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Hockey Fortune: $28,441

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Jacques Laperriere’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $28,441 (US $231,926 in today's dollars), ranking #6024 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: November 22, 1941
Country of birth: Canada
Position: D
Salary History - Jacques Laperriere
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Earnings
(US$)
In today's
US$
Rank
1963-64 $9,270 $92,246
Amount in Canadian currency: $10,000.
In September 1963, signed a handwritten contract on Frank Selke letterhead with the Montreal Canadien for CAN$8,000 in the NHL and CAN$7,000 in the minor league. Bonuses included $ 1,000 if he played the whole season in Montreal; $ 1,000 if the team finished 1st in the standings; $ 750 if the team finished second; and $ 1,000 if the team won the 1st round of the playoffs. He played the whole season in Montreal, earning the $ 1,000 bonus and the team finished first, earning another $ 1,000 bonus.
Source(s): Copy of contract
1972-73 $19,171 $139,680
Amount in Canadian currency: $19,000.
Unknown salary but like all players on the roster, got a CAN$19,000 bonus for winning the Stanley Cup with the Montreal Canadiens. According to The Sporting News, was to earn a $15,000 bonus if he made the NHL 1st or 2nd All Star Team, which he didn't.
Source(s): Book: Robinson for Defense
Career Total: US $28,441
(In today's dollars: US $231,926)

NHL Rank: 6024
(In today's dollars: 5840)

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