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Hockey Fortune: $21,368

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Gerry McNamara’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $21,368 (US $225,822 in today's dollars), ranking #6039 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: September 22, 1934
Salary History - Gerry McNamara
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Earnings
(US$)
In today's
US$
Rank
1955-56 $3,549 $40,142
Amount in Canadian currency: $3,500.
Prior to the season, signed a two-year contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs for $C3,500 to act as practice goalkeeper for the team or to play amateur hockey. He ended up playing pro-hockey in the AHL, likely earning more.
Source(s): Copy of contract
1956-57 $3,556 $39,629
Amount in Canadian currency: $3,500.
He ended up playing pro-hockey in the AHL and WHL, likely earning more than his contract to be practice goalkeeper for the Maple Leafs.
Source(s): Copy of contract
1960-61 $14,263 $146,052
Amount in Canadian currency: $13,834.
Signed a one-year, two way contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs for $C 8,000 in the NHL, $C 6,800 in the AHL and $C 6,150 on the EPHL. Included bonuses for, in any league, the team finishing 1st ($500), 2nd ($400), 3rd ($300) and 4th ($200). Played 5 NHL, 1 AHL and 52 EPHL games, earning a pro-rated salary of $C 13,834. Did not earn any bonus.
Source(s): Copy of contract
Career Total: US $21,368
(In today's dollars: US $225,822)

NHL Rank: 6039
(In today's dollars: 5807)

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