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Hockey Fortune: $615,883

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Andre Savard’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $615,883 (US $3,614,042 in today's dollars), ranking #4191 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: 2-Sep-53
Country of birth: Canada
Position: C
NHL Draft:
Salary History - Andre Savard
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Earnings
(US$)
In today's
US$
Rank
1972-73 $883 $6,395
Amount in Canadian currency: $875 .
Earned $31.24 per week as a junior player.
Source(s): La Presse
1973-74 $175,000 $1,193,863
After being picked 6th overall in the 1973 NHL draft by the Boston Bruins, and 3rd overall in the World Hockey Association by the Quebec Nordiques, he signed with the Bruins for $75,000 per season with a $100,000 signing bonus. He had received an offer from Quebec for CAN$60,000/year with a CAN$200,000 signing bonus but prefered to play in the NHL. (According to The Sporting News, he signed a three-year contract worth $420,000 overall, including salary and signing bonus. According to La Presse, he signed three-year contract with the Boston Bruins for $450,000 overall.)
Source(s): Andre Savard on Drette su'l'tape podcast
1974-75 $75,000 $460,708
Estimated minimum salary based on documented salary for 1973-74 and 1975-76.
Source(s): HockeyZonePlus
1975-76 $135,000 $759,783
Source(s): La Presse
1976-77 $135,000 $718,529
Estimated minimum salary based on documented salary for 1975-76 and 1977-78.
Source(s): HockeyZonePlus
1977-78 $95,000 $474,765
Bases salary, not including bonuses, deferred payments and other extras. (Earned $75,000 according to the Globe and Mail.)
Source(s): The Gazette
Career Total: US $615,883
(In today's dollars: US $3,614,042 )

NHL Rank: 4191
(In today's dollars: 2602)