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Hockey Fortune: $1,125,000

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John Ziegler’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $1,125,000 (US $4,712,665 in today's dollars), ranking #3454 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Salary History - John Ziegler
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Earnings
(US$)
In today's
US$
Rank
1977-78 $225,000 $1,131,125
On June 22, 1977, he became President of the NHL with a five-year contract at $225,000 per season.
Source(s): The Sporting News / The Hockey News 1978 Yearbook / La Presse
1978-79 $225,000 $1,051,012
As President of the NHL. (Earned $200,000 according to another edition of The Sporting News.)
Source(s): The Sporting News / The Hockey News 1978 Yearbook / La Presse
1979-80 $225,000 $944,578
As President of the NHL.
Source(s): The Sporting News / The Hockey News 1978 Yearbook / La Presse
1980-81 $225,000 $831,908
As President of the NHL.
Source(s): The Sporting News / The Hockey News 1978 Yearbook / La Presse
1981-82 $225,000 $754,042
As President of the NHL. (Earned $300,000 according to another edition of The Sporting News.)
Source(s): The Sporting News / The Hockey News 1978 Yearbook / La Presse
Career Total: US $1,125,000
(In today's dollars: US $4,712,665)

NHL Rank: 3454
(In today's dollars: 2289)

Not earning as much as NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman but was he booed when presenting the Stanley Cup?