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Hockey Fortune: $1,075,000

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Jacques Richard’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $1,075,000 (US $6,273,048 in today's dollars), ranking #3499 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: October 7, 1952
Country of birth: Canada
Position: LW
NHL Draft:
Salary History - Jacques Richard
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Earnings
(US$)
In today's
US$
Rank
1972-73 $150,000 $1,092,898
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. (According to La Presse, it was $150,000 per year for three seasons. According to another edition of La Presse, his salary was $125,000.)
Source(s): Montreal Matin / La Presse
1973-74 $150,000 $1,029,392
Source(s): Montreal Matin / La Presse
1974-75 $150,000 $926,891
Source(s): The Sporting News
1975-76 $150,000 $849,220
Source(s): The Sporting News
1976-77 $150,000 $803,110
Source(s): The Sporting News
1977-78 $150,000 $754,083
Estimated minimum salary based on documented salary for 1976-77 and 1978-79.
Source(s): HockeyZonePlus
1978-79 $175,000 $817,454
Source(s): La Presse
Career Total: US $1,075,000
(In today's dollars: US $6,273,048)

NHL Rank: 3499
(In today's dollars: 1985)