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NHL Fortune: $419,000


Dave Schultz’s net worth / earnings / salary history. He made US $419,000 (US $1,983,047 in today's dollars), ranking #4299 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: October 14, 1949
Country of birth: Canada
Position: RW
NHL Draft:
  • Year: 1969
  • Round #5
  • Overall Pick: 52
  • By: Philadelphia Flyers

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
In today's
1971-72 $10,000 $66,757
With the Richmond Robins in the AHL.
Source: Book: The Hot Line
1972-73 $27,000 $174,512
During the summer of 1972, signed a two-year contract with the New York Raiders of the World Hockey Association for $30,000 per year but, a few days later used the escape clause in his contract and signed a new two-year contract with the Philadelphia Flyers for $27,000 and $32,000.
Source: Book: The Hot Line
1973-74 $32,000 $194,811
Source: Book: The Hot Line
1975-76 $70,000 $351,561
Prior to the season, signed a five-year contract with the Philadelphia Flyers for $350,000.
Source: The Sporting News
1976-77 $70,000 $332,472
Source: The Sporting News
1977-78 $70,000 $312,176
(Earned $100,000 according to the Globe and Mail.)
Source: The Sporting News
1978-79 $70,000 $290,066
Source: The Sporting News
1979-80 $70,000 $260,692
Source: The Sporting News
Career Total: US $419,000
(In today's dollars: US $1,983,047)

NHL Rank: 4299
(In today's dollars: 2901)

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