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NHL Fortune: $5,500

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Frank Nighbor’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $5,500 (US $121,102 in today's dollars), ranking #5935 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: January 26, 1893

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
(US$)
In today's
US$
NHL
Rank
1915-16 $1,500 $43,680
Contract in Canadian currency: $1,500. With the Ottawa Senators of the National Hockey Association.
Source: Book: Win, Tie, or Wrangle: The Inside Story of the Old Ottawa Senators
1931-32 $4,000 $77,423
Signed a one-year contract with the Buffalo Bisons of the International Hockey League for $4,000. Ended playing only 1 game and then never played professional hockey after. It is unclear if he ended up receiving his whole salary.
Source: Copy of contract
Career Total: US $5,500
(In today's dollars: US $121,102)

NHL Rank: 5935
(In today's dollars: 5800)

Contract(s) (click to enlarge)