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NHL Fortune: $6,500

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Harry Pidhirny’s net worth / earnings / salary history. He made US$6,500 (US$51,812 in today's dollars), ranking #5284 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

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Season   Salary
(US$)
In today's
US$
NHL
Rank
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(US$)
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(%)
1966-67 $6,500 $51,812
Signed a contract to coach the Springfield Indians, of the American Hockey League, for $6,500. Was to receive a $500 bonus if he was still coaching at the end of the season and the team won the second round of the playoffs. He was let got 34 games into the season and did not earn the bonus.
Source: Copy of contract
Total:
US$6,500

In today's dollars:
US$51,812
NHL Rank:
5284

In today's dollars:
5278

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Interesting animated bar chart race showing that 36 players and 1 commissioner appeared, in the past 25 years, in the yearly Top Ten NHL/hockey fortunes accumulated. Jaromir Jagr is #1 in total hockey earnings since 2002-03 and will be taken over in 2-3 years by Crosby and Ovechkin. How is your 401k/RSSP doing?

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