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NHL Fortune: $141,480


George Ferguson’s net worth / career earnings / salary history. He made US$141,480 (US$623,476 in today's dollars), ranking #4744 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: August 22, 1952
Country of birth: Canada
Position: C
NHL Draft:
  • Year: 1972
  • Round #1
  • Overall Pick: 11
  • By: Toronto Maple Leafs

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
In today's
1976-77 $70,980 $322,609
Contract in Canadian currency: $70,000. Signed a two-year, one-way contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs for CAN$70,000 and CAN$75,000. Included bonus of $1,000 if he got 25 goals or 60 points and $1,500 for 30 goals or 70 points. Did nto earn the bonuses.
Source: Copy of contract
1977-78 $70,500 $300,867
Contract in Canadian currency: $75,000. Did not earn the performance bonuses. (According to the Globe and Mail, earned CAN$80,000)
Source: Copy of contract
Career Earnings: US$141,480
(In today's dollars: US$623,476)

NHL Rank: 4744
(In today's dollars: 4111)

Contract(s) (click to enlarge)

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