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NHL Fortune: $35,135


Harry Sinden’s net worth / earnings / salary history. He made US $35,135 (US $245,207 in today's dollars), ranking #5562 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: September 14, 1932

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
In today's
1969-70 $20,000 $147,383
As coach of the Boston Bruins in the NHL. (According to another edition of The Sporting News and Inside Hockey 1970-71, he earned $18,000. According to the book Hockey Night Fever: Mullets, Mayhem and the Game's Coming of Age in the 1970s, he earned $17,000.) He quit after the season to take a job as Director of Sales for a home construction company for $40,000 per year.
Source: NY Times / The Sporting News
1971-72 $0 $0
Turned down an offer of $60,000 per season to coach the new NHL franchise joining the league in 1972-73, the New York Islanders.
Source: The Sporting News
1972-73 $15,135 $97,824
Contract in Canadian currency: $15,000. The construction company he had joined having gone out of business, he became the coach of Team Canada for a reported salary of $15,000.
Source: The Sporting News
Career Total: US $35,135
(In today's dollars: US $245,207)

NHL Rank: 5562
(In today's dollars: 5296)

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