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Hockey Fortune: $611,200

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Gregg Sheppard’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $611,200 (US $2,459,058 in today's dollars), ranking #4231 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: April 23, 1949
Country of birth: Canada
Position: LW
Salary History - Gregg Sheppard
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Earnings
(US$)
In today's
US$
Rank
1974-75 $0 $0
Prior to the season, was reportedly offered a $125,000 salary by the New England Whalers, of the WHA, but he turned down the offer.
Source(s): The Sporting News / La Presse
1977-78 $131,200 $659,572
Bases salary, not including bonuses, deferred payments and other extras. (Earned $85,000 according to the Globe and Mail.)
Source(s): The Gazette
1979-80 $160,000 $671,700
Signed a three-year plus one option year, one-way contract with the Pittsburgh Penguins for $160,000/year.
Source(s): Book: Blue Lines, Goal Lines & Bottom Lines
1980-81 $160,000 $591,579
Source(s): Book: Blue Lines, Goal Lines & Bottom Lines
1981-82 $160,000 $536,208
Was injured late in the season and never played pro-hockey again.
Source(s): Book: Blue Lines, Goal Lines & Bottom Lines
Career Total: US $611,200
(In today's dollars: US $2,459,058)

NHL Rank: 4231
(In today's dollars: 3155)