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NHL Fortune: $28,000

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Les Burgess’s net worth / earnings / salary history. He made US $28,000 (US $155,242 in today's dollars), ranking #5056 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Did you know that Gary Bettman accumulated the 4th largest NHL fortune with $110M?

Season   Salary
($US)
In today's
$
NHL
Rank
+/-
($)
+/-
(%)
1973-74 $17,500 $100,783
After being an 8th round pick in the NHL, signed a two-year, two-way contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs for $C 20,000 and $C 25,000 in the NHL and $C 9,500 and $C 10,000 in the minors, plus a signing bonus of $C 7,500. NHL bonuses included $ 7,500 if he was in the NHL the last 28 days of the season; $ 50 per + from 0 to 10; $ 500 if he was +10; $ 75 per + between 11 and 20; $ 1,000 for +20; $ 100 per + over 20; $ 1,000 for 15 goals; and $ 100 per goal over 15; and $500 if he had 300 hits or more. Minor league bonuses included $ 500 for 20 goals; another $ 250 for 30 goals; and another $ 250 for 40 goals. He never played in the NHL in career and only earned the $ 500 with his 22 goals in the minors and his signing bonus.
Source: Copy of contract
1974-75 $10,500 $54,459
Played in the AHL and earned the $ 500 with his 22 goals.
Source: Copy of contract
Total:
US $28,000

In today's dollars:
US $155,242
NHL Rank:
5056

In today's dollars:
4995

Contract(s) (click to enlarge)