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NHL Fortune: $1,017,000


Stan Mikita’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $1,017,000 (US $5,747,769 in today's dollars), ranking #3452 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Did you know that Gary Bettman has accumulated the largest NHL fortune with $167M?

Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
In today's
1959-60 $8,500 $85,350
His first full season in the NHL
Source: The Sporting News
1967-68 $8,500 $74,579
Received a bonus of $8,500 from the NHL for winning the Art Ross, Hart Memorial, and Lady Bing trophies.
Source: Book: Hockey Stars of 1969 / Book: Brian McFarlane's History of Hockey
1972-73 $0 $0
Prior to the season, the Chicago Cougars, of the new World Hockey Association, offered him a five-year contract for $1.5M which he turned down our of loyalty to the Blackhawks.
Source: Keith Magnuson: The Inspiring Life and Times of a Beloved Blackhawk
1973-74 $200,000 $1,318,468
Prior to the season, signed a five-year contract with the Chicago Blackhawks for $1M while the Chicago Cougars, of the WHA, were reportedly offering $400,000 to $500,000 more, overall.
Source: The Sporting News
1974-75 $200,000 $1,187,183
Source: The Sporting News
1975-76 $200,000 $1,087,700
Source: The Sporting News
1976-77 $200,000 $1,028,642
Source: The Sporting News
1977-78 $200,000 $965,847
Bases salary, not including bonuses, deferred payments and other extras.
Source: The Gazette / Globe and Mail / The Sporting News
Career Total: US $1,017,000
(In today's dollars: US $5,747,769)

NHL Rank: 3452
(In today's dollars: 1957)