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Hockey Fortune: $272,887

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Ron Ellis’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $272,887 (US $1,704,073 in today's dollars), ranking #4999 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: January 8, 1945
Country of birth: Canada
Position: RW
Salary History - Ron Ellis
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Earnings
(US$)
In today's
US$
Rank
1964-65 $8,807 $86,504
Amount in Canadian currency: $9,500.
Prior to the season, signed a two-year contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs for a total of $19,000. This was his first full season in the NHL after playing 1 NHL game the previous year.
Source(s): Book: '67
1965-66 $8,816 $85,250
Amount in Canadian currency: $9,500.
Source(s): Book: '67
1966-67 $11,136 $104,565
Amount in Canadian currency: $12,000.
Prior to the season, signed a two-year contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs for $26,000 ($12,000 + $14,000)
Source(s): Book: '67
1967-68 $12,978 $118,537
Amount in Canadian currency: $14,000.
1974-75 $127,750 $789,402
Amount in Canadian currency: $125,000.
Source(s): The Sporting News
1975-76 $0 $0
Amount in Canadian currency: $0.
During the training camp, decided to retire despite having a contract at a salary of $100,000 or $125,000, valid for four more seasons.
Source(s): The Sporting News
1976-77 $0 $0
Amount in Canadian currency: $0.
Did not play
Source(s): HockeyZonePlus
1977-78 $103,400 $519,815
Amount in Canadian currency: $110,000.
Came out of retirement and played the whole season with the Toronto Maple Leafs. (Earned $140,000 according to the Globe and Mail.)
Source(s): The Gazette
Career Total: US $272,887
(In today's dollars: US $1,704,073)

NHL Rank: 4999
(In today's dollars: 3580)