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NHL Fortune: $35,000

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Marcel Paille’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $35,000 (US $244,967 in today's dollars), ranking #5799 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: December 8, 1932

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
(US$)
In today's
US$
NHL
Rank
1972-73 $35,000 $244,967
At age 40, after 7 years in the AHL that followed 7 years in the NHL, signed a one-year contract with the Philadelphia Blazers of the World Hockey Association, for $35,000 plus bonuses: $ 750 for goals against average of 3.5 or less, $ 1,500 for 3.25 or less, $ 2,500 for 3.00 or less, $ 3,750 for 2.75 or less, or $6,000 for 2.50 or less; $ 150 per shutout up to, and including 3; $ 200 per shutout after 3; $ 100 per game played in excess of 25; $ 1,000 for a 1st place team finish; and $ 500 for a second place team finish. He did not earn any of the bonuses.
Source: Copy of contract
Career Total: US $35,000
(In today's dollars: US $244,967)

NHL Rank: 5799
(In today's dollars: 5602)

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