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NHL Fortune: $853,930

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Net worth / salary history of Ken Dryden, who earned US $853,930 (US $4,144,769 in today's dollars) in his career, ranking #2865 in NHL career earnings / fortunes accumulated.

Season   Salary
($US)
In today's
$
NHL
Rank
+/-
($)
+/-
(%)
1972-73 $100,900 $617,228
Like all players on the roster, got a $C19,000 ($C115,000 in today's dollars) bonus for winning the Stanley Cup with the Montreal Canadiens.
Source: Book: Robinson for Defense; Book: Between the Pipes
1973-74 $0 $0
After Montreal refused to raise his salary, he quit and did not play that season. Instead, with his law degree, he worked as an intern at a Toronto law firm, earning $134 per week.
Source: Book: Between the Pipes
1974-75 $204,400 $1,060,144
Source: Book: Between the Pipes
1975-76 $186,770 $887,678
Assumed approximate salary based on documented 1974-75 and 1977-78 salaries.
Source: HockeyZonePlus
1976-77 $192,660 $865,785
Assumed approximate salary based on documented 1974-75 and 1977-78 salaries.
Source: HockeyZonePlus
1977-78 $169,200 $713,935
Source: The Hockey News 1979 Yearbook / Globe and Mail
Total:
$853,930

In today's dollars:
$4,144,769
NHL Rank:
2865

In today's dollars:
1752