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Hockey Fortune: $723,875

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Daniel Geoffrion’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $723,875 (US $2,784,955 in today's dollars), ranking #4068 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: January 24, 1958
Country of birth: Canada
Position: RW
NHL Draft:
Salary History - Daniel Geoffrion
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Earnings
(US$)
In today's
US$
Rank
1978-79 $192,940 $901,254
Amount in Canadian currency: $220,000.
After being the 8th pick overall in the NHL draft, signed a five-year contract with the Quebec Nordiques, in the WHA, worth CAN$800,000 overall, including a CAN$ 75,000 signing bonus. Earned his $145,000 salary plus his signing bonus. (According to another edition of La Presse, it was for a yearly salary of $100,000.)
Source(s): La Presse / Book: Les Nordiques
1979-80 $123,830 $519,854
Amount in Canadian currency: $145,000.
(Earned $60,000 according to The Sporting News.)
Source(s): La Presse
1980-81 $123,975 $458,381
Amount in Canadian currency: $145,000.
Source(s): La Presse
1981-82 $120,930 $405,272
Amount in Canadian currency: $145,000.
Source(s): La Presse
1982-83 $40,550 $128,037
Amount in Canadian currency: $50,000.
Prior to the season, agreed with the Winnipeg Jets organization to restructure his contract for $50,000 for the 1982-83 season in the AHL and $50,000 in 1983-84, regardless if he was playing or not. Retired as a pro-hockey player after the season.
Source(s): La Presse
1983-84 $121,650 $372,156
Amount in Canadian currency: $150,000.
On March 14, 1983, signed a four-year contract as payer-coach of the Snow Brand Yukijirushi Sapporo in the Japanese Ice Hockey Federation for C$ 100,000 per season. Earned his $100,000 salary plus his payment from the Winnipeg Jets per the 1982-83 agreement.
Source(s): La Presse / The Society for International Hockey Research
1984-85 $0 $0
Amount in Canadian currency: $0.
He only stayed one year in Japan, despite a four-year contract signed prior to the 1983-84 season. It is assumed that he decided to quit and leave the money on the table.
Source(s): ESPN
1985-86 $0 $0
Amount in Canadian currency: $0.
He only stayed one year in Japan, despite a four-year contract signed prior to the 1983-84 season. It is assumed that he decided to quit and leave the money on the table.
Source(s): ESPN
1986-87 $0 $0
Amount in Canadian currency: $0.
He only stayed one year in Japan, despite a four-year contract signed prior to the 1983-84 season. It is assumed that he decided to quit and leave the money on the table.
Source(s): ESPN
Career Total: US $723,875
(In today's dollars: US $2,784,955)

NHL Rank: 4068
(In today's dollars: 2978)