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NHL Fortune: $740,000

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Greg Joly’s net worth / career earnings / salary history. He made US$740,000 (US$3,396,687 in today's dollars), ranking #3415 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
(US$)
In today's
US$
NHL
Rank
+/-
(US$)
+/-
(%)
1974-75 $160,000 $839,294
As a 1st round pick overall, signed a 5-year contract for $800,000 with the Washington Capitals.
Source: Book: Icing the Plains
1975-76 $160,000 $768,963
Source: Book: Icing the Plains
1976-77 $160,000 $727,211
Source: Book: Icing the Plains
1977-78 $100,000 $426,761
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.
Source: Globe and Mail
1978-79 $160,000 $634,457
Source: Book: Icing the Plains
Career Earnings: US$740,000
(In today's dollars: US$3,396,687)

NHL Rank: 3415
(In today's dollars: 2130)

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