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NHL Fortune: $38,879

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Jean-Gaston Douville’s net worth / career earnings / salary history. He made US$38,879 (US$130,741 in today's dollars), ranking #5242 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: January 29, 1959

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
(US$)
In today's
US$
NHL
Rank
+/-
(US$)
+/-
(%)
1979-80 $20,496 $73,043
Contract in Canadian currency: $24,000. As a rookie, signed a one-year, two-way, contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs for CAN$45,000 in the NHL and CAN$14,000 in the minors. Included a CAN$10,000 signing bonus. Never played in the NHL in career so earned CAN$24,000 including his signing bonus.
Source: Copy of contract
1980-81 $18,383 $57,697
Contract in Canadian currency: $21,500. Signed a one-year, two-way, contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs for CAN$50,000 in the NHL and CAN$16,500 in the minors. Included a CAN$5,000 signing bonus, $ 5,000 if he played 40 NHL games, another $ 5,000 if he played 80 NHL games, and $ 1,000 if he scored 20 goals in the NHL. Never played in the NHL in career so earned CAN$21,500 including his signing bonus.
Source: Copy of contract
Career Earnings: US$38,879
(In today's dollars: US$130,741)

NHL Rank: 5242
(In today's dollars: 5240)

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