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NHL Fortune: $10,500


Mike Ruest’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $10,500 (US $54,004 in today's dollars), ranking #5950 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: December 6, 1951
Country of birth: Canada
Position: D
NHL Draft:
  • Year: 1971
  • Round #6
  • Overall Pick: 79
  • By: Toronto Maple Leafs

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
In today's
1976-77 $10,500 $54,004
Signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs for $ 35,000 in the NHL and $ 10,500 in the minors. Never played in the NHL and earned a minor league salary. Retired as a pro hockey player after the season.
Source: Copy of contract
Career Total: US $10,500
(In today's dollars: US $54,004)

NHL Rank: 5950
(In today's dollars: 5982)

Contract(s) (click to enlarge)