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Hockey Fortune: $1,017,528


Stan Mikita’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $1,017,528 (US $5,989,337 in today's dollars), ranking #3548 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Salary History - Stan Mikita
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Earnings
In today's
1956-57 $528 $5,923
Amount in Canadian currency: $520.
With the St. Catharines Tee Pees, of the Ontario Hockey Association Junior A league, earned C $15 per week until December 1956, at which point his salary was raised to $25 per week. Earned $520, assuming a six-month season.
Source(s): The Society for International Hockey Research Newsletter
1959-60 $8,500 $88,849
His first full season in the NHL
Source(s): The Sporting News
1967-68 $8,500 $77,636
Received a bonus of $8,500 from the NHL for winning the Art Ross, Hart Memorial, and Lady Bing trophies.
Source(s): 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(s): Keith Magnuson: The Inspiring Life and Times of a Beloved Blackhawk
1973-74 $200,000 $1,372,523
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(s): The Sporting News
1974-75 $200,000 $1,235,855
Source(s): The Sporting News
1975-76 $200,000 $1,132,293
Source(s): The Sporting News
1976-77 $200,000 $1,070,814
Source(s): The Sporting News
1977-78 $200,000 $1,005,445
Bases salary, not including bonuses, deferred payments and other extras.
Source(s): The Gazette / Globe and Mail / The Sporting News
Career Total: US $1,017,528
(In today's dollars: US $5,989,337)

NHL Rank: 3548
(In today's dollars: 2031)