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Hockey Fortune: $883,225

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Harry Neale’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $883,225 (US $3,878,602 in today's dollars), ranking #3754 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: March 9, 1937
Country of birth: Canada
Salary History - Harry Neale
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Earnings
(US$)
In today's
US$
Rank
1972-73 $85,000 $615,650
As coach of the Minnesota Fighting Saints of the WHA. Estimated salary based on his documented salary, in 1974-75, with the same team.
Source(s): HockeyZonePlus
1973-74 $85,000 $579,876
As coach of the Minnesota Fighting Saints of the WHA. Estimated salary based on his documented salary, in 1974-75, with the same team.
Source(s): HockeyZonePlus
1974-75 $85,000 $522,135
As coach of the Minnesota Fighting Saints of the WHA.
Source(s): Book: Don Cherry's Hockey Stories
1975-76 $85,000 $478,382
As coach of the Minnesota Fighting Saints of the WHA. Estimated salary based on his documented salary, in 1974-75, with the same team.
Source(s): HockeyZonePlus
1978-79 $65,775 $305,431
Amount in Canadian currency: $75,000.
As coach of the Vancouver Canucks.
Source(s): The Sporting News
1983-84 $121,650 $369,958
Amount in Canadian currency: $150,000.
Prior to the season, signed a four-year contract as vice-president and general manager of the Vancouver Canucks.
Source(s): La Presse
1984-85 $115,800 $337,657
Amount in Canadian currency: $150,000.
As vice-president, general manager, and head coach of the Vancouver Canucks. Late in the season, he either was fired or resigned, depending on the conflicting sources. He had two years left on his contract, at $150,000 each. It is unclear if he was still paid given the possibility that he resigned and also that he got a new job in 1985-86.
Source(s): UPI / The Sporting News / La Presse
1985-86 $120,000 $337,901
Prior to the season, signed a two-year contract as coach of the Detroit Red Wings for $120,000 per year. Was fired after the 1985-86 but paid for the duration of the agreement, with a guaranteed contract. Never coached in the NHL again.
Source(s): Book: The Road to Hockeytown
1986-87 $120,000 $331,612
Source(s): Book: The Road to Hockeytown
Career Total: US $883,225
(In today's dollars: US $3,878,602)

NHL Rank: 3754
(In today's dollars: 2518)