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Hockey Fortune: $44,200

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Billy Dea’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $44,200 (US $441,075 in today's dollars), ranking #5927 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: April 3, 1933
Salary History - Billy Dea
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Earnings
(US$)
In today's
US$
Rank
1959-60 $5,500 $57,491
Signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Chicago Blackhawks for $7,500 in the NHL and $5,500 in the AHL. NHL bonuses included $250 if the team made the playoffs or if he scored 25 goals or more. He played the whole season in the AHL, earning $5,500.
Source(s): Book: Blue Lines, Goal Lines & Bottom Lines
1960-61 $5,500 $56,655
Played the whole season in the AHL. Estimated minimum salary, based on documented 1969-60 contract.
Source(s): HockeyZonePlus
1961-62 $5,500 $56,067
Played the whole season in the AHL. Estimated minimum salary, based on documented 1969-60 contract.
Source(s): HockeyZonePlus
1962-63 $5,500 $55,400
Played the whole season in the AHL. Estimated minimum salary, based on documented 1969-60 contract.
Source(s): HockeyZonePlus
1963-64 $5,500 $54,731
Played the whole season in the AHL. Estimated minimum salary, based on documented 1969-60 contract.
Source(s): HockeyZonePlus
1964-65 $5,500 $54,025
Played the whole season in the AHL. Estimated minimum salary, based on documented 1969-60 contract.
Source(s): HockeyZonePlus
1965-66 $5,500 $53,185
Played the whole season in the AHL. Estimated minimum salary, based on documented 1969-60 contract.
Source(s): HockeyZonePlus
1966-67 $5,700 $53,522
After playing the whole season in the AHL, the Chicago Blackhawks placed him on their playoff roster at $100 per game. He was dressed for two games, playing a few shifts and earning $200 in addition to his estimated minimum AHL salary of $5,500 based on his 1959-60 contract!
Source(s): Book: Blue Lines, Goal Lines & Bottom Lines / HockeyZonePlus
Career Total: US $44,200
(In today's dollars: US $441,075)

NHL Rank: 5927
(In today's dollars: 5267)