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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 $3,478,480 in today's dollars), ranking #3885 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 $308,818
Amount in Canadian currency: $45,000.
Source(s): La Presse
1974-75 $45,990 $284,185
Amount in Canadian currency: $45,000.
Source(s): La Presse
1975-76 $44,235 $250,435
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 $244,306
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 $378,047
Amount in Canadian currency: $80,000.
Bases salary, not including bonuses, deferred payments and other extras.
Source(s): The Gazette
1978-79 $70,160 $327,729
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 $286,816
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 $252,900
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 $368,643
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 $378,902
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 $397,701
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 $3,478,480)

NHL Rank: 3885
(In today's dollars: 2659)