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Hockey Fortune: $1,115,000


Mario Lessard’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $1,115,000 (US $3,627,001 in today's dollars), ranking #3459 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: June 25, 1954
Country of birth: Canada
Position: G
NHL Draft:
Salary History - Mario Lessard
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Earnings
In today's
1977-78 $35,000 $174,913
Prior to the season, signed a four-year contract with the Los Angeles Kings for $35,000 per season.
Source(s): La Presse
1978-79 $35,000 $162,525
Source(s): La Presse
1979-80 $35,000 $146,066
Source(s): La Presse
1980-81 $35,000 $128,643
Source(s): La Presse
1981-82 $225,000 $749,588
Prior to the season, signed a five-year contract with the Los Angeles Kings for $225,000 per season, reportedly making him the second best paid goalie in the NHL.
Source(s): The Sporting News
1982-83 $225,000 $706,244
(Earned $200,000 according to another edition of The Sporting News and $210,000 according to La Presse.)
Source(s): The Sporting News
1983-84 $225,000 $684,262
Source(s): The Sporting News
1984-85 $300,000 $874,759
Prior to the season, the Los Angeles Kings bought out the two-years remaining on his contract for two-thirds the value of the $450,000 remaining. Never played pro-hockey again.
Source(s): The Sporting News
Career Total: US $1,115,000
(In today's dollars: US $3,627,001)

NHL Rank: 3459
(In today's dollars: 2598)