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Hockey Fortune: $5,982,970

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Pat Burns’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $5,982,970 (US $11,694,763 in today's dollars), ranking #1653 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: April 4, 1952
Country of birth: Canada
Salary History - Pat Burns
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Earnings
(US$)
In today's
US$
Rank
1987-88 $26,390 $70,353
Amount in Canadian currency: $35,000.
In April 1987, signed a three-year contract as coach with the Hull Olympique in the Quebec Junior Hockey League with a provision that he could leave to joing a higher league. Later elected to sign a one-year contract as coach of the Canadiens de Sherbrooke in the American Hockey League for $35,000 for the season.
Source(s): Book: Coach: The Pat Burns Story / La Presse
1988-89 $69,105 $176,999
Amount in Canadian currency: $85,000.
Prior to the season, signed a two-year contract as coach of the Montreal Canadiens for $85,000 per season. (Earned $200,000 according to another edition of La Presse and $90,000 according to a different editions of The Sporting News.)
Source(s): La Presse / The Sporting News
1989-90 $71,825 $175,492 544
Amount in Canadian currency: $85,000.
As coach of the Montreal Canadiens.
Source(s): La Presse
1990-91 $171,400 $397,345 338
Amount in Canadian currency: $200,000.
As coach of the Montreal Canadiens.
Source(s): La Presse
1991-92 $305,550 $679,573 163
Amount in Canadian currency: $350,000.
As coach of the Montreal Canadiens. In December 1991, with a salary of $300,00 for the season, signed a three-year contract extension, starting with 1991-92. with the Montreal Canadiens for CDN 350,000 per year, reportedly making him the highest-paid coach (which were not also GMs) in the NHL. (Earned $300,000 according to La Presse.)
Source(s): La Presse
1992-93 $310,125 $669,447 271
Amount in Canadian currency: $375,000.
On May 28, 1992, resigned as coach of the Montreal Canadiens and signed a four-year contract for $375,000 / $375,000 and $1.7M overall for the last two seasons) as coach of the Toronto Maple Leafs.
Source(s): Book: Coach: The Pat Burns Story / The Hockey News / Book: The Last Good Year
1993-94 $290,625 $609,375 428
Amount in Canadian currency: $375,000.
As coach of the Toronto Maple Leafs
Source(s): Book: Coach: The Pat Burns Story / The Hockey News / Book: The Last Good Year
1994-95 $695,400 $1,421,108 77
Amount in Canadian currency: $950,000.
As coach of the Toronto Maple Leafs. Prior to the season, he renegotiated a $100,000 raise for the last two years of his contract (1994-95 and 1995-96.) Earned his original salary of $850,000 + $100,000.
Source(s): Book: Coach: The Pat Burns Story / The Hockey News / Book: The Last Good Year
1995-96 $692,550 $1,376,647 253
Amount in Canadian currency: $950,000.
As coach of the Toronto Maple Leafs, was earning $850,000 + his $100,000 raise. Was fired after 65 games.
Source(s): Book: Coach: The Pat Burns Story
1996-97 $0 $0 1151
Amount in Canadian currency: $0.
Did not coach
Source(s): HockeyZonePlus
1997-98 $750,000 $1,415,244 308
Signed a four-year contract as coach of the Boston Bruins starting ay $750,000 with raises every seasons up to $950,000 in 2000-01.
Source(s): Book: Coach: The Pat Burns Story / The Hockey News
1998-99 $800,000 $1,486,535 331
As coach of the Boston Bruins. Estimated salary based on his salary in 1997-98 and 1999-2000.
Source(s): HockeyZonePlus
1999-00 $850,000 $1,545,594 337
As coach of the Boston Bruins.
Source(s): The Hockey News, La Presse or Le Droit
2000-01 $950,000 $1,671,051 335
As coach of the Boston Bruins. Was fired after only a few games but had a guaranteed contract until the end of 2000-01.
Source(s): Book: Coach: The Pat Burns Story
Career Total: US $5,982,970
(In today's dollars: US $11,694,763)

NHL Rank: 1653
(In today's dollars: 1401)