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Hockey Fortune: $16,000

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Alex Delvecchio’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $16,000 (US $111,246 in today's dollars), ranking #6099 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: December 4, 1931
Country of birth: Canada
Position: C
Salary History - Alex Delvecchio
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Earnings
(US$)
In today's
US$
Rank
1969-70 $1,000 $8,307
Got a $1,000 bonus from the Detroit Red Wings after scoring his 1,000th career point.
Source(s): The Sporting News
1973-74 $15,000 $102,939
On August 7, 1973, signed a two-year contract with the Detroit Red Wings for an annual salary over $100,000, various bonuses, and a job with the organization after his retirement. According to The Sporting News, he reportedly turned down a two-year contract offer from the Houston Aeros, of the WHA, for $500,000 overall. Ended up retiring, as a player, eleven games into the season and on November 14, 1973, signed a three-year contract as coach of the team, for an unknown salary. Earned a pro-rated salary of $15,000 as a player and his unknown salary as coach.
Source(s): La Presse
Career Total: US $16,000
(In today's dollars: US $111,246)

NHL Rank: 6099
(In today's dollars: 6023)