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NHL Fortune: $80,293

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Vern Buffey’s net worth / earnings / salary history. He made US $80,293 (US $634,082 in today's dollars), ranking #4780 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Did you know that Gary Bettman accumulated the 4th largest NHL fortune with $110M?

Season   Salary
($US)
In today's
$
NHL
Rank
+/-
($)
+/-
(%)
1959-60 $5,215 $45,667
His first year as a NHL referee. Estimated salary based on documented salary for the 1960-61 season.
Source: HockeyZonePlus
1960-61 $5,155 $44,532
As a NHL referee. Signed an agreement with the league for a base salary of $C 5,000.
Source: Copy of agreement
1961-62 $4,935 $42,203
As a NHL referee. Estimated minimum salary based on documented salary for the 1960-61 season.
Source: HockeyZonePlus
1962-63 $4,680 $39,494
As a NHL referee. Estimated minimum salary based on documented salary for the 1960-61 season.
Source: HockeyZonePlus
1963-64 $4,635 $38,731
As a NHL referee. Estimated minimum salary based on documented salary for the 1960-61 season.
Source: HockeyZonePlus
1964-65 $6,953 $57,347
As a NHL referee. Signed an agreement with the league for a base salary of $C 7,500.
Source: Copy of agreement
1965-66 $6,960 $56,498
As a NHL referee. Estimated minimum salary based on documented salary for the 1964-65 season.
Source: HockeyZonePlus
1966-67 $6,960 $54,759
As a NHL referee. Estimated minimum salary based on documented salary for the 1964-65 season.
Source: HockeyZonePlus
1967-68 $11,588 $88,710
As a NHL referee. His base salary was $C 12,500
Source: Yahoo
1968-69 $11,600 $85,233
As a NHL referee. Estimated minimum salary based on documented salary for the 1967-68 season.
Source: HockeyZonePlus
1969-70 $11,613 $80,908
His last season as a NHL referee. Estimated minimum salary based on documented salary for the 1967-68 season.
Source: HockeyZonePlus
Total:
US $80,293

In today's dollars:
US $634,082
NHL Rank:
4780

In today's dollars:
3865

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