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Hockey Fortune: $1,206,816

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Guy Lapointe’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $1,206,816 (US $4,876,287 in today's dollars), ranking #3403 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: March 18, 1948
Country of birth: Canada
Position: D
Salary History - Guy Lapointe
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Earnings
(US$)
In today's
US$
Rank
1972-73 $19,171 $139,680
Amount 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(s): Book: Robinson for Defense
1975-76 $162,195 $918,261
Amount in Canadian currency: $165,000.
Source(s): La Presse
1976-77 $167,310 $895,789
Amount in Canadian currency: $165,000.
Source(s): La Presse
1977-78 $136,300 $685,211
Amount in Canadian currency: $145,000.
Bases salary, not including bonuses, deferred payments and other extras. (Earned $175,000 according to the Globe and Mail.)
Source(s): The Gazette
1982-83 $350,000 $1,105,130
Prior to the season, signed a two-year contract with the St. Louis Blues for $350,000 per year.
Source(s): The Sporting News / La Presse
1983-84 $350,000 $1,070,733
He retired as a player after the season. (According to Lapointe, in another edition of La Presse, the most he earned in a season is $250,000 which is assumed to be at his last season.)
Source(s): The Sporting News / La Presse
1985-86 $14,640 $41,469
Amount in Canadian currency: $20,000.
Prior the season, joined the Chevaliers de Longueuil, of the QMJHL, as General Manager and coach for $20,000. In mid-season, he gave the coaching job away and remained as GM
Source(s): La Presse
1986-87 $7,200 $20,015
Amount in Canadian currency: $10,000.
As General Manager of the Chevaliers de Longueuil, of the QMJHL, with a $20,000 annual salary. In early 1987, left the team to become assistant coach with the Quebec Nordiques. Earned $10,000 in pro-rated salary with Longueuil plus his undisclosed salary with Quebec.
Source(s): La Presse
Career Total: US $1,206,816
(In today's dollars: US $4,876,287)

NHL Rank: 3403
(In today's dollars: 2253)