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NHL Fortune: $153,300


Net worth / salary history of Jacques Plante, who earned US $153,300 (US $795,108 in today's dollars) in his career, ranking #4232 in NHL career earnings / fortunes accumulated.

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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 $795,108
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

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