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NHL Fortune: $150,000


Helmut Balderis’s net worth / career earnings / salary history. He made US$150,000 (US$312,971 in today's dollars), ranking #4695 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Country of birth: Latvia
Position: RW
NHL Draft:
  • Year: 1989
  • Round #12
  • Overall Pick: 238
  • By: Minnesota North Stars

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
In today's
1989-90 $150,000 $312,971 305
Source: Canadian Press
1990-91 $0 $0 853 -$150,000 -100%
Two-way contract: $150,000 in the NHL and $25,000 in the minor leagues. He retired after the 1989-90 season and did not earn a hockey salary.
Source: The Hockey News
Career Earnings: US$150,000
(In today's dollars: US$312,971)

NHL Rank: 4695
(In today's dollars: 4774)

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