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NHL Fortune: $6,205,000

Description

Dave Taylor’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $6,205,000 (US $15,800,364 in today's dollars), ranking #1551 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Country of birth: Canada
Position: RW
NHL Draft:
  • Year: 1975
  • Round #15
  • Overall Pick: 210
  • By: Los Angeles Kings

Did you know that Gary Bettman has accumulated the largest NHL fortune with $167M?

Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
(US$)
In today's
US$
NHL
Rank
1977-78 $55,000 $265,608
As a rookie, signed a contract with the Los Angeles Kings for a salary of $40,000 and a $15,000 signing bonus. (Earned $47,500 accoring to the Gazette and $45,000 according to the Globe and Mail.)
Source: Globe and Mail
1981-82 $140,000 $450,704
Source: The Sporting News
1982-83 $500,000 $1,516,580
In April 1982, signed a six-year, plus one option year, contract with the Los Angeles Kings for $3M or $500,000 per season. (According to the book Brian McFarlane's History of Hockey, signed a seven-year contract with the Los Angeles Kings for $3.2M.)
Source: The Sporting News
1983-84 $500,000 $1,469,378
Source: The Sporting News
1984-85 $500,000 $1,408,837
(Earned $450,000 according to The Globe and Mail and another edition of The Sporting News.)
Source: The Sporting News
1985-86 $500,000 $1,360,509
Source: The Sporting News
1986-87 $500,000 $1,335,188
(Earned $600,000 according to Sport Magazine.)
Source: The Sporting News
1987-88 $500,000 $1,288,065
(Earned $838,000 according to another edition of The Sporing News.)
Source: The Sporting News
1988-89 $500,000 $1,237,527
Source: The Sporting News
1989-90 $500,000 $1,180,528 13
Plus $450,000 in deferred payment.
Source: Canadian Press
1990-91 $500,000 $1,120,083 29
One-way contract.
Source: The Hockey News / Canadian Press
1991-92 $585,000 $1,257,284 58
1992-93 $600,000 $1,251,568 97
Amount includes salary and any signing bonus paid in 1992-93.
Source: The Hockey News / La Presse
1993-94 $325,000 $658,504 364
Retired as a pro hockey player after the season.
Source: .
Career Total: US $6,205,000
(In today's dollars: US $15,800,364)

NHL Rank: 1551
(In today's dollars: 1103)