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NHL Fortune: $500,788


Jim Harrison’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $500,788 (US $2,935,854 in today's dollars), ranking #4286 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: July 9, 1947
Country of birth: Canada
Position: C

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
In today's
1972-73 $88,288 $617,928
Contract in Canadian currency: $87,500. Prior to the season, signed a four-year contract with the Alberta Oilers of the World Hockey Association for an estimated $350,000 overall (According to another issue of The Sporting News, it was for $60,000 per year. According to La Presse, it was a four-year contract for $200,000 overall.)
Source: The Sporting News
1973-74 $87,500 $576,830
Contract in Canadian currency: $87,500. With the Edmonton Oilers of the World Hockey Association. Held out some games, in January 1974, wanting to tear out his contract for a new ten-year contract for $1M overall. It is assumed that he was unsuccessful.
Source: The Sporting News
1974-75 $100,000 $593,592
Prior to the season, signed a long-term contract with the Cleveland Crusaders, of the World Hockey Association, for $100,000 per season.
Source: The Sporting News
1975-76 $100,000 $543,850
With the Cleveland Crusaders of the World Hockey Association.
Source: The Sporting News
1977-78 $125,000 $603,655
Bases salary, not including bonuses, deferred payments and other extras. (Earned $55,000 according to the Globe and Mail.)
Source: The Gazette
Career Total: US $500,788
(In today's dollars: US $2,935,854)

NHL Rank: 4286
(In today's dollars: 2725)