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NHL Fortune: $35,660


Pierre Bouchard’s net worth / career earnings / salary history. He made US$35,660 (US$198,015 in today's dollars), ranking #5249 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Country of birth: Canada
Position: D
NHL Draft:
  • Year: 1965
  • Round #1
  • Overall Pick: 5
  • By: Montreal Canadiens

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
In today's
1968-69 $5,000 $37,185
His first pro-hockey season, in the AHL.
Source: Pierre Bouchard on the podcast La pocje bleue.
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
1974-75 $30,660 $160,830
Contract in Canadian currency: $30,000.
Source: La Presse
Career Earnings: US$35,660
(In today's dollars: US$198,015)

NHL Rank: 5249
(In today's dollars: 5152)

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