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NHL Fortune: $7,000,000


John Tortorella’s net worth / earnings / salary history. He made US$7,000,000 (US$7,407,090 in today's dollars), ranking #1374 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
In today's
2018-19 $2,000,000 $2,152,841 426
As coach of the Columbus Blue Jackets in the NHL. On September 12, 2018, signed a two-year contract extension starting in 2019-2020 for $2.5M per year.
Source: Associated Press / USA Today
2019-20 $2,500,000 $2,643,159 390 $500,000 25%
As coach of the Columbus Blue Jackets.
Source: The Hockey News
2020-21 $2,500,000 $2,611,090 350
As coach of the Columbus Blue Jackets.
Source: The Hockey News
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the NHL played a 56-game season instead of 82. Base salaries were not pro-rated but 10% of $2,500,000 was deferred and payable in three yearly payments, starting in October 2022, without interests. Escrow for the season was increased to 20% and performance bonuses were pro-rated (amounts and targets to reach).
Career Total: US$7,000,000
(In today's dollars: US$7,407,090)

NHL Rank: 1374
(In today's dollars: 1555)

Interesting animated bar chart race showing that 36 players and 1 commissioner appeared, from 1995 to 2020, in the yearly Top Ten NHL/hockey career earnings with Jaromir Jagr standing as #1 in total hockey earnings since 2002-03. How is your 401k/RSSP doing?

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