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NHL Fortune: $3,738,071

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Borje Salming’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $3,738,071 (US $12,680,314 in today's dollars), ranking #1993 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: April 17, 1951
Country of birth: Sweden
Position: D

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
(US$)
In today's
US$
NHL
Rank
1973-74 $70,000 $464,144
Contract in Canadian currency: $70,000. Prior to the season, signed a two-year contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs for between CDN $60,000 and CDN $80,000 per season. His first year in the NHL.
Source: The Canadian / The Sporting News
1974-75 $71,540 $427,122
Contract in Canadian currency: $70,000.
Source: The Canadian
1975-76 $167,110 $914,106
Contract in Canadian currency: $170,000. Prior to the season, signed a five-year contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs at a rumored salary of $200,000 per season. (It was a five-year contract for a rumored $200,000 per season according to another edition of The Sporting News.)
Source: The Sporting News
1976-77 $172,380 $891,736
Contract in Canadian currency: $170,000. (Earned C$250,000 according to The Canadian.)
Source: The Sporting News
1977-78 $159,800 $776,194
Contract in Canadian currency: $170,000. (Earned $155,000 according to The Globe & Mail.)
Source: The Sporting News / The Gazette
1978-79 $149,090 $672,882
Contract in Canadian currency: $170,000.
Source: The Sporting News
1979-80 $145,821 $591,479
Contract in Canadian currency: $170,750. Also received $750 from the NHL for finishing 2nd in voting for the Norris trophy. (Earned around $175,000 according to another edition of The Sporting News.)
Source: The Sporting News / The Hockey News 1981 Yearbook
1980-81 $285,000 $1,018,128
Contract in Canadian currency: $333,333. Prior to the season, signed a six-year contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs for $2M. (According to The Sporting News, it was a contract for between $350,000 and $400,000 per season.)
Source: Book: Brian McFarlane's History of Hockey
1981-82 $278,000 $900,166
Contract in Canadian currency: $333,333.
Source: Book: Brian McFarlane's History of Hockey
1982-83 $270,333 $824,726
Contract in Canadian currency: $333,333. Earned $CDN 350,000 according to The Hockey News
Source: Book: Brian McFarlane's History of Hockey
1983-84 $270,333 $799,057
Contract in Canadian currency: $333,333.
Source: Book: Brian McFarlane's History of Hockey
1984-85 $257,333 $729,292
Contract in Canadian currency: $333,333.
Source: Book: Brian McFarlane's History of Hockey
1985-86 $244,000 $667,784
Contract in Canadian currency: $333,333.
Source: Book: Brian McFarlane's History of Hockey
1986-87 $240,000 $644,612
Contract in Canadian currency: $333,333. Estimated minimum salary based on documented salaries for 1985-86 and 1989-90.
Source: HockeyZonePlus
1987-88 $251,333 $651,227
Contract in Canadian currency: $333,333. Estimated minimum salary based on documented salaries for 1985-86 and 1989-90.
Source: HockeyZonePlus
1988-89 $271,000 $674,635
Contract in Canadian currency: $333,333. Estimated minimum salary based on documented salaries for 1985-86 and 1989-90.
Source: HockeyZonePlus
1989-90 $435,000 $1,033,024 17
Never played again in the NHL after the season, playing three more years in Sweden before retiring.
Source: Canadian Press
Career Total: US $3,738,071
(In today's dollars: US $12,680,314)

NHL Rank: 1993
(In today's dollars: 1266)