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NHL Fortune: $64,022

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George Armstrong’s net worth / earnings / salary history. He made US$64,022 (US$537,367 in today's dollars), ranking #4862 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$)
+/-
(%)
1953-54 $8,136 $77,626
Contract in Canadian currency: $8,000. Signed a one-year contract with the Toronto Maples Leafs for CAN$8,000.
Source: Copy of contract
1954-55 $8,730 $82,979
Contract in Canadian currency: $8,500. Signed a one-year contract with the Toronto Maples Leafs for CAN$8,500.
Source: Copy of contract
1955-56 $9,126 $87,072
Contract in Canadian currency: $9,000. Estimated salary based on documented salary for 1954-55 and 1956-57.
Source: HockeyZonePlus
1956-57 $10,160 $95,511
Contract in Canadian currency: $10,000. Signed a one-year contract with the Toronto Maples Leafs for CAN$9,500 and received a $ 500 bonus.
Source: Copy of contract
1969-70 $27,870 $194,179
Contract in Canadian currency: $30,000. Signed a one-year contract with the Toronto Maple Leads for CAN$30,000. Bonuses: $500 for 20 goals; another $500 for 25 goals; another $500 for 30 goals; another $500 for 35 goals; $1,000 if the team finishes in 1st place and $500 if it finishes in 2nd place. He did not earn any of the bonuses.
Source: Copy of contract
Total:
US$64,022

In today's dollars:
US$537,367
NHL Rank:
4862

In today's dollars:
4096

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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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