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Hockey Fortune: $376,500

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Al Arbour’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $376,500 (US $1,731,433 in today's dollars), ranking #4716 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: November 1, 1932
Country of birth: Canada
Position: D
Salary History - Al Arbour
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Earnings
(US$)
In today's
US$
Rank
1960-61 $10,500 $107,520
Signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Chicago Blackhawks for $10,500 in the NHL and $7,000 in the minors. Was to get a bonus of $500 if the Blackhawks finished 1st or 2nd in the league standings. He played the whole season in the NHL but did not earn the bonus.
Source(s): Copy of contract
1967-68 $27,000 $245,153
Signed a three-year contract with the St. Louis Blues for $81,000 (According to the book '67, it was for $75,000 overall.)
Source(s): Book: Scotty - A Hockey Life Like No Other
1968-69 $27,000 $235,144
Source(s): Book: Scotty - A Hockey Life Like No Other
1969-70 $27,000 $222,963
Source(s): Book: Scotty - A Hockey Life Like No Other
1980-81 $85,000 $312,420
As coach of the New York Islanders.
Source(s): La Presse
1983-84 $200,000 $608,233
As coach of the New York Islanders.
Source(s): The Sporting News
Career Total: US $376,500
(In today's dollars: US $1,731,433)

NHL Rank: 4716
(In today's dollars: 3527)

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