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Hockey Fortune: $116,720

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Pat Riggin’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $116,720 (US $457,157 in today's dollars), ranking #5548 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: May 26, 1959
Country of birth: Canada
Position: G
NHL Draft:
Salary History - Pat Riggin
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Earnings
(US$)
In today's
US$
Rank
1978-79 $50,000 $233,558
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(s): Book: Les Stastny / Book: The Rebel League
1981-82 $66,720 $223,599
Amount in Canadian currency: $80,000.
Source(s): The Sporting News
Career Total: US $116,720
(In today's dollars: US $457,157)

NHL Rank: 5548
(In today's dollars: 5227)