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NHL Fortune: $595,001


Rick Hampton’s net worth / earnings / salary history. He made US $595,001 (US $2,965,931 in today's dollars), ranking #3909 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Country of birth: Canada
Position: D
NHL Draft:
  • Year: 1974
  • Round #1
  • Overall Pick: 3
  • By: California Seals

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
In today's
1974-75 $166,667 $913,610
Prior to the season, as the 3rd overall NHL pick, signed a three-year contract woth the California Golden Seals for $245,000 in overall salaries plus $255,000 bonuses (assumed to be spread over the duration of the contract.)
Source: Book: The California Golden Seals
1975-76 $166,667 $837,051
Source: Book: The California Golden Seals
1976-77 $166,667 $791,602
Source: Book: The California Golden Seals
1977-78 $95,000 $423,668
Source: Globe and Mail
Career Total: US $595,001
(In today's dollars: US $2,965,931)

NHL Rank: 3909
(In today's dollars: 2453)

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