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NHL Fortune: $153,300

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Net worth / salary history of Jacques Plante, who earned US $153,300 (US $778,938 in today's dollars) in his career, ranking #4034 in NHL career earnings / fortunes accumulated.

Season   Salary
($US)
In today's
$
NHL
Rank
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(%)
1973-74 $0 $0
Signed a 10-year contract for $CDN 60,000 per season as the coach of the Quebec Nordiques of the World Hockey Association. Quit after 1 season to come back as a player with Edmonton. Got a $5,000 severance bonus from Quebec.
Source: Book: Les Nordiques
1974-75 $153,300 $778,938
Signed a one-year deal for $150k with the Edmonton Oilers, of the World Hockey Association, after a bad experience coaching the Quebec Nordiques in the same league, and realizing he could make much more money playing.
Source: Book: The Rebel League
Total:
$153,300

In today's dollars:
$778,938
NHL Rank:
4034

In today's dollars:
3076