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NHL Fortune: $140,515

Description

Curt Ridley’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $140,515 (US $576,202 in today's dollars), ranking #5252 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: September 23, 1951
Country of birth: Canada
Position: G
NHL Draft:
  • Year: 1971
  • Round #2
  • Overall Pick: 28
  • By: Boston Bruins

Did you know that Gary Bettman has accumulated the largest NHL fortune with $167M?

Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
(US$)
In today's
US$
NHL
Rank
1977-78 $65,800 $317,764
Contract in Canadian currency: $70,000. Bases salary, not including bonuses, deferred payments and other extras. (Earned $75,000 according to the Globe and Mail.)
Source: The Gazette
1980-81 $53,865 $191,315
Contract in Canadian currency: $63,000. Signed a one-year, two way contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs: CAN$85,000 in the NHL and CAN$30,000 in the minors. He ended up playing 3 games in the NHL and 2 in the AHL, earning a pro-rated CAN$63,000.
Source: Copy of contract
1981-82 $20,850 $67,123
Contract in Canadian currency: $25,000. Signed a one-year, with one option year, two-way contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs: CAN$80,000 in the NHL and CAN$25,000 in the minors. The contract had various NHL-related bonuses. He played only in the minor leagues, earning CAN$25,000 and retired from pro-hockey after the season.
Source: Copy of contract
Career Total: US $140,515
(In today's dollars: US $576,202)

NHL Rank: 5252
(In today's dollars: 4827)

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