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Hockey Fortune: $97,550

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Jude Drouin’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $97,550 (US $495,823 in today's dollars), ranking #5607 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: October 28, 1948
Country of birth: Canada
Position: C
NHL Draft:
Salary History - Jude Drouin
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Earnings
(US$)
In today's
US$
Rank
1969-70 $2,550 $21,058
Earned $2,550 in bonuses from the AHL for winning the Garrett Memorial Award (most points in the season) and Sollenberger Trophy (rookie of the year).
Source(s): La Presse
1971-72 $0 $0
At the same time as his linesmate Bill Goldsworthy and Danny Grant, prior to the season, was negotiating a new contract with the Minnesota North Stars that would have brought the collective yearly salary of the line to $100,000. In January 1972, was rumored to have received three-year contract offers for $200,000 overall from the Miami Screaming Eagles and Minnesota Fighting Saints, of the new World Hockey Association set to start operations in 1972-73. Ended up never playing in the WHA and pursuing his career in the NHL.
Source(s): Podcast: 50 Years Ago in Hockey / La Presse
1977-78 $95,000 $474,765
Bases salary, not including bonuses, deferred payments and other extras. (Earned $75,000 according to the Globe and Mail.)
Source(s): The Gazette
Career Total: US $97,550
(In today's dollars: US $495,823)

NHL Rank: 5607
(In today's dollars: 5104)