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Hockey Fortune: $14,180

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Frank Nighbor’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $14,180 (US $276,407 in today's dollars), ranking #6070 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: January 26, 1893
Country of birth: Canada
Position: C
Salary History - Frank Nighbor
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Earnings
(US$)
In today's
US$
Rank
1915-16 $1,500 $44,941
Amount in Canadian currency: $1,500.
With the Ottawa Senators of the National Hockey Association.
Source(s): Book: Win, Tie, or Wrangle: The Inside Story of the Old Ottawa Senators
1920-21 $540 $8,162
Amount in Canadian currency: $600.
With the Ottawa Senators in the NHL.
Source(s): The Hockey News
1921-22 $540 $9,163
Amount in Canadian currency: $600.
With the Ottawa Senators in the NHL.
Source(s): The Hockey News
1922-23 $600 $10,850
Amount in Canadian currency: $600.
With the Ottawa Senators in the NHL.
Source(s): The Hockey News
1929-30 $7,000 $123,633
Amount in Canadian currency: $7,000.
His last season in the NHL.
Source(s): The Sporting News
1930-31 $0 $0
Amount in Canadian currency: $0.
October 23, 1930, announced his retired as a player.
Source(s): The Society of International Hockey Research
1931-32 $4,000 $79,658
On September 15, 1931, was named the coach of the Buffalo Bison of the International Hockey League. On October 20, 1931, signed a one-year contract with the Buffalo Bisons for $4,000. Ended playing only 1 game and then never played professional hockey after, still coaching the team. It is assumed that he was paid his whole salary since he was coaching.
Source(s): Copy of contract
Career Total: US $14,180
(In today's dollars: US $276,407)

NHL Rank: 6070
(In today's dollars: 5631)

Contract(s) (click to enlarge)