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NHL Fortune: $1,237,739

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Andre Lacroix’s net worth / earnings / salary history. He made US $1,237,739 (US $5,849,501 in today's dollars), ranking #2730 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Did you know that Gary Bettman accumulated the 4th largest NHL fortune with $110M?

Season   Salary
($US)
In today's
$
NHL
Rank
+/-
($)
+/-
(%)
1963-64 $0 $0
Earned $C 50 per week, minus $30/week he had to pay for room and board, with the Montreal Junior Canadiens of the Ontario Hockey Association.
Source: Whom You Know
1964-65 $0 $0
Earned $C 55 per week, minus $30/week he had to pay for room and board, with the Peterborough Petes of the Ontario Hockey Association.
Source: Whom You Know
1965-66 $0 $0
Earned $C 60 per week, minus $30/week he had to pay for room and board, with the Peterborough Petes of the Ontario Hockey Association.
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1966-67 $4,640 $36,506
Plus bonuses. With the Quebec Aces of the American Hockey League.
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1967-68 $5,099 $39,033
Plus bonuses. With the Quebec Aces of the American Hockey League.
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1968-69 $21,000 $154,302
Plus bonuses. With the Philadelphia Flyers in the NHL.
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1969-70 $21,000 $146,313
Plus bonuses. With the Philadelphia Flyers in the NHL.
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1970-71 $26,000 $171,345
Plus bonuses. With the Philadelphia Flyers in the NHL.
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1971-72 $30,000 $189,407
Plus bonuses. With the Chicago Blackhawks in the NHL.
Source: Sports Illustrated / Hartford Courant / Whom You Know
1972-73 $75,000 $458,792
Signed a 5-year contract with the Philadelphia Blazers of the World Hockey Association: $US 55,000 / $US 60,000 / $US 65,000 / $US 70,000 / $US 75,000 plus bonuses, 4 tickets per home games and the use of a car. After the season, the team moved to Vancouver and per a clause in his contract, he became a free agent. According to the Hartford Courant, he earned $US 65,000 that season.
Source: Sports Illustrated / Whom You Know
1973-74 $80,000 $460,721
As a free agend, signed a 5-year contract with the New York Golden Bldes of the World Hockey Association: $US 80,000 for the 1st year and $US 90,000 for the 5th year plus bonuses, 4 tickets per home games and the use of a car. After the season, the team moved to New Jersey and per a clause in his contract, he became a free agent.
Source: Whom You Know
1974-75 $135,000 $700,193
Signed a 5-year contract with the San Diego Mariners of the World Hockey Association: $US 135,000 for the 1st year and $US 150,000 for the 5th year plus bonuses, 4 tickets per home games and the use of a car.
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1975-76 $140,000 $665,390
Plus bonuses, 4 tickets per home games and the use of a car.
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1976-77 $175,000 $786,424
After the San Diego Mariners were purchased by Ray Krok, he signed a 6-year personnal guaranteed contract for $US 175,000 per year that Krok would honor, even if the team folded. The team folded after the season and he became a free agent.
Source: Hartford Courant / Pro Hockey Alumni Podcast / Whom You Know
1977-78 $175,000 $738,408
With the Houston Aeros of the World Hockey Association who honored his contract with Krok.
Source: Hartford Courant / Pro Hockey Alumni Podcast
1978-79 $175,000 $686,311
With the New England Whalers of the World Hockey Association who honored his contract with Krok.
Source: Hartford Courant / Pro Hockey Alumni Podcast
1979-80 $175,000 $616,357
With the Hartford Whalers of the NHL who honored his contract with Krok. As the team wanted to send him to the minors, he retired from pro hockey after the season.
Source: Hartford Courant / Pro Hockey Alumni Podcast
Total:
US $1,237,739

In today's dollars:
US $5,849,501
NHL Rank:
2730

In today's dollars:
1551