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NHL Fortune: $433,671

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Guy Lapointe’s net worth / earnings / salary history. He made US$433,671 (US$1,469,843 in today's dollars), ranking #3954 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

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All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
(US$)
In today's
US$
NHL
Rank
+/-
(US$)
+/-
(%)
1972-73 $19,171 $118,574
Contract in Canadian currency: $19,000 . Like all players on the roster, got a CAN$19,000 (CAN$118,000 in today's dollars) bonus for winning the Stanley Cup with the Montreal Canadiens.
Source: Book: Robinson for Defense
1977-78 $164,500 $702,022
Contract in Canadian currency: $175,000 .
Source: Globe and Mail
1983-84 $250,000 $649,247
According to Lapointe, the most he earned in a season is $250,000 which is assumed to be at his last season. He retired as a player after the season.
Source: La Presse
Total:
US$433,671

In today's dollars:
US$1,469,843
NHL Rank:
3954

In today's dollars:
2997

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