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NHL Fortune: $2,312,000

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Brad Park’s net worth / earnings / salary history. He made US $2,312,000 (US $9,073,960 in today's dollars), ranking #2106 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

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Season   Salary
($US)
In today's
$
NHL
Rank
+/-
($)
+/-
(%)
1965-66 $0 $0
Earned $C 45 per week as a junior with the Toronto Marlboros of the Ontario Hockey Association.
Source: Book: Straight Shooter: The Brad Park Story
1966-67 $0 $0
Earned $C 55 per week as a junior with the Toronto Marlboros of the Ontario Hockey Association.
Source: Book: Straight Shooter: The Brad Park Story
1969-70 $12,000 $83,608
Source: NY Times
1971-72 $25,000 $157,840
Source: Book: Straight Shooter: The Brad Park Story
1972-73 $200,000 $1,223,445
Signed a 5-year contract with the NY Rangers for $200,000 per season. ($250,000 per season according to the book The California Golden Seals)
Source: NY Times
1973-74 $200,000 $1,151,802
Source: NY Times
1974-75 $200,000 $1,037,323
Source: NY Times
1975-76 $200,000 $950,558
Source: NY Times
1976-77 $200,000 $898,770
Source: NY Times
1977-78 $250,000 $1,054,868
Source: Globe and Mail
1982-83 $300,000 $794,922
Source: Book: Straight Shooter: The Brad Park Story
1984-85 $275,000 $676,781
He retired as a pro hockey player after the season.
Source: Mclean's
1985-86 $150,000 $356,459
As coach of the Detroit Red Wings. Signed 3-year contract as coach for $US 150,000 per season plus a $US 50,000 bonus per season if the team made the playoffs. Was fired after 45 games. The team did not make the playoffs in 1985-86 but made them in 1986-87 and 1987-88 while Park was still paid per his guaranteed contract. The Red Wings balked at paying the $US 100,000 bonus, went to court and per the court decision, they had to pay an undisclosed amount that Park deemed as fair.
Source: Book: Straight Shooter: The Brad Park Story
1986-87 $150,000 $349,954
1987-88 $150,000 $337,632
Total:
US $2,312,000

In today's dollars:
US $9,073,960
NHL Rank:
2106

In today's dollars:
1228