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Hockey Fortune: $958,491

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Jim Korn’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $958,491 (US $2,642,720 in today's dollars), ranking #3586 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: July 28, 1957
Country of birth: USA
Position: D
NHL Draft:
Salary History - Jim Korn
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Earnings
(US$)
In today's
US$
Rank
1982-83 $89,210 $280,018
Amount in Canadian currency: $110,000.
Signed a one-year, plus one option year, one-way contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs for CAN$110,000/season plus unknown bonuses.
Source(s): Copy of contract
1983-84 $106,241 $323,096
Amount in Canadian currency: $131,000.
Signed a two-year, plus one option year, one-way contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs for CAN$131,000, CAN$135,000 and CAN$135,000. Bonuses included (if he played over 40 NHL games and the team qualified for the playoffs): $ 1,000 if the team had a GAA between 3.51 and 3.75; $ 2,000 if the team had a GAA of 3.50 or less; $ 500 if he had the 3rd best +/- rating of the top six defensemen; $ 1,000 if he had the 2nd best +/- rating of the top six defensement; $ 3,000 if he had the best +/- rating of the top six defensement. Was also to get $ 2,000 if the team advanced beyond the 1st round of the playoffs and he played at least one game; and $ 5,000 if the team reached the final and he played at least a game per round. He did not earn any of the bonuses as the team did not make the playoffs.
Source(s): Copy of contract
1984-85 $104,220 $303,891
Amount in Canadian currency: $135,000.
He did not earn any of the bonuses as the team did not make the playoffs.
Source(s): Copy of contract
1985-86 $98,820 $278,261
Amount in Canadian currency: $135,000.
Signed a one-year, plus one option year, one-way contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs for CAN$135,000/season. Bonuses included (if he played over 40 NHL games and the team qualified for the playoffs): $ 1,000 if the team had a GAA between 3.51 and 3.75; $ 2,000 if the team had a GAA of 3.50 or less; $ 500 if he had the 3rd best +/- rating of the top six defensemen; $ 1,000 if he had the 2nd best +/- rating of the top six defensement; $ 3,000 if he had the best +/- rating of the top six defensement; and $ 1,000 if he is among the top player for +/- on the team. Was also to get $ 2,000 if the team advanced beyond the 1st round of the playoffs and he played at least one game; and $ 5,000 if the team reached the final and he played at least a game per round. He did not earn any of the bonuses as the team did not make the playoffs. Was injured during training camp and missed the whole season, not earning the bonuses.
Source(s): Copy of contract
1986-87 $135,000 $373,064
He did not earn any of the bonuses as the team did not make the playoffs.
Source(s): Copy of contract
1987-88 $135,000 $359,897
Estimated minimum salary based on documented salaries for 1986-87 and 1989-90.
Source(s): HockeyZonePlus
1988-89 $135,000 $345,776
Estimated minimum salary based on documented salaries for 1986-87 and 1989-90.
Source(s): HockeyZonePlus
1989-90 $155,000 $378,717 302
Retired from pro hockey after the season.
Source(s): Canadian Press
Career Total: US $958,491
(In today's dollars: US $2,642,720)

NHL Rank: 3586
(In today's dollars: 3040)

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