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NHL Fortune: $213,300

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Jacques Plante’s net worth / earnings / salary history. He made US $213,300 (US $1,140,648 in today's dollars), ranking #4246 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Season   Salary
($US)
In today's
$
NHL
Rank
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($)
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(%)
1973-74 $60,000 $345,541
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
Total:
US $213,300

In today's dollars:
US $1,140,648
NHL Rank:
4246

In today's dollars:
3083