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NHL Fortune: $1,870,000

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Rogatien Vachon’s net worth / earnings / salary history. He made US $1,870,000 (US $6,109,730 in today's dollars), ranking #2292 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
+/-
($)
+/-
(%)
1977-78 $120,000 $506,337
Source: Globe and Mail
1978-79 $350,000 $1,372,623
Signed a 5-year contract with the Detroit Red Wings for $US 1.75M.
Source: La Presse
1979-80 $350,000 $1,232,713
Source: La Presse
1980-81 $350,000 $1,086,104
Source: La Presse
1981-82 $350,000 $984,543
Source: La Presse
1982-83 $350,000 $927,409
Was let go by the Boston Bruins after the 1981-82 season but had a season left on his guaranteed contract and was paid.
Source: La Presse
2010-11 $0 $0 817
Through the firm Classic Auctions, sold for $75,000 of personal hockey memorabilia, saving the proceeds for his grandchildren. The 30 items sold included the Stanley Cup ring he won in 1967-68 with the Montreal Canadiens that sold for $15,000.
Source: The Globe and Mail
Total:
US $1,870,000

In today's dollars:
US $6,109,730
NHL Rank:
2292

In today's dollars:
1517