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Hockey Fortune: $44,755

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Claude Provost’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $44,755 (US $430,630 in today's dollars), ranking #5914 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: September 17, 1933
Country of birth: Canada
Position: RW
Salary History - Claude Provost
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Earnings
(US$)
In today's
US$
Rank
1955-56 $7,098 $80,760
Amount in Canadian currency: $7,000.
His first season in the NHL.
Source(s): La Presse
1956-57 $7,112 $79,729
Amount in Canadian currency: $7,000.
Source(s): La Presse
1961-62 $1,777 $18,111
Amount in Canadian currency: $1,800.
Earned an unknown base salary plus a $100 bonus for each goal after the first 15. Scored 33 goals, earning a bonus of $1,800.
Source(s): The Hockey News
1968-69 $28,768 $252,030
Amount in Canadian currency: $31,000.
Source(s): Book: Serge Savard - Canadien jusqu'au bout
1969-70 $0 $0
Amount in Canadian currency: $0.
Retired as a pro hockey player after the season.
Source(s): HockeyZonePlus
1970-71 $0 $0
Prior to the season, the Los Angeles Kings offered him a two-year contract at a yearly salary of $40,000 to come out of retirement and join the team. He went to the training camp and made the team but decided to back out as he didn't feel comfortable, as a veteran, dealing with the younger generation of players that he deemed didn't care so much about hockey.
Source(s): La Presse
1982-83 $0 $0
Amount in Canadian currency: $0.
Received a C $5,600 pension from the NHL.
Source(s): La Presse
Career Total: US $44,755
(In today's dollars: US $430,630)

NHL Rank: 5914
(In today's dollars: 5275)