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Hockey Fortune: $1,706,370


Tony Esposito’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $1,706,370 (US $5,198,896 in today's dollars), ranking #2997 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: April 23, 1943
Country of birth: Canada
Position: G
Salary History - Tony Esposito
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Earnings
In today's
1969-70 $26,370 $219,055
Earned a $13,370 salary plus $13,000 from the NHL for league awards.
Source(s): La Presse
1977-78 $180,000 $904,900
Bases salary, not including bonuses, deferred payments and other extras. (Earned $200,000 according to the Globe and Mail.)
Source(s): The Gazette
1982-83 $300,000 $947,254
Source(s): La Presse
1983-84 $300,000 $917,771
Prior to the season, as a free agent, signed a one-year contract with the Chicago Blackhawks for $300,000. Retired as a pro-hockey player after the season.
Source(s): The Sporting News / La Presse
1988-89 $300,000 $772,958
Prior to the season, signed a three-year contract as General Manager of the Pittsburgh Penguins for $300,000 per season.
Source(s): La Presse
1989-90 $300,000 $737,356 59
As General Manager of the Pittsburgh Penguins. Was fired in December 1989 but had a guaranteed contract.
Source(s): La Presse
1990-91 $300,000 $699,602 83
The last year of his guaranteed contract with the Pittsburgh Penguins, although he was fired in December 1989.
Source(s): La Presse
Career Total: US $1,706,370
(In today's dollars: US $5,198,896)

NHL Rank: 2997
(In today's dollars: 2177)