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NHL Fortune: $433,671


Guy Lapointe’s net worth / career earnings / salary history. He made US$433,671 (US$1,469,843 in today's dollars), ranking #4036 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
In today's
1972-73 $19,171 $118,574
Contract in Canadian currency: $19,000. Like all players on the roster, got a CAN$19,000 (CAN$118,000 in today's dollars) bonus for winning the Stanley Cup with the Montreal Canadiens.
Source: Book: Robinson for Defense
1977-78 $164,500 $702,022
Contract in Canadian currency: $175,000.
Source: Globe and Mail
1983-84 $250,000 $649,247
According to Lapointe, the most he earned in a season is $250,000 which is assumed to be at his last season. He retired as a player after the season.
Source: La Presse
Career Earnings: US$433,671
(In today's dollars: US$1,469,843)

NHL Rank: 4036
(In today's dollars: 3029)

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