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NHL Fortune: $600,000


Marty Howe’s net worth / earnings / salary history. He made US $600,000 (US $3,201,208 in today's dollars), ranking #3884 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Country of birth: USA
Position: D
NHL Draft:
  • Year: 1974
  • Round #3
  • Overall Pick: 51
  • By: Montreal Canadiens

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
In today's
1973-74 $150,000 $913,176
Signed a four-year deal with the Houston Aeros, of the WHA, for $600 (according to Sports Extra Hockey Magazine, it was $600 for 3 years). Deal also included his father Gordie at $1M for 4 years and brother Mark at $600k for 4 years. (According to the book Mr. Hockey - Gordie Howe, the overall deal was worth nearly $2.5M over 4 years, instead of $2.2M)
Source: Book: The Rebel League
1974-75 $150,000 $822,247
Source: Book: The Rebel League
1975-76 $150,000 $753,344
Source: Book: The Rebel League
1976-77 $150,000 $712,441
Source: Book: The Rebel League
Career Total: US $600,000
(In today's dollars: US $3,201,208)

NHL Rank: 3884
(In today's dollars: 2370)

Compare with the earnings of his brother Mark and father Gordie!

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