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NHL Fortune: $62,966


Jiri Crha’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $62,966 (US $198,582 in today's dollars), ranking #5646 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: April 13, 1950
Position: G

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
In today's
1981-82 $45,870 $147,670
Contract in Canadian currency: $55,000. Signed a one-year, plus one option year, two-way contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs for CAN$100,000 in the NHL and CAN$25,000 in the minors. Got a CAN$30,000 signing bonus and was to earn the following bonuses: $ 5,000 if he made the NHL first All Star Team; $ 2,500 for the NHL second All Star Team; $1.250 if he played 30 NHL games and had a GAA of 3.30 or less; $ 2,500 if he played 30 NHL games and had a GAA of 3.00 of less; and $ 5,000 of he played 30 NHL games and had a GAA of 2.70 of less. He never played again in the NHL, playing only 2 games in the Central Hockey League, earning $ 25,000 and his signing bonus.
Source: Copy of contract
1982-83 $7,096 $21,524
Contract in Canadian currency: $8,750. On November 30, 1982, after playing 1 game in the AHL, he signed an unconditional release canceling his contract and getting CAN$8,750 in compensation. Starting in 1983-84, he played 7 more seasons in Germany before retiring from pro hockey.
Source: Copy of contract
1983-84 $10,000 $29,388
On March 29, 1984, signed a contract with the Minnesota North Stars for $5,000 per game to serve as backup goalie for the first two games in the playoffs while regular Don Beaupre recovered from strained knee ligaments. Ended up not playing.
Source: The Sporting News / The Globe and Mail
Career Total: US $62,966
(In today's dollars: US $198,582)

NHL Rank: 5646
(In today's dollars: 5725)

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