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NHL Fortune: $1,603,870

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Anders Hedberg’s net worth / earnings / salary history. He made US $1,603,870 (US $6,676,628 in today's dollars), ranking #2801 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
(US$)
In today's
US$
NHL
Rank
+/-
(US$)
+/-
(%)
1974-75 $61,320 $336,135
Contract in Canadian currency: $60,000. Signed a two-year contract with the Winnipeg Jets, of the World Hockey Association, for $60,000 per season. (According to The Hockey News 1979 Yearbook, the contract was for $55,000 per season)
Source: Book: The Rebel League
1975-76 $98,300 $493,692
Contract in Canadian currency: $100,000. Twelve game into the season, signed new contract with the Winnipeg Jets for $600,000 for the rest of 1975-76 and the four following season ($100,000 for 1975-76 and $125,000 per season after). Had a contract clause allowing him, after the first two seasons, to negotiate with any NHL team and leave unless the Jets came up with a counter offer in 30 days withing $20,000 of the NHL offer.
Source: Book: The Hot Line / Book: The Rebel League / The Sporting News
1976-77 $126,750 $602,012
Contract in Canadian currency: $125,000.
Source: Book: The Hot Line
1977-78 $117,500 $524,010
Contract in Canadian currency: $125,000. (Earned $140,000 according to The Sporting News)
Source: Book: The Hot Line
1978-79 $600,000 $2,486,279
Signed a two-year contract with the NY Rangers for $600,000 per season. (According to the book Brian McFarlane's History of Hockey, the contract was for $2.7M for two years)
Source: Book: The Hot Line / The Hockey News 1979 Yearbook / Book: The Rebel League / 1982 Complete Handbook of Pro Hockey
1979-80 $600,000 $2,234,500
Source: The Hockey News 1979 Yearbook
Career Total: US $1,603,870
(In today's dollars: US $6,676,628)

NHL Rank: 2801
(In today's dollars: 1653)

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