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NHL Fortune: $770,000


Greg Joly’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $770,000 (US $3,988,572 in today's dollars), ranking #3798 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: May 30, 1954
Country of birth: Canada
Position: D
NHL Draft:
  • Year: 1974
  • Round #1
  • Overall Pick: 1
  • By: Washington Capitals

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
In today's
1974-75 $160,000 $949,747
As a 1st round pick overall, signed a five-year contract with the Washington Capitals for $800,000 overall (According to different issues of The Sporting News, it was for $300,000 overall for five years; $400,000 over four years; or $200,000 per year plus a $150,000 signing bonus.)
Source: Book: Icing the Plains
1975-76 $160,000 $870,160
Source: Book: Icing the Plains
1976-77 $160,000 $822,913
Source: Book: Icing the Plains
1977-78 $130,000 $627,801
Bases salary, not including bonuses, deferred payments and other extras. According to the 1974-75 contract information from the book Icing the Plains, he would have earned $160,000 if the $800,000 was split evenly over 5 years. (Earned $100,000 according to the Globe and Mail.)
Source: The Gazette
1978-79 $160,000 $717,952
Source: Book: Icing the Plains
Career Total: US $770,000
(In today's dollars: US $3,988,572)

NHL Rank: 3798
(In today's dollars: 2323)