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NHL Fortune: $14,370

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Jean Gauthier’s net worth / earnings / salary history. He made US$14,370 (US$94,701 in today's dollars), ranking #5101 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

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All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
(US$)
In today's
US$
NHL
Rank
+/-
(US$)
+/-
(%)
1970-71 $14,370 $94,701
Contract in Canadian currency: $15,000. Signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Montreal Canadiens for CAN$19,500 in the NHL and CAN$15,000 in the AHL. Included NHL bonuses of $ 1,000 if the team finished 1st or 2nd; $ 500 if he finished with +10 or better. Included AHL bonuses of $ 300 if the team finished 1st; $ 500 if the team had the best goal against average in the league; and $ 300 if he made the All Star Team He played the whole season in the AHL and did not earn any bonus.
Source: Copy of contract
Total:
US$14,370

In today's dollars:
US$94,701
NHL Rank:
5101

In today's dollars:
5038

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Interesting animated bar chart race showing that 36 players and 1 commissioner appeared, in the past 25 years, in the yearly Top Ten NHL/hockey fortunes accumulated. Jaromir Jagr is #1 in total hockey earnings since 2002-03 and will be taken over in 2-3 years by Crosby and Ovechkin. How is your 401k/RSSP doing?

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