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Hockey Fortune: $643,889

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Rick Ley’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $643,889 (US $3,778,694 in today's dollars), ranking #4149 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: November 2, 1948
Country of birth: Canada
Position: D
NHL Draft:
Salary History - Rick Ley
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Earnings
(US$)
In today's
US$
Rank
1971-72 $25,889 $193,668
Amount in Canadian currency: $26,150.
Signed a one-year, one-way contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs for CAN$26,000 plus bonuses: $ 500 if he had a +/- of 20 or more; $50 per +; $ 500 if the team's goal against average was under 2.50 and another $500 if it was under 2.25. Earned a $ 150 bonus for his +3 stat. (Accordingto Rick Ley, in an interview with Howlings, he earned $ 18,000).
Source(s): Copy of contract / The Hockey News
1972-73 $78,000 $564,950
Prior to the season, signed a contract with the New England Whalers, in the World Hockey Association, for $90,000 per year. (he earned $78,000 accoring to Howlings.)
Source(s): Howlings
1973-74 $90,000 $613,986
With the New England Whalers in the World Hockey Association. Estimated salary based on documented salary for 1972-73.
Source(s): HockeyZonePlus
1974-75 $90,000 $552,849
With the New England Whalers in the World Hockey Association. Estimated salary based on documented salary for 1972-73.
Source(s): HockeyZonePlus
1975-76 $90,000 $506,522
With the New England Whalers in the World Hockey Association. Estimated salary based on documented salary for 1972-73.
Source(s): HockeyZonePlus
1976-77 $90,000 $479,020
With the New England Whalers in the World Hockey Association. Estimated salary based on documented salary for 1972-73.
Source(s): HockeyZonePlus
1977-78 $90,000 $449,777
With the New England Whalers in the World Hockey Association. Estimated salary based on documented salary for 1972-73.
Source(s): HockeyZonePlus
1978-79 $90,000 $417,921
With the New England Whalers in the World Hockey Association. Estimated salary based on documented salary for 1972-73.
Source(s): HockeyZonePlus
Career Total: US $643,889
(In today's dollars: US $3,778,694)

NHL Rank: 4149
(In today's dollars: 2553)

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