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Hockey Fortune: $366,004

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Robert Sirois’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $366,004 (US $1,878,877 in today's dollars), ranking #4745 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: February 6, 1954
Country of birth: Canada
Position: RW
NHL Draft:
Salary History - Robert Sirois
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Earnings
(US$)
In today's
US$
Rank
1974-75 $60,904 $374,119
After being drafted in the 3rd round, 53rd overall in the NHL, signed a five-year contract with the Philadelphia Flyers for $35,000, $40,000, $45,000, $55,000 and $65,000 in the NHL and $20,000 in the minors in 1974-75. Included a signing bonus of $ 40,000 and $ 17,500 after 35 NHL games played; $ 17,500 after 60 NHL games played; in 1974-75: $1,000 after 15 goals scored, $100 per goal scored over 15; in 1975-76: $1,000 after 15 goals and $100 per goal scored over 15, $ 1,000 after getting 35 points; $1,000 after getting 40 points; for each season: $ 1,500 for a positive +/-; $100 per+. Played 3 NHL games and 53 AHL, earning a pro-rated salary of $ $20,804 plus his signing bonus of $ 40,000 and $100 for finishing +1.
Source(s): Copy of contract
1975-76 $57,500 $323,611
In addition to his guaranteed NHL salary, earned $ 17,500 bonus for reaching 30 NHL games
Source(s): Copy of contract
1976-77 $62,600 $333,185
In addition to his guaranteed NHL salary, earned $ 17,500 bonus for reaching 60 NHL games and $100 for finishing +1.
Source(s): Copy of contract
1977-78 $55,000 $274,864
Did not earn any bonus. (Earned $63,000 according to the Gazette and $70,000 according to the Globe and Mail.)
Source(s): Copy of contract
1978-79 $65,000 $301,832
Did not earn any bonus.
Source(s): Copy of contract
1979-80 $65,000 $271,266
Estimated minimum salary based on documented 1978-79 salary.
Source(s): HockeyZonePlus
1980-81 $0 $0
Amount in Canadian currency: $0.
Prior to the season, was rumored to have been offered the equivalent of C $100,000 (plus housing and the use of a car) by HC Lausanne, in Switzerland. He ended up being on the roster but never played due to a back injury which left his left leg paralyzed. It is unclear if he was paid.
Source(s): La Presse
1981-82 $0 $0
Amount in Canadian currency: $0.
Was on the HC Lugano roster, in Switzerland, but never played due to a back injury which left his left leg paralyzed. It is unclear if he was paid. He then played 13 games in the AHL before retiring as a pro-hockey player.
Source(s): HockeyZonePlus
Career Total: US $366,004
(In today's dollars: US $1,878,877)

NHL Rank: 4745
(In today's dollars: 3441)

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