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Hockey Fortune: $97,500

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Conn Smythe’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $97,500 (US $1,525,418 in today's dollars), ranking #5608 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: February 1, 1895
Country of birth: Canada
Salary History - Conn Smythe
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Earnings
(US$)
In today's
US$
Rank
1926-27 $10,000 $171,130
On March 25, 1926, signed a four-year contract as General Manager and coach with the New York Rangers for a salary of $5,000 the first season and $7,500 each of the following three season, plus a bonus of 5% of the Rangers' net profits (with a guaranteed $2,500 the first season). He also had a clause stipulating that either side could terminate the contract at any time but his salary would be paid for that season plus a buyout of $5,000 if fired before March 1927. Prior to the 1926-27 season, he was fired and only paid $7,500 (instead of his $5,000 salary plus $5,000 buyout per his specia clause). He was later paid the additional $2,500 as ordered by the President of Madison Square Garden.
Source(s): Book: The Lives of Conn Smythe / Book: Deceptions and Doublecross
1936-37 $12,500 $272,981
Amount in Canadian currency: $12,500.
As Managing Director (General Manager) of the Toronto Maple Leafs.
Source(s): Book: The Lives of Conn Smythe
1937-38 $15,000 $315,960
Amount in Canadian currency: $15,000.
As Managing Director (General Manager) of the Toronto Maple Leafs.
Source(s): Book: The Lives of Conn Smythe
1946-47 $25,000 $387,935
Amount in Canadian currency: $25,000.
As President and General Manager of the Toronto Maple Leafs.
Source(s): Book: The Lives of Conn Smythe
1957-58 $35,000 $377,412
As General Manager of the Toronto Maple Leafs, his salary was raised to $35,000.
Source(s): Book: The Lives of Conn Smythe
Career Total: US $97,500
(In today's dollars: US $1,525,418)

NHL Rank: 5608
(In today's dollars: 3734)