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NHL Fortune: $814,487

Description

Claude Boivin’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $814,487 (US $1,751,489 in today's dollars), ranking #3742 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Country of birth: Canada
Position: LW
NHL Draft:
  • Year: 1988
  • Round #1
  • Overall Pick: 14
  • By: Philadelphia Flyers

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
(US$)
In today's
US$
NHL
Rank
1988-89 $150,000 $371,258
According to Boivin, after getting drafted 14th overall at the 1988 draft, he signed a 4-year one-way contract with the Philadelphia Flyers and got a $150,000 signing bonus. It is assumed that he got that bonus in 1988-89. Unclear if the 4-year one-way contract took effect in 1988-89 before he played two more seasons in junior or in 1990-91 when he started his AHL/NHL career.
Source: Claude Boivin on Drette su'l'tape podcast.
1989-90 $0 $0 549
Played in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League.
1990-91 $30,000 $67,205 766
Two-way contract: $110,000 in the NHL and $30,000 in the minor leagues. He played in the AHL, earning a minor league salary.
Source: The Hockey News
1991-92 $89,487 $192,326 587
Played 58 NHL and 20 AHL games. Assuming that he had the same contract as in 1990-91, earned $89,487.
Source: HockeyZonePlus
1992-93 $275,000 $573,635 322
Played exclusively in the NHL. Amount includes salary and any signing bonus paid in 1992-93.
Source: The Hockey News
1993-94 $270,000 $547,065 455
Career Total: US $814,487
(In today's dollars: US $1,751,489)

NHL Rank: 3742
(In today's dollars: 3363)