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NHL Fortune: $600,001


Rick Hampton’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $600,001 (US $3,235,866 in today's dollars), ranking #4081 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 $989,321
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 $906,418
Source: Book: The California Golden Seals
1976-77 $166,667 $857,203
Source: Book: The California Golden Seals
1977-78 $100,000 $482,924
Bases salary, not including bonuses, deferred payments and other extras. (Earned $95,000 according to the Globe and Mail.)
Source: The Gazette
Career Total: US $600,001
(In today's dollars: US $3,235,866)

NHL Rank: 4081
(In today's dollars: 2587)