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Andrei Kostitsyn Montreal Canadiens 2010-2011 NHL statistics


During the 2010/2011 NHL season, Andrei Kostitsyn played left winger for the Montreal Canadiens, wearing number 46. He reportedly earned $3,250,000 for his time on the ice. The total team salary for the Montreal Canadiens was reportedly $63,245,833, so his salary was about 5.1% of the team's total reported payroll. The median salary for a player on the Montreal Canadiens was $1,425,000, while the average salary was $2,432,532. During the 81 games that he played that season, he scored 20 goals and had 25 assists - a total of 45 points. Dividing his reported salary by the number of games played, we find he earned $40,123.46 per game. Andrei Kostitsyn had a plus/minus of 3, 36 PIM (penalties in minutes), 5 PP (power play goals), 0 SH (short-handed goals), 6 GWG (game winning goals), and took 196 shots. He had a shooting percentage in the 2010/2011 season of 10.20%. If we want to evaluate his performance strictly on offense, we can divide his salary by the number of goals scored, as well as by the number of points (goals plus assists). His salary per goal scored was $162,500 and his salary per point was $72,222.

What about taxes? The hockey season is split between two calendar years, however, with a annual U.S.-based salary of $3,250,000 he can expect to pay around $1,112,784 in federal income taxes. That is about the same dollar amount of tax as the tax paid by 137 median high school teachers, 156 median police officers, or 221 median fire fighters. After paying the IRS, he would have $2,137,216 left over, although he still may have to pay city or state tax.


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