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Hockey Fortune: $2,571,429

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Phil Bourque’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $2,571,429 (US $5,690,691 in today's dollars), ranking #2541 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: June 8, 1962
Salary History - Phil Bourque
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Earnings
(US$)
In today's
US$
Rank
1982-83 $5,000 $15,788
After his junior career, as an undrafted player, signed a three-year, two-way, contract with the Pittsbught Penguins and got a $5,000 signing bonus.
Source(s): Phil Bourque on the Pro Hockey Alumni podcast
1985-86 $75,000 $212,443
On July 26, 1985, signed a one-year plus one-option-year contract with the Pittsburgh Penguins for a yearly salary of $75,000. For each season, bonuses included: $2,000 if he had a + rating and played 40 NHL game; $2,500 if he had the best +/- rating among the defensemen on the team and played 40 NHL games; $1,500 if he had the second best +/- rating among the defensemen on the team and played 40 NHL games; $1,000 if he had the third best +/- rating among the defensemen on the team and played 40 NHL games; $1,500 if he scored 5 goals or 25 points, only if the team maked the playoffs; additional $1,000 if he scored 10 goals or 35 points, only if the team maked the playoffs; $100 for each point over 35, only if the team maked the playoffs; and $500, for each shutout for the team for games he played in. Did not earn any of the bonuses.
Source(s): Copy of contract
1986-87 $75,000 $208,489
Bonuses included: $2,000 if he had a + rating and played 40 NHL game; $2,500 if he had the best +/- rating among the defensemen on the team and played 40 NHL games; $1,500 if he had the second best +/- rating among the defensemen on the team and played 40 NHL games; $1,000 if he had the third best +/- rating among the defensemen on the team and played 40 NHL games; $1,500 if he scored 5 goals or 25 points, only if the team maked the playoffs; additional $1,000 if he scored 10 goals or 35 points, only if the team maked the playoffs; $100 for each point over 35, only if the team maked the playoffs; and $500, for each shutout for the team for games he played in. Did not earn any of the bonuses.
Source(s): Copy of contract
1987-88 $75,000 $201,131
Estimated minimum salary based on documented salary for 1986-87 and 1989-89.
Source(s): HockeyZonePlus
1988-89 $75,000 $193,239
Estimated minimum salary based on documented salary for 1986-87 and 1989-89.
Source(s): HockeyZonePlus
1989-90 $150,000 $368,678 320
Source(s): Canadian Press
1990-91 $160,000 $373,121 363
One-way contract
Source(s): The Hockey News / Canadian Press
1991-92 $160,000 $357,970 447
1992-93 $600,000 $1,302,879 97
Amount includes salary and any signing bonus paid in 1992-93.
Source(s): The Hockey News
1993-94 $450,000 $949,155 233
1994-95 $271,429 $557,983 307
Because of the lockout, his NHL salary of $475,000 was prorated for the 48-game season.
Source(s): Guide Hockey 1995-1996
1995-96 $475,000 $949,813 373
Source(s): La Presse
Career Total: US $2,571,429
(In today's dollars: US $5,690,691)

NHL Rank: 2541
(In today's dollars: 2098)

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