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Wayne Babych’s net worth / career earnings / salary history. He made US$0 (US$0 in today's dollars), ranking #5420 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Country of birth: Canada
Position: RW
NHL Draft:
  • Year: 1978
  • Round #1
  • Overall Pick: 3
  • By: St. Louis Blues

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
In today's
1978-79 $0 $0
Peter Pocklington offered him $1M per year to play for the Edmonton Oilers in the World Hockey Association but it was mostly in properties. He asked that more be in cash and ultimately decided to join the St.Louis Blues, which drafted him 3rd overall, as he wanted to play in the NHL.
Source: Wayne Babych on the Pro Hockey Alumni podcast
Career Earnings: US$0
(In today's dollars: US$0)

NHL Rank: 5420
(In today's dollars: 5421)

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