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NHL Fortune: $116,720


Pat Riggin’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $116,720 (US $439,153 in today's dollars), ranking #5392 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: May 26, 1959
Country of birth: Canada
Position: G
NHL Draft:
  • Year: 1979
  • Round #2
  • Overall Pick: 33
  • By: Atlanta Flames

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
In today's
1978-79 $50,000 $224,360
As a rookie, signed a one-year contract with the Birmingham Bulls of the WHA for $50,000. (According to the Sporting News and the book Brian McFarlane's History of Hockey, the contract was for $60,000.) During the season, signed a 4-year extension for $650k but it was voided after the season when the WHA folded. Became available in the NHL entry draft.
Source: Book: Les Stastny / Book: The Rebel League
1981-82 $66,720 $214,793
Contract in Canadian currency: $80,000.
Source: The Sporting News
Career Total: US $116,720
(In today's dollars: US $439,153)

NHL Rank: 5392
(In today's dollars: 5073)