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Hockey Fortune: $45,000


Rudy Pilous’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $45,000 (US $422,542 in today's dollars), ranking #5899 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: August 11, 1914
Country of birth: Canada
Salary History - Rudy Pilous
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Earnings
In today's
1966-67 $45,000 $422,542
On May 18, 1966, signed a four-year contract with the California Seals, of the Western League (who were joining the NHL in 1967-67) for an annual salary of $25,000 as a coach, $10,000 as General Manager and a bonus of $10,000 if the Seals finished ahead of 3 Western Division teams in the standings. In 1966-67, he earned both salaries and the bonus. He was fired on June 16, 1967 and sued the team for $105,000 for breach of contract.
Source(s): Book: The California Golden Seals / 50 Years Ago in Hockey
Career Total: US $45,000
(In today's dollars: US $422,542)

NHL Rank: 5899
(In today's dollars: 5307)