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Hockey Fortune: $7,954,295

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Larry Robinson’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $7,954,295 (US $17,761,583 in today's dollars), ranking #1405 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: June 2, 1951
Country of birth: Canada
Position: D
NHL Draft:
Salary History - Larry Robinson
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Earnings
(US$)
In today's
US$
Rank
1970-71 $1,494 $11,730
Amount in Canadian currency: $1,560.
Was paid C $65 per week with the Kitchener Rangers in the Ontario Hockey Association Junior A league. Earned approximately $1,560, assuming a six-month season.
Source(s): The Society for International Hockey Research Bulletin
1971-72 $6,930 $52,150
Amount in Canadian currency: $7,000.
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. Played the whole season in the AHL, earning an unknown salary plus his signing bonus.
Source(s): Book: Robinson for the Defense / The Hockey News
1972-73 $26,739 $194,816
Amount in Canadian currency: $26,500.
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(s): Book: Robinson for the Defense
1973-74 $7,500 $51,470
Amount in Canadian currency: $7,500.
Source(s): Book: Robinson for the Defense
1974-75 $7,665 $47,364
Amount in Canadian currency: $7,500.
Estimated minimum salary based on documented salaries in 1973-74 and 1977-78.
Source(s): HockeyZonePlus
1975-76 $7,373 $41,739
Amount in Canadian currency: $7,500.
Estimated minimum salary based on documented salaries in 1973-74 and 1977-78.
Source(s): HockeyZonePlus
1976-77 $7,605 $40,718
Amount in Canadian currency: $7,500.
Estimated minimum salary based on documented salaries in 1973-74 and 1977-78.
Source(s): HockeyZonePlus
1977-78 $103,400 $519,815
Amount in Canadian currency: $110,000.
Bases salary, not including bonuses, deferred payments and other extras. (Earned $125,000 according to the Globe and Mail.)
Source(s): The Gazette
1979-80 $0 $0
Received $1,500 ($5,200 in today's dollars) from the NHL for winning the Norris trophy.
Source(s): The Hockey News 1981 Yearbook
1981-82 $150,120 $503,097
Amount in Canadian currency: $180,000.
(Earned $200,000 according to another edition of La Presse.)
Source(s): La Presse
1982-83 $162,200 $512,149
Amount in Canadian currency: $200,000.
On September 12, 1982, signed a three-year contract with the Montreal Canadiens for $200,000 per season. (Earned $330,000 according to La Presse.)
Source(s): La Tribune
1983-84 $162,200 $496,208
Amount in Canadian currency: $200,000.
Source(s): La Tribune
1984-85 $154,400 $452,885
Amount in Canadian currency: $200,000.
Source(s): La Tribune
1985-86 $146,400 $414,689
Amount in Canadian currency: $200,000.
1986-87 $144,000 $400,299
Amount in Canadian currency: $200,000.
Estimated minimum salary based on documented salary for 1984-85 and 1987-88.
Source(s): HockeyZonePlus
1987-88 $316,680 $849,255
Amount in Canadian currency: $420,000.
Source(s): The Sporting News
1988-89 $349,590 $900,728
Amount in Canadian currency: $430,000.
(Earned US $340,000 according to another edition of La Presse.)
Source(s): The Sporting News / La Presse
1989-90 $550,000 $1,351,819 9
In July 1989, as a free agent, signed a 2-year, with an option year, contract with the Los Angeles Kings for $1.5M. (According to La Presse, earned $750,000.)
Source(s): Canadian Press / Los Angeles Times / Book: Calling the Shots
1990-91 $550,000 $1,282,604 25
One-way contract. (According to La Presse, earned $750,000.)
Source(s): The Hockey News / Canadian Press / Los Angeles Times
1991-92 $600,000 $1,342,389 52
Retired as a pro-hockey player after the season. (According to La Presse, earned $750,000.)
Source(s): Los Angeles Times
1995-96 $550,000 $1,099,783 316
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(s): Book: Brian McFarlane's History of Hockey / HockeyZonePlus
1996-97 $550,000 $1,068,441 391
As coach of the Los Angeles Kings.
Source(s): The Hockey News
1997-98 $700,000 $1,328,744 334
As coach of the Los Angeles Kings.
Source(s): The Hockey News
1998-99 $700,000 $1,308,447 388
As coach of the Los Angeles Kings. Estimated minimum salary based on documented 1997-98 salary.
Source(s): HockeyZonePlus
2000-01 $1,000,000 $1,769,454 296
As coach of the New Jersey Devils.
Source(s): The Hockey News
2001-02 $1,000,000 $1,720,788 345
As coach of the New Jersey Devils.
Source(s): The Hockey News
Career Total: US $7,954,295
(In today's dollars: US $17,761,583)

NHL Rank: 1405
(In today's dollars: 1095)