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NHL Fortune: $671,786


Doug Favell’s net worth / career earnings / salary history. He made US$671,786 (US$3,154,320 in today's dollars), ranking #3595 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: April 5, 1985

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
In today's
1974-75 $158,921 $833,634
Contract in Canadian currency: $155,500. Signed a four-year, one-way contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs for CAN$155,000 per season plus a bonus of CAN$500 per shutout. Per a clause in the contract, his salary was to be raised by $25,000 per year if he was traded. Earned his base salary plus CAN$500 for one shutout.
Source: Copy of contract
1975-76 $152,365 $732,269
Contract in Canadian currency: $155,000. As a bonus, was to earn $ 500 per shutout but did not get any.
Source: Copy of contract
1976-77 $180,000 $818,113
Was traded to the Colorado Rockies, triggering the contract clause rising his yearly salary by $ 25,000 if he was traded so he earned $ 180,000. As a bonus, was to earn $ 500 per shutout but did not get any. (According to The Hockey News 1978 Yearbook, earned $160,000)
Source: Copy of contract
1977-78 $180,500 $770,304
Earned his base salary plus $ 500 for one shutout. (According to the Globe and Mail, earned $155,000)
Source: Copy of contract
Career Earnings: US$671,786
(In today's dollars: US$3,154,320)

NHL Rank: 3595
(In today's dollars: 2207)

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