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NHL Fortune: $9,684

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Chuck Lumsden’s net worth / earnings / salary history. He made US$9,684 (US$94,029 in today's dollars), ranking #5278 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

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All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
(US$)
In today's
US$
NHL
Rank
+/-
(US$)
+/-
(%)
1952-53 $5,616 $54,708
Contract in Canadian currency: $5,500. Signed a two-year, two-way contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs for CAN$7,000 in the NHL and CAN$3,500 (1952-53) and CAN$4,000 (1953-54) in the minor leagues and a CAN$2,000 signing bonus. He never played in the NHL in his career and earned his minor league salary.
Source: Copy of contract
1953-54 $4,068 $39,321
Contract in Canadian currency: $4,000.
Source: Copy of contract
Total:
US$9,684

In today's dollars:
US$94,029
NHL Rank:
5278

In today's dollars:
5202

Contract(s) (click to enlarge)

Interesting animated bar chart race showing that 36 players and 1 commissioner appeared, in the past 25 years, in the yearly Top Ten NHL/hockey fortunes accumulated. Jaromir Jagr is #1 in total hockey earnings since 2002-03 and will be taken over in 2-3 years by Crosby and Ovechkin. How is your 401k/RSSP doing?

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