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Hockey Fortune: $355,000

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Don Murdoch’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $355,000 (US $1,763,128 in today's dollars), ranking #4800 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: October 25, 1956
Country of birth: Canada
Position: RW
NHL Draft:
Salary History - Don Murdoch
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Earnings
(US$)
In today's
US$
Rank
1976-77 $150,000 $803,110
After being drafted 6th overall in the NHL, signed with the New York Rangers for $150,000 for the season and also got a $150,000 signing bonus.
Source(s): Morris Lukowich on the Pro Hockey Alumni podcast
1977-78 $120,000 $603,267
Bases salary, not including bonuses, deferred payments and other extras. (Earned $75,000 according to the Globe and Mail.)
Source(s): The Gazette / La Presse
1978-79 $60,000 $280,270
Was suspended for the first half of the season, by the NHL, after being charged for possession of cocaineby customs officials. Earned $60,000, half of his $120,000 salary.
Source(s): The Sporting News / La Presse
1983-84 $25,000 $76,481
With the Adirondack Red Wings, in the AHL.
Source(s): The Sporting News
Career Total: US $355,000
(In today's dollars: US $1,763,128)

NHL Rank: 4800
(In today's dollars: 3524)