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NHL Fortune: $45,000

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Rudy Pilous’s net worth / earnings / salary history. He made US $45,000 (US $374,838 in today's dollars), ranking #5474 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: August 11, 1914
Country of birth: Canada

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
(US$)
In today's
US$
NHL
Rank
+/-
(US$)
+/-
(%)
1966-67 $45,000 $374,838
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: Book: The California Golden Seals / 50 Years Ago in Hockey
Career Total: US $45,000
(In today's dollars: US $374,838)

NHL Rank: 5474
(In today's dollars: 4895)

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