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NHL Fortune: $15,226

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Salary history of Henri Richard, who earned US $15,226 (US $141,200 in today's dollars) in his career, ranking #4198 in NHL fortunes accumulated.

Season   Salary
($US)
In today's
$
NHL
Rank
+/-
($)
+/-
(%)
1955-56 $7,098 $66,345
Got a $C5,000 signing bonus. Had a contract clause stating that if he played for the Royaux de Montreal, of the Ligue de Hockey du Quebec senior league, he would be paid $C5,000. He played solely in the NHL for Montreal that season for $C7,000.
Source: Dave Stubbs
1956-57 $8,128 $74,855
Had a contract clause stating that if he played for the Royaux de Montreal, of the Ligue de Hockey du Quebec senior league, he would be paid $C5,000. He played solely in the NHL for Montreal that season for $C8,000.
Source: Dave Stubbs
Total:
$15,226

In today's dollars:
$141,200
NHL Rank:
4198

In today's dollars:
4194

Copy of contract (click to enlarge)