's dollars: US$150,618)

NHL Rank: 5031
(In today's dollars: 5225)

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