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NHL Fortune: $1,100,000

Description

Salary history of Rick Vaive, who earned US $1,100,000 (US $2,207,232 in today's dollars) in his career, ranking #2479 in NHL fortunes accumulated.

Season   Salary
($US)
In today's
$
NHL
Rank
+/-
($)
+/-
(%)
1978-79 $50,000 $192,101
Signed contract with the Birmingham Bulls of the WHA. During the season, signed a 4-year extension for $650k but it was voided after the season when the WHA folder. Became available in the NHL entry draft.
Source: Book: Les Stastny / Book: The Rebel League
1989-90 $325,000 $656,552 43
Source: Canadian Press
1990-91 $325,000 $622,896 69
1991-92 $400,000 $735,683 90 $75,000 23%
Total:
$1,100,000

In today's dollars:
$2,207,232
NHL Rank:
2479

In today's dollars:
2143