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NHL Fortune: $2,450,000

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Net worth / salary history of Bobby Hull, who earned US $2,450,000 (US $12,376,291 in today's dollars) in his career, ranking #1948 in NHL career earnings / fortunes accumulated.

Season   Salary
($US)
In today's
$
NHL
Rank
+/-
($)
+/-
(%)
1960-61 $20,000 $172,770
Signed a $100,000 for 5-year contract with Chicago.
Source: Official National Hockey Annual 66
1961-62 $20,000 $171,037
Source: Official National Hockey Annual 66
1962-63 $20,000 $168,779
Source: Official National Hockey Annual 66
1963-64 $20,000 $167,124
Source: Official National Hockey Annual 66
1964-65 $20,000 $164,968
Source: Official National Hockey Annual 66
1968-69 $100,000 $734,770
Signed a $US100,000 contract with the Chicago Blackhawks after briefly retiring. According to his son Brett, he was the first NHL player to make $100,000.
Source: Book: Brett - Shootin' and Smilin'; Book: Hockey Stars of 1969
1972-73 $250,000 $1,529,306
Signed a 5-year contract for $250,000 per year, with the Winnipeg Jets, in the World Hockey Association. Got a $1USM signing bonus. The deal also included 5 additional years at $100,000 per year for a front-office position but he ended up playing past his 5-year playing contract.
Source: GOAL Magazine; Book: The Rebel League
1973-74 $250,000 $1,439,752
With the Winnipeg Jets, in the WHA.
Source: GOAL Magazine; Book: The Rebel League
1974-75 $250,000 $1,296,653
With the Winnipeg Jets, in the WHA.
Source: GOAL Magazine; Book: The Rebel League
1975-76 $250,000 $1,188,197
With the Winnipeg Jets, in the WHA.
Source: GOAL Magazine; Book: The Rebel League
1976-77 $250,000 $1,123,462
With the Winnipeg Jets, in the WHA.
Source: GOAL Magazine; Book: The Rebel League
1977-78 $1,000,000 $4,219,472
With the Winnipeg Jets, in the WHA.
Source: GOAL Magazine
Total:
$2,450,000

In today's dollars:
$12,376,291
NHL Rank:
1948

In today's dollars:
991