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Hockey Fortune: $698,126

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Bob Gainey’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $698,126 (US $2,730,401 in today's dollars), ranking #4074 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Country of birth: Canada
Position: LW
NHL Draft:
Salary History - Bob Gainey
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Earnings
(US$)
In today's
US$
Rank
1977-78 $79,900 $399,302
Amount in Canadian currency: $85,000.
Bases salary, not including bonuses, deferred payments and other extras.
Source(s): The Gazette
1978-79 $74,545 $346,155
Amount in Canadian currency: $85,000.
Estimated minimum salary based on documented salaries for 1977-78 and 1979-80.
Source(s): HockeyZonePlus
1979-80 $172,081 $718,150
Amount in Canadian currency: $201,500.
In September 1979, while he still had one year on his contract, renegotiated a new three-year contract with the Montreal Canadiens, starting immediately, for $200,000 per season. Also received $1,500 from the NHL for winning the Selke trophy.
Source(s): La Presse / The Hockey News 1981 Yearbook
1980-81 $171,000 $628,515
Amount in Canadian currency: $200,000.
Source(s): La Presse
1981-82 $166,800 $555,694
Amount in Canadian currency: $200,000.
Source(s): La Presse
1988-89 $0 $0
Amount in Canadian currency: $0.
Never played in the NHL again, after the season.
Source(s): HockeyZonePlus
1989-90 $33,800 $82,585 550
Amount in Canadian currency: $40,000.
As player and coach of the Ecureuils d'Epinal of the French Nationale 1B division. Also had car and housing provided.
Source(s): La Presse
Career Total: US $698,126
(In today's dollars: US $2,730,401)

NHL Rank: 4074
(In today's dollars: 2995)