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Hockey Fortune: $2,381,000

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Bobby Clarke’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $2,381,000 (US $10,059,806 in today's dollars), ranking #2630 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: August 13, 1949
Country of birth: Canada
Position: C
NHL Draft:
Salary History - Bobby Clarke
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Earnings
(US$)
In today's
US$
Rank
1969-70 $14,000 $115,611
His first season in the NHL.
Source(s): Bobby Clarke on My Dad Used to Play Hockey podcast
1970-71 $17,000 $132,646
Source(s): Bobby Clarke on My Dad Used to Play Hockey podcast
1972-73 $100,000 $724,295
Signed a five-year contract with the Philadelphia Flyers for $100,000 per season. (Earned $125,000 according to La Presse.)
Source(s): Book: Power Plays / The Sporting News / La Presse
1973-74 $150,000 $1,023,311
Prior to the season, because of his performances and the overall salaries going up in the NHL and WHA, negotiated a new seven-year contract with the Philadelphia Flyers for $150,000 per season. The contract also included monthly defered payments until 1994 or 1996 (payments of $50,000 according to The Sporting News).
Source(s): La Presse
1974-75 $150,000 $921,416
Source(s): La Presse
1975-76 $150,000 $844,203
Source(s): La Presse
1976-77 $150,000 $798,366
Source(s): La Presse
1977-78 $150,000 $749,629
(Earned $160,000 in bases salary, not including bonuses, deferred payments and other extras, according to The Gazette / Globe and Mail.)
Source(s): La Presse
1978-79 $150,000 $696,535
Source(s): La Presse
1979-80 $150,000 $625,999
Source(s): La Presse
1980-81 $150,000 $551,329
Estimated minimum salary based on his documented salary for 1979-80.
Source(s): HockeyZonePlus
1981-82 $150,000 $499,725
Estimated minimum salary based on his documented salary for 1979-80.
Source(s): HockeyZonePlus
1982-83 $150,000 $470,829
Estimated minimum salary based on his documented salary for 1979-80.
Source(s): HockeyZonePlus
1983-84 $150,000 $456,175
Estimated minimum salary based on his documented salary for 1979-80. Retired as a pro-hockey player after the season.
Source(s): HockeyZonePlus
1984-85 $50,000 $145,793
Defered payment to be paid until 1994 or 1996, per his 1973-74 contract.
Source(s): The Sporting News / La Presse
1985-86 $50,000 $140,792
Defered payment to be paid until 1994 or 1996, per his 1973-74 contract.
Source(s): The Sporting News / La Presse
1986-87 $50,000 $138,172
Defered payment to be paid until 1994 or 1996, per his 1973-74 contract.
Source(s): The Sporting News / La Presse
1987-88 $50,000 $133,295
Defered payment to be paid until 1994 or 1996, per his 1973-74 contract.
Source(s): The Sporting News / La Presse
1988-89 $50,000 $128,065
Defered payment to be paid until 1994 or 1996, per his 1973-74 contract.
Source(s): The Sporting News / La Presse
1989-90 $50,000 $122,167 546
Defered payment to be paid until 1994 or 1996, per his 1973-74 contract.
Source(s): The Sporting News / La Presse
1990-91 $50,000 $115,912 649
Defered payment to be paid until 1994 or 1996, per his 1973-74 contract.
Source(s): The Sporting News / La Presse
1991-92 $50,000 $111,205 604
Defered payment to be paid until 1994 or 1996, per his 1973-74 contract.
Source(s): The Sporting News / La Presse
1992-93 $50,000 $107,932 1085
Defered payment to be paid until 1994 or 1996, per his 1973-74 contract.
Source(s): The Sporting News / La Presse
1993-94 $50,000 $104,839 654
Defered payment to be paid until 1994 or 1996, per his 1973-74 contract.
Source(s): The Sporting News / La Presse
1994-95 $50,000 $102,179 693
Defered payment to be paid until 1994 or 1996, per his 1973-74 contract.
Source(s): The Sporting News / La Presse
1995-96 $50,000 $99,390 751
Defered payment to be paid until 1994 or 1996, per his 1973-74 contract.
Source(s): The Sporting News / La Presse
Career Total: US $2,381,000
(In today's dollars: US $10,059,806)

NHL Rank: 2630
(In today's dollars: 1527)