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NHL Fortune: $500,000

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Dennis Sobchuk’s net worth / earnings / salary history. He made US$500,000 (US$2,257,450 in today's dollars), ranking #3661 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 $0 $0
Contract in Canadian currency: $0. A year before being eligible for the NHL draft, he signed a $1M for 10-year deal with the Cincinnati Stingers of the World Hockey Association. He spent the 1974-74 season with the Regina Pats, in the Western Junior League, and was paid CAN$300/month. (According to the Regina Pats website and the book The Legendary Game - Ultimate Hockey Trivia, the deal was $1.7M for 10 years).
Source: Book: 1977 The Complete Handbook of Pro Hockey / Sports Illustrated / Regina Leader-Post
1974-75 $100,000 $518,661
Was loaned to the Phoenix Roadrunners of the World Hockey Association as the Cincinnati Stingers were not ready to join the league.
Source: Book: 1977 The Complete Handbook of Pro Hockey / Sports Illustrated / Regina Leader-Post
1975-76 $100,000 $475,279
Signed a $1M for 10-year deal (assumed to be $100,000 per year) with the Cincinnati Stingers of the World Hockey Association.
Source: Book: 1977 The Complete Handbook of Pro Hockey / Sports Illustrated / Regina Leader-Post
1976-77 $100,000 $449,385
Source: Book: 1977 The Complete Handbook of Pro Hockey / Sports Illustrated / Regina Leader-Post
1977-78 $100,000 $421,947
Source: Book: 1977 The Complete Handbook of Pro Hockey / Sports Illustrated / Regina Leader-Post
1978-79 $100,000 $392,178
Source: Book: 1977 The Complete Handbook of Pro Hockey / Sports Illustrated / Regina Leader-Post
1987-88 $0 $0
Contract in Canadian currency: $0.
Total:
US$500,000

In today's dollars:
US$2,257,450
NHL Rank:
3661

In today's dollars:
2419