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NHL Fortune: $111,500


Orest Kindrachuk’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $111,500 (US $605,816 in today's dollars), ranking #5376 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
In today's
1971-72 $13,500 $98,158
Salary of $8,500 and signing bonus of $5,000 with San Diego, of the Western Hockey League.
Source: Kindrachuk on the My Dad Used to Play Hockey podcast
1972-73 $14,500 $102,076
Earned $14,500 with Richmond, the AHL affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers. Prior to the season, the Houston Aeros of the new World Hockey Association offered him $600,000 overall for four years but he turned it down because he wanted to play in the NHL.
Source: Kindrachuk on the My Dad Used to Play Hockey podcast
1977-78 $83,500 $405,583
Bases salary, not including bonuses, deferred payments and other extras. (Earned $90,000 according to the Globe and Mail.)
Source: The Gazette
Career Total: US $111,500
(In today's dollars: US $605,816)

NHL Rank: 5376
(In today's dollars: 4753)


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