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NHL Fortune: $85,134


Jean-Pierre Bordeleau’s net worth / career earnings / salary history. He made US$85,134 (US$384,809 in today's dollars), ranking #4973 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: June 13, 1949
Country of birth: Canada
Position: RW
NHL Draft:
  • Year: 1969
  • Round #1
  • Overall Pick: 13
  • By: Chicago Blackhawks

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
In today's
1971-72 $10,134 $64,738
Signed a one-year, two way contract with the Chicago Blackhawks for $12,000 in the NHL and $8,750 in the minor leagues. Included minor league bonuses of $ 250 for 20 goals; $ 250 for 25 goals; $ 250 for 30 goals; $ 250 for 60 points and $ 250 for 70 points. Played 70 CHL games and 3 NHL games, earning a pro-rated salary of $8,884. Also earned $1,250 in bonuses with 41 goals and 72 points in the CHL.
Source: Copy of contract
1977-78 $75,000 $320,071
Source: Globe and Mail
Career Earnings: US$85,134
(In today's dollars: US$384,809)

NHL Rank: 4973
(In today's dollars: 4541)

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