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Hockey Fortune: $65,000

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Phil Goyette’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $65,000 (US $473,589 in today's dollars), ranking #5789 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: October 31, 1933
Country of birth: Canada
Position: C
Salary History - Phil Goyette
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Earnings
(US$)
In today's
US$
Rank
1971-72 $0 $0
After the season, retired as a pro-hockey player.
Source(s): HockeyZonePlus
1972-73 $65,000 $473,589
In June 1972, the Quebec Nordiques of the World Hockey Association reportedly offered him $50,000 per season as coach of the team. Goyette reportedly wanted a salary of $65,000, a car, shares in the team and other guarantees. He ended up coaching the New York Islanders, a new NHL franchise, and being fired after 50 games. Never coached again. It is assumed that he had a salary of $65,000.
Source(s): La Presse
Career Total: US $65,000
(In today's dollars: US $473,589)

NHL Rank: 5789
(In today's dollars: 5186)