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NHL Fortune: $7,208


Bill Barilko’s net worth / career earnings / salary history. He made US$7,208 (US$78,304 in today's dollars), ranking #5355 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: March 25, 1927

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
In today's
1949-50 $7,208 $78,304
Contract in Canadian currency: $8,000. Signed a two-way, one-year contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs for CAN$8,000 in the NHL and CAN$4,000 in the minor leagues. Was to receive a CAN$1,000 bonus if he made the NHL First All- Star Team and CAN$500 for the Second All-Star Team. He played the whole season as a Maple Leafs, earning his full NHL salary, but did not make either All-Star Team.
Source: Copy of the contract
Career Earnings: US$7,208
(In today's dollars: US$78,304)

NHL Rank: 5355
(In today's dollars: 5304)

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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 career earnings. 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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