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NHL Fortune: $680,000


Blaine Stoughton’s net worth / earnings / salary history. He made US $680,000 (US $1,991,398 in today's dollars), ranking #3775 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: March 13, 1953
Country of birth: Canada
Position: LW
NHL Draft:
  • Year: 1973
  • Round #1
  • Overall Pick: 7
  • By: Pittsburgh Penguins

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
In today's
1976-77 $0 $0
He was offered a one-year, two-way contract by the Toronto Maples Leafs for CAN$50,000 in the NHL and CAN$22,500 in the minor leagues. He did not sign the contract and elected to sign a four-year contract with the Cincinnati Stingers of the World Hockey Association for an undisclosed amount.
Source: Copy of unsigned contract
1980-81 $160,000 $524,791
Signed a three-year contract with the Hartford Whalers for $160,000 per season.
Source: Book: The Whalers / Hockey Draft Central
1981-82 $160,000 $475,671
Source: Book: The Whalers / Hockey Draft Central
1982-83 $160,000 $448,166
Source: Book: The Whalers / Hockey Draft Central
1983-84 $200,000 $542,771
He never played again in the NHL after that season, playing in the AHL in 1984-85 and in Italy in 1987-88.
Source: NY Times
Career Total: US $680,000
(In today's dollars: US $1,991,398)

NHL Rank: 3775
(In today's dollars: 2897)

Contract(s) (click to enlarge)

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