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NHL Fortune: $76,375


Bill Riley’s net worth / career earnings / salary history. He made US$76,375 (US$301,808 in today's dollars), ranking #5032 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: September 20, 1950

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
In today's
1977-78 $55,000 $234,719
Source: Globe and Mail
1980-81 $21,375 $67,090
Contract in Canadian currency: $25,000. Signed a two-way, one-year contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs for CAN$50,000 in the NHL and CAN$25,000 in the minor leagues. He played the whole season in the AHL, earning a minor league salary.
Source: Copy of contract
Career Earnings: US$76,375
(In today's dollars: US$301,808)

NHL Rank: 5032
(In today's dollars: 4797)

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