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NHL Fortune: $2,650,000


Butch Goring’s net worth / earnings / salary history. He made US$2,650,000 (US$6,716,627 in today's dollars), ranking #2229 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Country of birth: Canada
Position: C
NHL Draft:
  • Year: 1969
  • Round #5
  • Overall Pick: 51
  • By: Los Angeles Kings

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
In today's
1977-78 $100,000 $445,966
Source: Globe and Mail
1978-79 $250,000 $1,035,950
Prior to the season, signed a five-year contract with the Los Angeles Kings for $250,000 per year.
Source: The Hockey News
1979-80 $250,000 $931,042
Source: The Hockey News
1980-81 $250,000 $819,985
Source: The Hockey News
1981-82 $250,000 $743,236
Source: The Hockey News
1982-83 $250,000 $700,259
Source: The Hockey News
1999-00 $400,000 $649,058 651
As coach of the New York Islanders.
Source: The Hockey News, La Presse, or Le Droit.
2000-01 $400,000 $627,875 681
As coach of the New York Islanders.
Source: The Hockey News
2001-02 $500,000 $763,257 616 $100,000 25%
Was fired as coach of the New York Islanders during the previous season but had a guaranteed contract until the end of 2001-02.
Source: The Hockey News
Career Total: US$2,650,000
(In today's dollars: US$6,716,627)

NHL Rank: 2229
(In today's dollars: 1641)

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