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Hockey Fortune: $3,240,000

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Butch Goring’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $3,240,000 (US $10,162,701 in today's dollars), ranking #2248 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: October 22, 1949
Country of birth: Canada
Position: C
NHL Draft:
Salary History - Butch Goring
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Earnings
(US$)
In today's
US$
Rank
1973-74 $70,000 $480,383
Prior to the season, signed a four-year plus one option year contract with the Los Angeles Kings. The salary for 1977-78 was set to $70,000 and it is assumed that it was the same for the duration of the agreement.
Source(s): The Sporting News / HockeyZonePlus
1974-75 $70,000 $432,549
Source(s): The Sporting News / HockeyZonePlus
1975-76 $70,000 $396,302
Source(s): The Sporting News / HockeyZonePlus
1976-77 $70,000 $374,785
Source(s): The Sporting News / HockeyZonePlus
1977-78 $90,000 $452,450
Bases salary, not including bonuses, deferred payments and other extras. (Earned $70,000 according to The Sporting News and $100,000 according to The Globe and Mail.)
Source(s): The Gazette
1978-79 $250,000 $1,167,791
Prior to the season, signed a five-year contract with the Los Angeles Kings for $250,000 per year.
Source(s): The Hockey News / Book: Brian McFarlane's History of Hockey / Book: Edmonton Oilers - Against All Odds
1979-80 $250,000 $1,049,532
Source(s): The Hockey News / Book: Brian McFarlane's History of Hockey
1980-81 $250,000 $924,342
Source(s): The Hockey News / Book: Brian McFarlane's History of Hockey
1981-82 $250,000 $837,824
Source(s): The Hockey News / Book: Brian McFarlane's History of Hockey
1982-83 $250,000 $789,378
Source(s): The Hockey News / Book: Brian McFarlane's History of Hockey
1983-84 $150,000 $458,886
Prior to the season, signed a contract with the New York Islanders with a significant pay cut down to $150,000 per season.
Source(s): The Sporting News
1984-85 $170,000 $498,643
In June 1984, as a free agent, signed a one-year contract with the New York Islanders for $170,000. Never played in the NHL again after the season.
Source(s): The Sporting News
1999-00 $400,000 $731,660 653
As coach of the New York Islanders.
Source(s): The Hockey News, La Presse, or Le Droit.
2000-01 $400,000 $707,782 684
As coach of the New York Islanders.
Source(s): The Hockey News
2001-02 $500,000 $860,394 620
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(s): The Hockey News
Career Total: US $3,240,000
(In today's dollars: US $10,162,701)

NHL Rank: 2248
(In today's dollars: 1520)