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NHL Fortune: $6,953

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John Ferguson’s net worth / earnings / salary history. He made US$6,953 (US$58,731 in today's dollars), ranking #5283 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Did you know that Gary Bettman accumulated the 4th largest NHL fortune with $120M?

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All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
(US$)
In today's
US$
NHL
Rank
+/-
(US$)
+/-
(%)
1963-64 $6,953 $58,731
Contract in Canadian currency: $7,500 . Handshake with Montreal General Manager Frank Selke and little piece of torn-off paper stating that salary was CAN$7,500 for the season.
Source: Book: Breakaway
Total:
US$6,953

In today's dollars:
US$58,731
NHL Rank:
5283

In today's dollars:
5265

Interesting animated bar chart race showing that 36 players and 1 commissioner appeared, in the past 25 years, in the yearly Top Ten NHL/hockey fortunes accumulated. Jaromir Jagr is #1 in total hockey earnings since 2002-03 and will be taken over in 2-3 years by Crosby and Ovechkin. How is your 401k/RSSP doing?

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