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Hockey Fortune: $952,250

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Ed Johnston’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $952,250 (US $3,925,971 in today's dollars), ranking #3595 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: November 24, 1935
Country of birth: Canada
Position: G
Salary History - Ed Johnston
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Earnings
(US$)
In today's
US$
Rank
1973-74 $82,750 $567,881
Amount in Canadian currency: $82,750.
Signed a four-year, one-way contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs for: $ 82,500, $ 87,500, $87,500, and $ 92,500. Bonus: unknown amount for a goal against average under 2.70, 2.60, and 2.50; $ 250 per shutout; $ 500 per playoff game won; $ 2,000 if the team finished 1st or 2nd in the division; and $ 1,000 if the team finished 3rd in the division. Bonuses earned: $ 250 for 1 shutout.
Source(s): Copy of contract
1974-75 $96,500 $596,300
Signed a four-year, one-way contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs for: $ 95,000, $ 100,000, $105,000, and $ 110,000. Was subsequently trade to St.Louis. Bonus: $ 1,000 a goal against average under 2.70; another $ 2,500 if it's under 260; another $ 2,500 if it's under 2.5. $ 250 per shutouts; $ 2,500 if the team finished 1st in the division; and $ 1,000 if it finishes 2nd. Bonuses earned: $ 500 for 2 shutouts plus $ 1,000 for the team ending second in the division..
Source(s): Copy of contract
1975-76 $100,250 $567,562
Bonus earned: $ 250 for 1 shutout.
Source(s): Copy of contract
1976-77 $107,750 $576,901
Bonus earned: $ 250 for 1 shutout and $ 2,500 for St.Louis finishing 1st in its division.
Source(s): Copy of contract
1977-78 $110,000 $552,995
No bonus earned.
Source(s): Copy of contract / The Gazette
1979-80 $80,000 $335,850
As coach of the Chicago Blackhawks.
Source(s): The Sporting News
1996-97 $375,000 $728,483 612
As coach of the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Source(s): The Hockey News
Career Total: US $952,250
(In today's dollars: US $3,925,971)

NHL Rank: 3595
(In today's dollars: 2512)

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