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NHL Fortune: $101,100


John Van Boxmeer’s net worth / career earnings / salary history. He made US$101,100 (US$559,333 in today's dollars), ranking #4934 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Country of birth: Canada
Position: D
NHL Draft:
  • Year: 1972
  • Round #1
  • Overall Pick: 14
  • By: Montreal Canadiens

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
In today's
1972-73 $0 $0
Contract in Canadian currency: $0. After being drafted in the 1st round, signed a multi-year contract for CAN$50,000/year with the Montreal Canadiens and got a CAN$50,000 signing bonus.
Source: Book: Robinson for Defense
1973-74 $50,000 $291,284
Contract in Canadian currency: $50,000.
Source: Book: Robinson for Defense
1974-75 $51,100 $268,050
Contract in Canadian currency: $50,000.
Source: Book: Robinson for Defense
Career Earnings: US$101,100
(In today's dollars: US$559,333)

NHL Rank: 4934
(In today's dollars: 4288)

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