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NHL Fortune: $13,500


Murray Balfour’s net worth / career earnings / salary history. He made US$13,500 (US$116,825 in today's dollars), ranking #5337 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: August 24, 1936

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
In today's
1961-62 $13,500 $116,825
Signed a one-year contract with the Chicago Blackhawks for $13,500. Was to get a bonus of $750 if he scored 25 or more goals in the regular season. Did not earn the bonus.
Source: Copy of contract
Career Earnings: US$13,500
(In today's dollars: US$116,825)

NHL Rank: 5337
(In today's dollars: 5254)

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