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Hockey Fortune: $685,000

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Billy Harris’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $685,000 (US $4,152,638 in today's dollars), ranking #4090 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: 29-Jan-52
Country of birth: Canada
Position: RW
NHL Draft:
Salary History - Billy Harris
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Earnings
(US$)
In today's
US$
Rank
1972-73 $150,000 $1,086,442
After being drafted 1st overall in the 1972 NHL draft, signed a three-year deal with the Islanders for $100,000 per season plus a $50,000 signing bonus. Wanting to play in the NHL, he turned down a five-year contract offer, by the Philadelphia Blazers of the World Hockey Association, for $750,000. (According to La Presse, it was a two-year contract with the New York Islanders for $250,000 overall. According to another edition of La Presse, it was a three-year contract for a yearly salary of $125,000)
Source(s): NY Times / The Sporting News
1973-74 $100,000 $682,207
Source(s): NY Times
1974-75 $100,000 $614,277
Source(s): NY Times
1975-76 $100,000 $562,802
Source(s): Estimated salary based on documented salaries in 1974-75 and 1977-78.
1976-77 $100,000 $532,244
Source(s): Estimated salary based on documented salaries in 1974-75 and 1977-78.
1977-78 $135,000 $674,666
Bases salary, not including bonuses, deferred payments and other extras. (Earned $125,000 according to the Globe and Mail.)
Source(s): The Gazette
Career Total: US $685,000
(In today's dollars: US $4,152,638 )

NHL Rank: 4090
(In today's dollars: 2427)