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Hockey Fortune: $1,457,800

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Lanny McDonald’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $1,457,800 (US $7,588,960 in today's dollars), ranking #3220 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: February 16, 1953
Country of birth: Canada
Position: RW
NHL Draft:
Salary History - Lanny McDonald
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Earnings
(US$)
In today's
US$
Rank
1973-74 $200,000 $1,372,523
Amount in Canadian currency: $200,000.
Prior to the season, as a 4th NHL pick overall, signed a five-year contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs for $C 1M, outbidding the Cleveland Crusaders of the WHA. (According to La Presse, it was for a salary of $170,000.) This was his first season in the NHL.
Source(s): The Sporting News
1974-75 $204,400 $1,263,044
Amount in Canadian currency: $200,000.
Source(s): The Sporting News
1975-76 $196,600 $1,113,044
Amount in Canadian currency: $200,000.
Source(s): The Sporting News
1976-77 $202,800 $1,085,805
Amount in Canadian currency: $200,000.
Source(s): The Sporting News
1977-78 $141,000 $708,838
Amount in Canadian currency: $150,000.
Prior to the season, signed a five-year contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs estimated at CDN $150,000 per season. (Earned CDN $149,000 according to the Gazette and CDN $145,000 according to the Globe and Mail.)
Source(s): Book: Brian McFarlane's History of Hockey
1978-79 $131,550 $614,492
Amount in Canadian currency: $150,000.
Source(s): Book: Brian McFarlane's History of Hockey
1979-80 $128,100 $537,780
Amount in Canadian currency: $150,000.
(Earned $175,000 according to The Sporting News.)
Source(s): Book: Brian McFarlane's History of Hockey
1980-81 $128,250 $474,187
Amount in Canadian currency: $150,000.
Source(s): Book: Brian McFarlane's History of Hockey
1981-82 $125,100 $419,247
Amount in Canadian currency: $150,000.
Source(s): Book: Brian McFarlane's History of Hockey
Career Total: US $1,457,800
(In today's dollars: US $7,588,960)

NHL Rank: 3220
(In today's dollars: 1789)