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Hockey Fortune: $150,000

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Gaston Gingras’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $150,000 (US $700,675 in today's dollars), ranking #5358 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Country of birth: Canada
Position: D
NHL Draft:
Salary History - Gaston Gingras
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Earnings
(US$)
In today's
US$
Rank
1978-79 $150,000 $700,675
As a rookie, signed a one-year contract with the Birmingham Bulls of the WHA for $50,000. (According to The Sporting News and the book Brian McFarlane's History of Hockey, the contract was for $60,000.) During the season, signed a four-year extension for $650,000 overall but it was voided after the season when the WHA folded and he received $100,000 in compensation. Became available in the NHL entry draft.
Source(s): Book: Les Stastny / Book: The Rebel League / La Presse
Career Total: US $150,000
(In today's dollars: US $700,675)

NHL Rank: 5358
(In today's dollars: 4831)