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Hockey Fortune: $852,482

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Rejean Houle’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $852,482 (US $4,872,295 in today's dollars), ranking #3836 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: October 25, 1949
Country of birth: Canada
Position: LW
NHL Draft:
Salary History - Rejean Houle
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Earnings
(US$)
In today's
US$
Rank
1971-72 $14,850 $111,751
Amount in Canadian currency: $15,000.
With an unknown salary, received a signing bonus of $15,000.
Source(s): La Presse
1972-73 $48,432 $352,875
Amount in Canadian currency: $48,000.
Earned a base salary of $C 29,000 plus, like all players on the roster, got a C $19,000 bonus for winning the Stanley Cup with the Montreal Canadiens.
Source(s): Book: Robinson for Defense / La Presse
1973-74 $140,000 $960,766
Amount in Canadian currency: $140,000.
Prior to the season, signed a three-year contract with the Quebec Nordiques, of the World Hockey Association, for CAN$ 140,000 per season - $110,000 in salary and $30,000 in yearly bonuses. (According to La Presse and the book The Greatest Season, signed a three-year contract for $100,000 per season)
Source(s): Book: Les Nordiques / The Sporting News
1974-75 $143,080 $884,131
Amount in Canadian currency: $140,000.
With the Quebec Nordiques in the World Hockey Association.
Source(s): Book: Les Nordiques / The Sporting News
1975-76 $137,620 $779,131
Amount in Canadian currency: $140,000.
With the Quebec Nordiques in the World Hockey Association.
Source(s): Book: Les Nordiques / The Sporting News / La Presse
1976-77 $101,400 $542,902
Amount in Canadian currency: $100,000.
On June 15, 1976, signed a three-year plus one option year contract with the Montreal Canadiens for $100,000 per season.
Source(s): La Presse
1977-78 $94,000 $472,559
Amount in Canadian currency: $100,000.
(According to The Gazette, earned $97,500 in bases salary, not including bonuses, deferred payments and other extras.)
Source(s): La Presse
1978-79 $87,700 $409,661
Amount in Canadian currency: $100,000.
Source(s): La Presse
1979-80 $85,400 $358,520
Amount in Canadian currency: $100,000.
Source(s): La Presse
Career Total: US $852,482
(In today's dollars: US $4,872,295)

NHL Rank: 3836
(In today's dollars: 2255)