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NHL Fortune: $294,490

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Yvon Lambert’s net worth / career earnings / salary history. He made US$294,490 (US$795,651 in today's dollars), ranking #4314 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: May 20, 1950
Country of birth: Canada
Position: LW
NHL Draft:
  • Year: 1970
  • Round #3
  • Overall Pick: 40
  • By: Detroit Red Wings

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
(US$)
In today's
US$
NHL
Rank
+/-
(US$)
+/-
(%)
1981-82 $91,740 $260,993
Contract in Canadian currency: $110,000. Signed a 3-year, one-way, contract with the Montreal Canadiens, prior to the season but before the arrival of a new coach, for CAN$110,000, CAN$120,000 and CAN$130,000. Was subsequently put on waiver and joined the Buffalo Sabres in October.
Source: Yvon Lambert on La poche bleue podcast
1982-83 $97,320 $260,858
Contract in Canadian currency: $120,000. NHL salary while playing in the AHL.
Source: Yvon Lambert on La poche bleue podcast
1983-84 $105,430 $273,800
Contract in Canadian currency: $130,000. NHL salary while playing in the AHL. Last season in hockey career. Highest salary in career.
Source: Yvon Lambert on Drette su'l'tape and La poche bleue podcasts
Career Earnings: US$294,490
(In today's dollars: US$795,651)

NHL Rank: 4314
(In today's dollars: 3669)

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