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Hockey Fortune: $371,300

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Robert Sauve’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $371,300 (US $2,044,429 in today's dollars), ranking #4773 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: June 17, 1955
Country of birth: Canada
Position: G
NHL Draft:
Salary History - Robert Sauve
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Earnings
(US$)
In today's
US$
Rank
1974-75 $81,250 $502,066
In June 1975, as a 1st round pick in the NHL and 2nd round pick in the WHA, signed a four-year contract with the Buffalo Sabres for $325,000 overall. Played the whole season in the minors earning $81,250 assuming that he had a one-way contract.
Source(s): La Presse
1975-76 $81,250 $459,994
Played 34 games in the AHL and 4 in the NHL, earning $81,250 assuming that he had a one-way contract.
1976-77 $100,000 $535,407
(Earned $81,250 according to La Presse.)
Source(s): The Hockey News 1979 Yearbook
1977-78 $108,800 $546,962
Bases salary, not including bonuses, deferred payments and other extras. (Earned $81,250 according to La Presse and $50,000 according to the Globe and Mail.)
Source(s): The Gazette
Career Total: US $371,300
(In today's dollars: US $2,044,429)

NHL Rank: 4773
(In today's dollars: 3364)

His son Philippe was also a goalie, playing 32 NHL games in career. His brother Jean-Francois played for the Nordiques and his nephew Maxime had a cup of coffee in the NHL, with one game.