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NHL Fortune: $436,160


Steve Durbano’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $436,160 (US $2,516,801 in today's dollars), ranking #4471 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: December 12, 1951
Country of birth: Canada
Position: D
NHL Draft:
  • Year: 1971
  • Round #1
  • Overall Pick: 13
  • By: New York Rangers

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
In today's
1971-72 $8,910 $64,410
As a first round pick, 13th in the NHL, signed a contract with the New York Rangers for an undiclosed salary. Ended up being sent to the CHL for the whole season, earning $9,000.
Source: TSN - Durbano Podcast
1973-74 $100,000 $659,234
In the middle of the season, he was traded from St. Louis to Pittsburgh. Signed a ten-year contract with the Pittsburgh Penguins for $100,000 per season for the first 9 seasons and $150,000 for the 10th season.
Source: TSN - Durbano Podcast
1974-75 $102,200 $606,651
Source: TSN - Durbano Podcast
1975-76 $98,300 $534,604
Source: TSN - Durbano Podcast
1976-77 $126,750 $651,902
Now with the Colorado Rockies, he demanded a new contract. He signed a three-year contract, without any guarantees, for an undisclosed salary (according to Facebook, it was a two-year contract for $200,000 per season). In early January 1977, the Rockies bought him out for $25,000 and released him. His earnings are estimated at $125,000.
Source: TSN - Durbano Podcast / HockeyZonePlus
Career Total: US $436,160
(In today's dollars: US $2,516,801)

NHL Rank: 4471
(In today's dollars: 2918)