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NHL Fortune: $600,000

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Marty Howe’s net worth / earnings / salary history. He made US$600,000 (US$3,028,839 in today's dollars), ranking #3474 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$)
+/-
(%)
1973-74 $150,000 $863,851
Signed a 4-year deal with the Houston Aeros, of the WHA, for $600 (according to Sports Extra Hockey Magazine, it was $600 for 3 years). Deal also included his father Gordie at $1M for 4 years and brother Mark at $600k for 4 years. (According to the book Mr. Hockey - Gordie Howe, the overall deal was worth nearly $2.5M over 4 years, instead of $2.2M)
Source: Book: The Rebel League
1974-75 $150,000 $777,992
Source: Book: The Rebel League
1975-76 $150,000 $712,918
Source: Book: The Rebel League
1976-77 $150,000 $674,077
Source: Book: The Rebel League
Total:
US$600,000

In today's dollars:
US$3,028,839
NHL Rank:
3474

In today's dollars:
2116

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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