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NHL Fortune: $750,000


Jacques Richard’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $750,000 (US $4,542,582 in today's dollars), ranking #3815 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: October 7, 1952
Country of birth: Canada
Position: LW
NHL Draft:
  • Year: 1972
  • Round #1
  • Overall Pick: 2
  • By: Atlanta Flames

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
In today's
1972-73 $150,000 $1,055,954
During the summer prior to the season, the Quebec Nordiques made an initial offer of $35,000 per season. They later upped the offer to $125,000. On July 7, 1972, as the second NHL draft pick, signed a two-year contract with the Atlanta Flames for $150,000 per season. This was his first pro-hockey season.
Source: Montreal Matin
1973-74 $150,000 $994,595
Source: Montreal Matin
1974-75 $150,000 $895,559
Source: The Sporting News
1975-76 $150,000 $820,513
Source: The Sporting News
1976-77 $150,000 $775,962
Source: The Sporting News
Career Total: US $750,000
(In today's dollars: US $4,542,582)

NHL Rank: 3815
(In today's dollars: 2191)