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NHL Fortune: $23,000


Frank Patrick’s net worth / earnings / salary history. He made US$23,000 (US$469,667 in today's dollars), ranking #5439 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
In today's
1909-10 $2,000 $54,251
Contract in Canadian currency: $2,000. With the Renfrew Creamery Kings of the National Hockey Association. Along with his brother Lester, he was deemed the best-paid hockey player at the time.
Source: Maclean's; Book: The Lively World of Hockey
1934-35 $10,500 $210,314
As coach of the Boston Bruins.
Source: Book: Total Hockey: The Official Encyclopedia of the National Hockey League
1935-36 $10,500 $205,102
Estimated salary based on documented salary for 1934-35. As coach of the Boston Bruins. Was fired after the season and never coached pro hockey again.
Source: HockeyZonePlus
Career Total: US$23,000
(In today's dollars: US$469,667)

NHL Rank: 5439
(In today's dollars: 4561)

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