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NHL Fortune: $828,490

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Dan Daoust’s net worth / earnings / salary history. He made US$828,490 (US$1,942,174 in today's dollars), ranking #3127 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

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Season   Salary
(US$)
In today's
US$
NHL
Rank
+/-
(US$)
+/-
(%)
1982-83 $89,210 $236,383
Contract in Canadian currency: $110,000. Signed a one-year plus one option year, two-way contract with the Montreal Canadiens for CAN$85,000 in the NHL and CAN$30,000 in the AHL. Included a CAN$15,000 signing bonus and a performance bonus of CAN$10,000 after he played/dressed for 40 games. Furthermore, after he played/dressed for 60 games, his contract was to revert to a one-way NHL contract. It was his first NHL season and he played only in the NHL, 52 games, earning his full NHL salary, his signing bonus, and his performance bonus.
Source: Copy of contract
1983-84 $113,540 $291,488
Contract in Canadian currency: $140,000. Signed a two-year plus one option year, one-way contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs for CAN$120,000, CAN$125,000 and CAN$125,000. Included a signing bonus of CAN$15,000, CAN$5,000 if the team finished 1st in its division while he played 40 games, CAN$2,500 if the team finished 2nd in its division while he played 40 games, CAN$2,500 if the team finished in the league's top 8 in least goals against and made the playoffs, and CAN$2,500 for playoff rounds won. In personal performance bonuses, he was to receive CAN$5,000 if he got 30 goals or 70 points; an additional CAN$5,000 for 35 goals or 80 points; and an additional CAN$10,000 for 40 goals and 90 points. In addition to receive his personal performance bonus, he was to get a salary increase by the bonus amount for each subsequent season of the contract. The team finished last in its division and did not make the playoffs. He got 74 points, earning his CAN$5,000 personal performance bonus on top of his CAN$120,000 base salary and CAN$15,000 signing bonus.
Source: Copy of contract
1984-85 $100,360 $246,988
Contract in Canadian currency: $130,000. His base salary was CAN$125,000 + CAN$5,000 because he reached the 70 point target in 1982-83. The team finished last in its division and did not make the playoffs. He did not earn any personal performance bonus with 17 goals and 54 points.
Source: Copy of contract
1985-86 $91,500 $217,440
Contract in Canadian currency: $125,000. Signed a one-year plus one option year, one-way contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs for CAN$125,000.
Source: Copy of contract
1986-87 $93,600 $218,372
Contract in Canadian currency: $130,000. Signed a one-year plus one option year, one-way contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs for CAN$130,000.
Source: Copy of contract
1987-88 $98,020 $220,631
Contract in Canadian currency: $130,000.
Source: Copy of contract
1988-89 $113,820 $246,017
Contract in Canadian currency: $140,000. Estimated salary based on documented salaries for 1987-88 and 1989-90.
Source: HockeyZonePlus
1989-90 $128,440 $264,856 391
Contract in Canadian currency: $152,000. Did not play in the NHL after that season - playing 7 more years in Europe.
Source: Canadian Press
Total:
US$828,490

In today's dollars:
US$1,942,174
NHL Rank:
3127

In today's dollars:
2552

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