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NHL Fortune: $1,497,905

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Serge Savard’s net worth / earnings / salary history. He made US$1,497,905 (US$4,306,042 in today's dollars), ranking #2878 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: January 22, 1946

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
(US$)
In today's
US$
NHL
Rank
+/-
(US$)
+/-
(%)
1967-68 $9,270 $74,471
Contract in Canadian currency: $10,000.
Source: Serge Savard at 98.5FM Montreal
1968-69 $12,992 $100,111
Contract in Canadian currency: $14,000.
Source: 91.9 Sports Montreal
1972-73 $0 $0
Contract in Canadian currency: $0. 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 Defense
1977-78 $145,700 $644,244
Contract in Canadian currency: $155,000.
Source: Globe and Mail
1978-79 $131,550 $540,478
Contract in Canadian currency: $150,000.
Source: Toronto Star
1979-80 $128,100 $473,006
Contract in Canadian currency: $150,000. Estimated minimum salary based on documented salaries for 1978-79 and 1982-83.
Source: HockeyZonePlus
1980-81 $128,250 $417,073
Contract in Canadian currency: $150,000. Estimated minimum salary based on documented salaries for 1978-79 and 1982-83.
Source: HockeyZonePlus
1981-82 $125,100 $368,751
Contract in Canadian currency: $150,000. Estimated minimum salary based on documented salaries for 1978-79 and 1982-83.
Source: HockeyZonePlus
1982-83 $162,200 $450,462
Contract in Canadian currency: $200,000. The highest salary he got as a player in the NHL. He retired as a pro-hockey player after that season.
Source: Serge Savard at 98.5FM Montreal
1983-84 $81,100 $218,221
Contract in Canadian currency: $100,000. As General Manager of the Montreal Canadiens.
Source: Serge Savard at 98.5FM Montreal
1994-95 $209,143 $378,156 406
Contract in Canadian currency: $500,000. Because of the lockout, his NHL salary was prorated for the 48-game season. As General Manager of the Montreal Canadiens.
Source: Serge Savard at 98.5FM Montreal
1995-96 $364,500 $641,068 486 $155,357 74%
Contract in Canadian currency: $500,000. Salary based on documentes 1994-95 salary. As General Manager of the Montreal Canadiens. He was fired a few games within the season.
Source: HockeyZonePlus
Career Total: US$1,497,905
(In today's dollars: US$4,306,042)

NHL Rank: 2878
(In today's dollars: 2017)

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