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NHL Fortune: $195,800


Bill Nyrop’s net worth / earnings / salary history. He made US$195,800 (US$643,329 in today's dollars), ranking #4361 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

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Season   Salary
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1977-78 $65,800 $277,641
Contract in Canadian currency: $70,000.
Source: Globe and Mail
1978-79 $0 $0
After 3 seasons with the Montreal Canadiens, he left training camp prior to the season, retired from hockey, and began working in the insurance industry.
Source: Hockey Draft Central
1979-80 $0 $0
Did not play hockey
1980-81 $0 $0
Did not play hockey
1981-82 $130,000 $365,688
He unretired, played for the Minnesota North Stars, and retired from the NHL after the season to play one more season in Germany and retire for good from pro hockey. Between 1977-78 and 1981-82, as he did not play, the Minnesota North Stars offering him two contract: a 5-year contract (1979-80 to 1983-84) which he did not sign, and later; a 3-year contract (1981-82 to 1983-84) which he signed although he only played the first year. It is unknown exactly how much he earned in 1981-82 but use the $130,000 assumption as was indicated in the unsigned 5-year contract.
Source: Copy of contract / Classic Auctions

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