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Hockey Fortune: $76,350

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George Armstrong’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $76,350 (US $775,829 in today's dollars), ranking #5744 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: July 6, 1930
Salary History - George Armstrong
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Earnings
(US$)
In today's
US$
Rank
1946-47 $160 $2,498
Amount in Canadian currency: $160.
As a 16-year-old, signed a junior playing card with the Toronto Maple Leafs for a $100 signing bonus, $2.50 per week spending money and room and board. Played the whole season for the Copper Cliff Redmen of the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey Association.
Source(s): Book: '67
1947-48 $60 $819
Amount in Canadian currency: $60.
Played the whole season for the Stratford Kroehlers of the Ontario Hockey League.
Source(s): Book: '67
1948-49 $60 $760
Amount in Canadian currency: $60.
Played the whole season for the Toronto Marlboros of the Ontario Hockey League Junior and Senior.
Source(s): Book: '67
1949-50 $54 $692
Amount in Canadian currency: $60.
Played the whole season for the Toronto Marlboros of the Ontario Hockey League Senior plus two games in the NHL..
Source(s): Book: '67
1953-54 $8,136 $92,640
Amount in Canadian currency: $8,000.
Signed a one-year contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs for CAN$8,000.
Source(s): Copy of contract
1954-55 $8,730 $99,064
Amount in Canadian currency: $8,500.
Signed a one-year contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs for CAN$8,500.
Source(s): Copy of contract
1955-56 $9,126 $103,835
Amount in Canadian currency: $9,000.
Estimated salary based on documented salary for 1954-55 and 1956-57.
Source(s): HockeyZonePlus
1956-57 $10,160 $113,898
Amount in Canadian currency: $10,000.
Signed a one-year contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs for CAN$9,500 and received a $ 500 bonus.
Source(s): Copy of contract
1957-58 $11,995 $130,108
Amount in Canadian currency: $11,500.
$10,500 salary and a $1,000 bonus as captain of the Toronto Maple Leafs.
Source(s): Book: The Lives of Conn Smythe
1969-70 $27,870 $231,516
Amount in Canadian currency: $30,000.
Signed a one-year contract with the Toronto Maple Leads for CAN$30,000. Bonuses: $500 for 20 goals; another $500 for 25 goals; another $500 for 30 goals; another $500 for 35 goals; $1,000 if the team finishes in 1st place and $500 if it finishes in 2nd place. He did not earn any of the bonuses.
Source(s): Copy of contract
Career Total: US $76,350
(In today's dollars: US $775,829)

NHL Rank: 5744
(In today's dollars: 4620)

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