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Hockey Fortune: $1,090,000

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Vic Hadfield’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $1,090,000 (US $6,917,799 in today's dollars), ranking #3483 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: October 4, 1940
Country of birth: Canada
Position: LW
Salary History - Vic Hadfield
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Earnings
(US$)
In today's
US$
Rank
1970-71 $40,000 $312,107
Prior to the season, signed a new contract for a salary close to $40,000 plus bonuses.
Source(s): The Sporting News
1971-72 $50,000 $374,043
Source(s): NY Times
1972-73 $200,000 $1,448,589
Signed a five-year contract with the New York Rangers for $200,000 per season. Reportedly had a four-year contract offer from a World Hockey Association team for $250,000 per season but prefered to stay in the NHL.
Source(s): NY Times / Book: Derek Sanderson - Crossing the Line / Book: 99 Stories of the Game / The Sporting News / La Presse
1973-74 $200,000 $1,364,414
(Earned $175,000 according to another edition of The Sporting News.)
Source(s): NY Times / Book: Derek Sanderson - Crossing the Line / Book: 99 Stories of the Game / The Sporting News / La Presse
1974-75 $200,000 $1,228,554
(Earned $100,000 according to the book New York Rangers - Greatest Moments and Players. Earned $175,000 according to The Sporting News.)
Source(s): NY Times / Book: Derek Sanderson - Crossing the Line / Book: 99 Stories of the Game / The Sporting News
1975-76 $200,000 $1,125,604
Source(s): NY Times / Book: Derek Sanderson - Crossing the Line / Book: 99 Stories of the Game / The Sporting News
1976-77 $200,000 $1,064,488
Retired from pro hockey after the season.
Source(s): NY Times / Book: Derek Sanderson - Crossing the Line / Book: 99 Stories of the Game / The Sporting News
Career Total: US $1,090,000
(In today's dollars: US $6,917,799)

NHL Rank: 3483
(In today's dollars: 1869)