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NHL Fortune: $4,563


Ron Farnfield’s net worth / career earnings / salary history. He made US$4,563 (US$44,073 in today's dollars), ranking #5377 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: December 1, 1936

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
In today's
1955-56 $4,563 $44,073
Contract in Canadian currency: $4,500. Signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs for CAN$6,000 in the NHL, CAN$4,000 in the AHL and CAN$3,500 in the Quebec or Western Hockey League. Included a $ 1,000 signing bonus. Played the whole season in the Ontario Hockey League, earning $ 3,500 plus the signing bonus. Never played in the NHL in career.
Source: Copy of contract
Career Earnings: US$4,563
(In today's dollars: US$44,073)

NHL Rank: 5377
(In today's dollars: 5380)

Contract(s) (click to enlarge)

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