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Matthew Lombardi Nashville Predators 2010-2011 NHL statistics
During the 2010/2011 NHL season, Matthew Lombardi played center for the Nashville Predators, wearing number 15. He reportedly had a salary of $3,500,000. The total team salary for the Nashville Predators was reportedly $51,387,500, so his salary was about 6.8% of the team's total reported payroll. The median salary for a player on the Nashville Predators was $1,275,000, while the average salary was $2,141,145. During the 2 games that he played that season, he scored 0 goals and had 0 assists - a total of 0 points. Dividing his reported salary by the number of games played, we find he earned $1,750,000.00 per game. Matthew Lombardi had a plus/minus of -1, 0 PIM (penalties in minutes), 0 PP (power play goals), 0 SH (short-handed goals), 0 GWG (game winning goals), and took 6 shots. He had a shooting percentage in the 2010/2011 season of 0.00%.
What about taxes? The hockey season is split between two calendar years, however, with a annual U.S.-based salary of $3,500,000 he can expect to pay around $1,200,284 in federal income taxes. That is about the same dollar amount of tax as the tax paid by 147 median high school teachers, 168 median police officers, or 238 median fire fighters. After paying the IRS, he would have $2,299,716 left over, although he still may have to pay city or state tax.
Author: Mark McCracken is a corporate trainer and author living in Higashi Osaka, Japan. He is the author of thousands of online articles as well as the Business English textbook, "25 Business Skills in English".