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NHL Fortune: $2,350,000

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Net worth / salary history of Bobby Hull, who earned US $2,350,000 (US $11,297,102 in today's dollars) in his career, ranking #1867 in NHL career earnings / fortunes accumulated.

Season   Salary
($US)
In today's
$
NHL
Rank
+/-
($)
+/-
(%)
1968-69 $100,000 $719,828
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 $1,498,206
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 $1,410,473
With the Winnipeg Jets, in the WHA.
Source: GOAL Magazine; Book: The Rebel League
1974-75 $250,000 $1,270,284
With the Winnipeg Jets, in the WHA.
Source: GOAL Magazine; Book: The Rebel League
1975-76 $250,000 $1,164,033
With the Winnipeg Jets, in the WHA.
Source: GOAL Magazine; Book: The Rebel League
1976-77 $250,000 $1,100,615
With the Winnipeg Jets, in the WHA.
Source: GOAL Magazine; Book: The Rebel League
1977-78 $1,000,000 $4,133,663
With the Winnipeg Jets, in the WHA.
Source: GOAL Magazine
Total:
$2,350,000

In today's dollars:
$11,297,102
NHL Rank:
1867

In today's dollars:
992