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Hockey Fortune: $822,935

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Yvon Lambert’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $822,935 (US $3,457,931 in today's dollars), ranking #3862 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: May 20, 1950
Country of birth: Canada
Position: LW
NHL Draft:
Salary History - Yvon Lambert
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Earnings
(US$)
In today's
US$
Rank
1973-74 $45,000 $306,993
Amount in Canadian currency: $45,000.
Source(s): La Presse
1974-75 $45,990 $282,506
Amount in Canadian currency: $45,000.
Source(s): La Presse
1975-76 $44,235 $248,955
Amount in Canadian currency: $45,000.
Estimated minimum salary based on documented salary for 1974-75 and 1977-78.
Source(s): HockeyZonePlus
1976-77 $45,630 $242,863
Amount in Canadian currency: $45,000.
Estimated minimum salary based on documented salary for 1974-75 and 1977-78.
Source(s): HockeyZonePlus
1977-78 $75,200 $375,814
Amount in Canadian currency: $80,000.
Bases salary, not including bonuses, deferred payments and other extras.
Source(s): The Gazette
1978-79 $70,160 $325,793
Amount in Canadian currency: $80,000.
Estimated minimum salary based on documented salary for 1977-78 and 1981-82.
Source(s): HockeyZonePlus
1979-80 $68,320 $285,122
Amount in Canadian currency: $80,000.
Estimated minimum salary based on documented salary for 1977-78 and 1981-82.
Source(s): HockeyZonePlus
1980-81 $68,400 $251,406
Amount in Canadian currency: $80,000.
Estimated minimum salary based on documented salary for 1977-78 and 1981-82.
Source(s): HockeyZonePlus
1981-82 $110,000 $366,465
Signed a three-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, getting an indirect raise with a salary in US currency. (Earned US $125,000 according to La Presse.)
Source(s): Yvon Lambert on La poche bleue podcast
1982-83 $120,000 $376,663
NHL salary while playing in the AHL. (Earned US $125,000 according to La Presse.)
Source(s): Yvon Lambert on La poche bleue podcast
1983-84 $130,000 $395,351
Earned his NHL salary while playing in the AHL with his one-way contract. Retired as a pro=hockey player after the season.
Source(s): Yvon Lambert on Drette su'l'tape and La poche bleue podcasts
Career Total: US $822,935
(In today's dollars: US $3,457,931)

NHL Rank: 3862
(In today's dollars: 2655)