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NHL Fortune: $251,880


Dale Tallon’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $251,880 (US $1,514,741 in today's dollars), ranking #4885 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: October 19, 1950
Country of birth: Canada
Position: D
NHL Draft:
  • Year: 1970
  • Round #1
  • Overall Pick: 2
  • By: Vancouver Canucks

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
In today's
1970-71 $57,480 $433,395
Contract in Canadian currency: $60,000. As 2nd NHL pick overall, signed a contract for CAN $60,000 with the Vancouver Canucks. (His contract was for $50,000 or $70,000 according to different editions of La Presse. Earned $40,000 according to The Sporting News.)
Source: Book: Straight Shooter: The Brad Park Story
1971-72 $59,400 $429,399
Contract in Canadian currency: $60,000. Estimated salary based on documented 1970-71 salary. During the season, according to the podcast 50 Years Ago in Hockey, he was offered $150,000 for two seasons by the Minnesota Fighting Saints of the World Hockey Association which was starting in 1972-73. According to The Sporting News, the $150,000 for two-year was his demand and it had to be prepaid. Regardless, he never played in the WHA.
Source: HockeyZonePlus
1977-78 $135,000 $651,947
Bases salary, not including bonuses, deferred payments and other extras. (Earned $150,000 according to the Globe and Mail.)
Source: The Gazette
Career Total: US $251,880
(In today's dollars: US $1,514,741)

NHL Rank: 4885
(In today's dollars: 3599)