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NHL Fortune: $253,055

Description

Errol Thompson’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $253,055 (US $1,424,782 in today's dollars), ranking #4883 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: May 29, 1950
Country of birth: Canada
Position: LW
NHL Draft:
  • Year: 1970
  • Round #2
  • Overall Pick: 22
  • By: Toronto Maple Leafs

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
1972-73 $27,243 $190,675
Contract in Canadian currency: $27,000. Signed a 3-year contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs for CAN$27,000, CAN$33,000 and CAN$37,500. Included bonuses for 1973-74 and 1974-75: $2,000 for making the playoffs in 1973-74 and $2,500 for making the playoffs in 1974-75; $1,500 for 20 goals or 45 points in each season; $100 per goal after 20; $1,000 for 30 goals; and $200 for goals over 30.
Source: Copy of contract
1973-74 $35,000 $230,732
Contract in Canadian currency: $35,000. Earned bonus of $2,000 for making the playoffs but no bonuses for goals/points.
Source: Copy of contract
1974-75 $42,924 $254,793
Contract in Canadian currency: $42,000. Earned bonus of $2,500 for making the playoffs; and scored 25 goals/42 points, earning $2,000 bonuses.
Source: Copy of contract
1975-76 $36,863 $200,477
Contract in Canadian currency: $37,500. Estimated minimum salary based on documented salaries for 1974-75 and 1977-78.
Source: HockeyZonePlus
1976-77 $38,025 $195,571
Contract in Canadian currency: $37,500. Estimated minimum salary based on documented salaries for 1974-75 and 1977-78.
Source: HockeyZonePlus
1977-78 $73,000 $352,534
Bases salary, not including bonuses, deferred payments and other extras. (Earned $55,000 according to the Globe and Mail.)
Source: The Gazette
Career Total: US $253,055
(In today's dollars: US $1,424,782)

NHL Rank: 4883
(In today's dollars: 3656)

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