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NHL Fortune: $11,030,000

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John Tortorella’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $11,030,000 (US $12,143,979 in today's dollars), ranking #1111 in NHL / hockey career earnings. Currently under contract for US $12,000,000 for a projected hockey fortune of US $23,030,000.

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
(US$)
In today's
US$
NHL
Rank
1986-87 $6,000 $16,115
As coach of the Virginia Lancers in the Atlantic Coast Hockey League, his first year as a pro hockey coach.
Source: Book: Behind the Bench
1987-88 $6,000 $15,547
As coach of the Virginia Lancers in the Atlantic Coast Hockey League.
Source: Book: Behind the Bench
1988-89 $18,000 $44,810
As coach of the New Haven Nighthawks, in the AHL.
Source: Book: Behind the Bench
2018-19 $2,000,000 $2,344,789 425
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 $2,878,823 392
As coach of the Columbus Blue Jackets.
Source: The Hockey News
2020-21 $2,500,000 $2,843,895 353
As coach of the Columbus Blue Jackets. Without a contract for the following season, he was not re-signed by the 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).
2021-22 $0 $0 1321
Did not coach.
Source: HockeyZonePlus
2022-23 $4,000,000 $4,000,000 261
On June 16, 2022, signed a four-year contract as coach of the Philadelphia Flyers for $16M.
Source: ESPN / Pierre LeBrun
Career Total: US $11,030,000
(In today's dollars: US $12,143,979)

NHL Rank: 1111
(In today's dollars: 1303)
Under Contract
2023-24 $4,000,000
As coach of the Philadelphia Flyers
Source: ESPN / Pierre LeBrun
2024-25 $4,000,000
As coach of the Philadelphia Flyers
Source: ESPN / Pierre LeBrun
2025-26 $4,000,000
As coach of the Philadelphia Flyers
Source: ESPN / Pierre LeBrun
Under contract for: US $12,000,000

Projected fortune at end of contract: US $23,030,000