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NHL Fortune: $154,176

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Bernard Geoffrion’s net worth / earnings / salary history. He made US $154,176 (US $1,119,236 in today's dollars), ranking #4959 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
(US$)
In today's
US$
NHL
Rank
+/-
(US$)
+/-
(%)
1960-61 $0 $0
Contract in Canadian currency: $0. A clause in his contract gave him CAN$1,000 for his first 20 goals and CAN$100 per additional goal. He scored 50 goals for a bonus of $4,000 (about CAN$35,000 in today's dollar.)
Source: Book: Boom Boom: The Life and Times of Bernard Geoffrion
1961-62 $27,636 $249,917
Contract in Canadian currency: $28,000.
Source: The Sporting News
1963-64 $18,540 $163,663
Contract in Canadian currency: $20,000.
Source: The Hockey News
1967-68 $27,000 $218,768
His highest salary as a NHL player, in his last year before retiring as a player. (According to The Sporting News, he earned $32,000.)
Source: Book: Boom Boom: The Life and Times of Bernard Geoffrion
1972-73 $27,000 $174,512
As coach of the Atlanta Flames. Signed a 3-year deal for $27,000 per season.
Source: Book: Boom Boom: The Life and Times of Bernard Geoffrion
1973-74 $27,000 $164,372
As coach of the Atlanta Flames.
Source: Book: Boom Boom: The Life and Times of Bernard Geoffrion
1974-75 $27,000 $148,004
As coach of the Atlanta Flames.
Source: Book: Boom Boom: The Life and Times of Bernard Geoffrion
Career Total: US $154,176
(In today's dollars: US $1,119,236)

NHL Rank: 4959
(In today's dollars: 3594)

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