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NHL Fortune: $6,834,010

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Larry Robinson’s net worth / earnings / salary history. He made US $6,834,010 (US $12,916,950 in today's dollars), ranking #1401 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: June 2, 1951
Country of birth: Canada
Position: D
NHL Draft:
  • Year: 1971
  • Round #2
  • Overall Pick: 20
  • By: Montreal Canadiens

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
(US$)
In today's
US$
NHL
Rank
+/-
(US$)
+/-
(%)
1971-72 $0 $0
Contract in Canadian currency: $0. After being drafted in the 2nd round, signed a multi-year contract for CAN$7,500/year with the Montreal Canadiens and got a CAN$7,000 signing bonus.
Source: Book: Robinson for the Defense
1972-73 $7,568 $48,912
Contract in Canadian currency: $7,500. Like all players on the roster, got a CAN$19,000 (CAN$115,000 in today's dollars) bonus for winning the Stanley Cup with the Montreal Canadiens.
Source: Book: Robinson for the Defense
1973-74 $7,500 $45,659
Contract in Canadian currency: $7,500.
Source: Book: Robinson for the Defense
1974-75 $7,665 $42,017
Contract in Canadian currency: $7,500. Estimated minimum salary based on documented salaries in 1973-74 and 1977-78.
Source: Book: Robinson for the Defense
1975-76 $7,373 $37,027
Contract in Canadian currency: $7,500. Estimated minimum salary based on documented salaries in 1973-74 and 1977-78.
Source: Book: Robinson for the Defense
1976-77 $7,605 $36,121
Contract in Canadian currency: $7,500. Estimated minimum salary based on documented salaries in 1973-74 and 1977-78.
Source: Book: Robinson for the Defense
1977-78 $117,500 $524,010
Contract in Canadian currency: $125,000.
Source: Globe and Mail
1979-80 $0 $0
Received $1,500 ($5,200 in today's dollars) from the NHL for winning the Norris trophy.
Source: The Hockey News 1981 Yearbook
1982-83 $162,200 $454,328
Contract in Canadian currency: $200,000. On September 12, 1982, signed a three-year contract with the Montreal Canadiens for $200,000 per season.
Source: La Tribune
1983-84 $162,200 $440,187
Contract in Canadian currency: $200,000.
Source: La Tribune
1984-85 $154,400 $401,755
Contract in Canadian currency: $200,000.
Source: La Tribune
1989-90 $550,000 $1,199,201 7
In July 1989, as a free agent, signed a 2-year, with an option year, contract with the Los Angeles Kings for $1.5M.
Source: Canadian Press / Los Angeles Times / Book: Calling the Shots
1990-91 $550,000 $1,137,800 23
One-way contract.
Source: The Hockey News / Canadian Press / Los Angeles Times
1991-92 $600,000 $1,190,836 53 $50,000 9%
Retired as a pro-hockey player after the season.
Source: Los Angeles Times
1995-96 $550,000 $975,620 316
Prior to the season, signed a four-year contract as coach of the Los Angeles Kings for $3M. Based on overall contract and documented 1996-97 salary, it is estimated that he earned $550,000 in 1995-96.
Source: Book: Brian McFarlane's History of Hockey / HockeyZonePlus
1996-97 $550,000 $947,816 399
As coach of the Los Angeles Kings.
Source: The Hockey News
1997-98 $700,000 $1,178,732 333 $150,000 27%
As coach of the Los Angeles Kings.
Source: The Hockey News
1998-99 $700,000 $1,160,726 388
As coach of the Los Angeles Kings. Estimated minimum salary based on documented 1997-98 salary.
Source: HockeyZonePlus
2000-01 $1,000,000 $1,569,686 295
As coach of the New Jersey Devils.
Source: The Hockey News
2001-02 $1,000,000 $1,526,515 345
As coach of the New Jersey Devils.
Source: The Hockey News
Career Total: US $6,834,010
(In today's dollars: US $12,916,950)

NHL Rank: 1401
(In today's dollars: 1133)

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