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Hockey Fortune: $12,762

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Gaye Stewart’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $12,762 (US $216,115 in today's dollars), ranking #6137 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: June 28, 1923
Country of birth: Canada
Position: RW
Salary History - Gaye Stewart
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Earnings
(US$)
In today's
US$
Rank
1941-42 $3,045 $63,039
Amount in Canadian currency: $3,380.
Prior to the season, signed his first pro contract with the Hershey Bears, of the Americal Hockey League, for $1,800. On March 4, 1942, signed a contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs to joing the team for the playoffs for a yearly salary of CAN $3,500 (to be pro-rated) and a signing bonus of $1,000. Earned his AHL salary of $1,800, a pro-rated NHL salary of approximately $580 and his signing bonus.
Source(s): The Society for International Hockey Research Plus Newsletter.
1945-46 $6,217 $105,297
Amount in Canadian currency: $6,900.
Signed a one-year, one-way contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs for CAN$4,900 plus a bonus of CAN$2,000 if he was named on the NHL's First All Star Team and CAN$1,000 on the 2nd All Star Team. He was named on the 1st All Star Team, earning the $2,000 bonus.
Source(s): Copy of contract
1947-48 $3,500 $47,780
Amount in Canadian currency: $3,500.
Source(s): Book: The Lives of Conn Smythe
Career Total: US $12,762
(In today's dollars: US $216,115)

NHL Rank: 6137
(In today's dollars: 5876)

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