Valeri Bure Net Worth 2019, Bio, Wiki, Height, Weight, Awards
Valeri Bure Net Worth – Valeri Bure is a former Rusian-American ice player who played for a decade in NHL with several clubs like Montreal Canadiens, Calgary Flames, Florida Panthers, St. Louis Blues, and Dallas Stars.
He was picked 33rd overall in the 1992 NHL draft by Canadiens where he played for 4 seasons. Bure played his final season with Dallas Stars in 2003 and took retirement following the surgeries of his injury.
Valeri Bure was born as Valeri Vladimirovich Bure on June 13, 1974, in Moscow Russia. He was born to parents: father Vladimir Bure and mother Tatiana Bure.
He has a brother Pavel Bure and a half-sister from his father’s side Katya Bure. Bure was brought to America in 1991 when he was very young with his father and brother Pavel who is also an Ice-hockey player.
The main reason to move to North America when Pavel joined the Vancouver Canucks, National Hockey League (NHL). His mother joined them in Los Angeles, America two months later.
The duo brothers were guided on hockey and physical conditioning from their father Vladimir but they separated from their father when he got attached to another woman.
Valeri played 3 games in Soviet Championship League with HC CSKA Moscow as a junior before leaving Russia.
Upon his arrival in the US, he was promptly selected by Spokane Chiefs of the Western Hockey League (WHL) a year before Canadian Hockey League and had himself an import draft.
He became the first Russian player in the League’s history.
He moved to Montreal Canadiens in 1994 as a professional.
He spent his first season 1994/95 with Montreal’s American Hockey league (AHL) affiliate: the Fredericton Canadiens. He stayed 3 more years with the Montreal Canadiens playing in the NHL till 1997/98.
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Valeri has achieved different achievements in his career. He has represented Russia in the Men’s Hockey Team in the National and International games.
Bure also played the winter Olympics and received a silver medal in Nagano in 1998. Later he also appeared in the event after four years and won a Silver medal while playing in Salt Lake City.
Moreover, he also won a Bronze medal while playing the World Junior Championships in the Czech Republic in 1994.
Іn hіѕ еntіrе саrееr, hе hаѕ rесеіvеd dіffеrеnt асhіеvеmеntѕ іnсludеѕ WНL Wеѕt Fіrѕt Аll-Ѕtаr Теаm іn 1992, WНL Wеѕt Ѕесоnd Аll-Ѕtаr Теаm іn 1993, Wоrld Јunіоr Аll-Ѕtаr Теаm іn 1994 аnd аlѕо рlауеd numеrоuѕ ѕеѕѕіоnѕ оf NНL Аll-Ѕtаr Gаmе.
As of 2019, Bure has an estimated net worth of around $10 million. According to the source, he pocketed over $22.5 million in salary.
Moreover, his top-earning season was 2003-2004 when the Florida Panthers paid him $3.1 million.