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NHL Fortune: $1,125,000

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Rick Vaive’s net worth / earnings / salary history. He made US$1,125,000 (US$2,301,961 in today's dollars), ranking #2799 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

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All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
(US$)
In today's
US$
NHL
Rank
+/-
(US$)
+/-
(%)
1978-79 $50,000 $196,089
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 $670,181 43
Source: Canadian Press
1990-91 $350,000 $684,736 51 $25,000 8%
One-way contract (Made $325,000 according to the Canadian Press)
Source: The Hockey News
1991-92 $400,000 $750,954 90 $50,000 14%
Total:
US$1,125,000

In today's dollars:
US$2,301,961
NHL Rank:
2799

In today's dollars:
2399

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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