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NHL Fortune: $150,560

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Dennis Maruk’s net worth / earnings / salary history. He made US $150,560 (US $678,411 in today's dollars), ranking #4446 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
+/-
($)
+/-
(%)
1975-76 $60,000 $285,167
As a rookie drafted in the second NHL round, 21st overall, he signed a 3-year contract with the California Seals for $US 30,000, $US 40,000, and $US 50,000 plus a $US 30,000 signing bonus. His agent, Bernard Geoffrion, had negotiated a clause with performances bonuses that amounted to $US 15,000 in 1975-76 but the team refused to pay unless they could produce a copy of the clause, which was on a separate sheet. His agent and lawyers could not find a copy and he was never paid the performance bonus.
Source: Book: Dennis Maruk: The Unforgettable Story of Hockeys Forgotten 60-Goal Man
1976-77 $40,560 $182,271
Source: Book: Dennis Maruk: The Unforgettable Story of Hockeys Forgotten 60-Goal Man
1977-78 $50,000 $210,974
According to the Globe and Mail, he earned $US 95,000.
Source: Book: Dennis Maruk: The Unforgettable Story of Hockeys Forgotten 60-Goal Man
Total:
US $150,560

In today's dollars:
US $678,411
NHL Rank:
4446

In today's dollars:
3715