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NHL Fortune: $366,716


Brian Burke’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $366,716 (US $804,883 in today's dollars), ranking #4610 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: June 30, 1955
Country of birth: USA
Position: C

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
In today's
1976-77 $11,400 $58,633
Was paid $200 per game with the Springfield Indians of the AHL and played 7 games. Also signed a one-year plus one-year option contract with the Philadephia Flyers for $15,000 per season plus a $10,ooo signing bonus. Never played in the NHL in career so earned his $10,000 bonus from the Flyers and $1,400 salary from the Indians.
Source: Book: Burke's Law - A Life in Hockey
1991-92 $80,316 $172,615 588
Contract in Canadian currency: $92,000. As Director of Hockey Operations for the Vancouver Canucks.
Source: Book: Burke's Law - A Life in Hockey
1992-93 $275,000 $573,635 322
As General Manager of the Hartford Whalers. Quit after the season to become executive vice president and director of hockey operations for the NHL.
Source: Book: Burke's Law - A Life in Hockey
Career Total: US $366,716
(In today's dollars: US $804,883)

NHL Rank: 4610
(In today's dollars: 4315)