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Hockey Fortune: $1,030,000

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Garry Unger’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $1,030,000 (US $3,996,175 in today's dollars), ranking #3539 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: December 7, 1947
Country of birth: Canada
Position: C
Salary History - Garry Unger
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Earnings
(US$)
In today's
US$
Rank
1977-78 $115,000 $578,131
Bases salary, not including bonuses, deferred payments and other extras. (Earned $175,000 according to the Globe and Mail.)
Source(s): The Gazette
1978-79 $115,000 $537,184
Estimated salary based on his documented salary in 1977-78 and 1979-80.
Source(s): HockeyZonePlus
1979-80 $200,000 $839,625
Prior to the season, as a free agent, signed a five-year contract with the Atlanta Flames for $1M after turning down a two-year contract for $150,000 per season from the St. Louis Blues. According to The Sporting News, was seeking $2M for seven-years when he initially hit the free agent market.
Source(s): Book: Brian McFarlane's History of Hockey / The Sporting News / La Presse
1980-81 $200,000 $739,473
Source(s): Book: Brian McFarlane's History of Hockey / The Sporting News
1981-82 $200,000 $670,260
Source(s): Book: Brian McFarlane's History of Hockey
1982-83 $200,000 $631,503
Retired as a pro hockey player after the season but made a come back in 1985-86 playing three years in the British Hockey League.
Source(s): Book: Brian McFarlane's History of Hockey
Career Total: US $1,030,000
(In today's dollars: US $3,996,175)

NHL Rank: 3539
(In today's dollars: 2492)