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Hockey Fortune: $1,755,000

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Billy Smith’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $1,755,000 (US $5,758,293 in today's dollars), ranking #2969 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: December 12, 1950
Country of birth: Canada
Position: G
NHL Draft:
Salary History - Billy Smith
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Earnings
(US$)
In today's
US$
Rank
1972-73 $20,000 $145,720
$18,000 salary and $2,000 signing bonus with the New York Islanders.
Source(s): Billy Smith on Spittin' Chiclets podcast
1977-78 $85,000 $427,314
Bases salary, not including bonuses, deferred payments and other extras. (Earned $90,000 according to the Globe and Mail.)
Source(s): The Gazette
1978-79 $100,000 $467,116
Estimated salary based on documented salaries for 1977-78 and 1988-89.
Source(s): HockeyZonePlus
1979-80 $110,000 $461,794
Estimated salary based on documented salaries for 1977-78 and 1988-89.
Source(s): HockeyZonePlus
1980-81 $120,000 $443,684
Estimated salary based on documented salaries for 1977-78 and 1988-89.
Source(s): HockeyZonePlus
1981-82 $130,000 $435,669
Estimated salary based on documented salaries for 1977-78 and 1988-89.
Source(s): HockeyZonePlus
1982-83 $140,000 $442,052
Estimated salary based on documented salaries for 1977-78 and 1988-89.
Source(s): HockeyZonePlus
1983-84 $150,000 $458,886
Estimated salary based on documented salaries for 1977-78 and 1988-89.
Source(s): HockeyZonePlus
1984-85 $160,000 $469,311
Estimated salary based on documented salaries for 1977-78 and 1988-89.
Source(s): HockeyZonePlus
1985-86 $170,000 $481,538
Estimated salary based on documented salaries for 1977-78 and 1988-89.
Source(s): HockeyZonePlus
1986-87 $180,000 $500,374
Estimated salary based on documented salaries for 1977-78 and 1988-89.
Source(s): HockeyZonePlus
1987-88 $190,000 $509,532
Estimated salary based on documented salaries for 1977-78 and 1988-89.
Source(s): HockeyZonePlus
1988-89 $200,000 $515,305
Signed a two-year contract with the Islanders for $400,000 but retired after the 1st year of the contract and, instead, signed a new three-year deal as goalie coach.
Source(s): The Hockey News 1989 Yearbook / NY Times
Career Total: US $1,755,000
(In today's dollars: US $5,758,293)

NHL Rank: 2969
(In today's dollars: 2082)