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NHL Fortune: $240,340


Mike Palmateer’s net worth / career earnings / salary history. He made US$240,340 (US$723,766 in today's dollars), ranking #4435 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Country of birth: Canada
Position: G
NHL Draft:
  • Year: 1974
  • Round #5
  • Overall Pick: 85
  • By: Toronto Maple Leafs

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
In today's
1977-78 $70,500 $300,867
Contract in Canadian currency: $75,000.
Source: Globe and Mail
1984-85 $169,840 $422,900
Contract in Canadian currency: $220,000. Was paid by Toronto to stay away and not play a game. Retired after the season.
Source: Superstar Hockey Yearbook 1985-86
Career Earnings: US$240,340
(In today's dollars: US$723,766)

NHL Rank: 4435
(In today's dollars: 3811)

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