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NHL Fortune: $230,000


Wayne Stephenson’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $230,000 (US $1,179,967 in today's dollars), ranking #4950 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
In today's
1975-76 $75,000 $407,887
Signed a contract with the Philadelphia Flyers for $75,000 per season plus bonuses for an unspecified number of years.
Source: The Hockey News
1976-77 $75,000 $385,741
Held out for 2 months after training camp, taking an accounting job in Winnipeg, wanting the Philadelphia Flyers to renegotiate his $75,000/year contract up to at least $100,000 given the high number of games he had played the previous season. Eventually came back and it is unclear if, and how, his contract was renegotiated but in 1977-78, he was earning $95,000.
Source: The Hockey News
1977-78 $80,000 $386,339
Bases salary, not including bonuses, deferred payments and other extras. (Earned $95,000 according to the Globe and Mail.)
Source: The Gazette
Career Total: US $230,000
(In today's dollars: US $1,179,967)

NHL Rank: 4950
(In today's dollars: 3846)