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NHL Fortune: $1,064,000


Walter Tkaczuk’s net worth / career earnings / salary history. He made US$1,064,000 (US$5,390,521 in today's dollars), ranking #2985 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
In today's
1969-70 $14,000 $98,725
Source: NY Times
1972-73 $150,000 $927,762
Signed a long-term deal with the NY Rangers for $150,000 per year.
Source: NY Times
1973-74 $150,000 $873,851
Source: NY Times
1974-75 $150,000 $786,838
Source: NY Times
1975-76 $175,000 $841,054
Source: The Hockey News 1977 Yearbook
1976-77 $175,000 $795,387
Source: The Hockey News 1977 Yearbook
1977-78 $250,000 $1,066,903
Source: Globe and Mail
Career Earnings: US$1,064,000
(In today's dollars: US$5,390,521)

NHL Rank: 2985
(In today's dollars: 1714)

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