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NHL Fortune: $2,484,845

Description

John Tonelli’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $2,484,845 (US $6,162,281 in today's dollars), ranking #2448 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Country of birth: Canada
Position: LW
NHL Draft:
  • Year: 1977
  • Round #2
  • Overall Pick: 33
  • By: New York Islanders

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
(US$)
In today's
US$
NHL
Rank
1984-85 $250,000 $704,419
Source: The Sporting News
1985-86 $250,000 $680,255
At the beginning of the option year of his contract, at $250,000, did not report to the NY Islanders' training camp and demanded to renegotiate the contract. Still reported to the team, without a new contract, in time for the first game of the season. GM Bill Torrey waited until January 1986 to negotiate a new three-year contract at $435,000 per season and then traded him to Calgary 2 months later. (Earned $225,000 according to The Sporting News.)
Source: Superstar Hockey Yearbook 1986-87
1986-87 $313,200 $836,362
Contract in Canadian currency: $435,000.
Source: Superstar Hockey Yearbook 1986-87
1987-88 $327,990 $844,945
Contract in Canadian currency: $435,000.
Source: Superstar Hockey Yearbook 1986-87
1988-89 $353,655 $875,316
Contract in Canadian currency: $435,000.
Source: Superstar Hockey Yearbook 1986-87
1989-90 $290,000 $684,706 69
Source: Canadian Press
1990-91 $350,000 $784,058 53
One-way contract.
Source: The Hockey News / Canadian Press
1991-92 $350,000 $752,221 121
Career Total: US $2,484,845
(In today's dollars: US $6,162,281)

NHL Rank: 2448
(In today's dollars: 1887)