Playing center and wearing number 63, Mike Ribeiro played for the Dallas Stars during the 2010/2011 NHL season. He reportedly had a salary of $5,000,000. The total team salary for the Dallas Stars was reportedly $47,310,000, so his salary represented 10.6% of that total team payroll. The average salary for a player on the Dallas Stars was $1,971,250. The median salary was $1,250,000. He played a total of 82 games that season, with 19 goals and 52 assists - a total of 71 points. Dividing his reported salary by the number of games played, we find he earned $60,975.61 per game. Mike Ribeiro had a plus/minus of -4, 28 PIM (penalties in minutes), 7 PP (power play goals), 0 SH (short-handed goals), 4 GWG (game winning goals), and took 161 shots. He had a shooting percentage in the 2010/2011 season of 11.80%. We can divide his salary by the number of goals scored, as well as by the number of points (goals plus assists), if we want to try to evaluate his performance strictly on offense. His salary per goal scored was $263,158 and his salary per point was $70,423.
What about taxes? The hockey season is split between two calendar years, however, with a annual U.S.-based salary of $5,000,000 he can expect to pay around $1,725,284 in federal income taxes. That is about the same dollar amount of tax as the tax paid by 212 median high school teachers, 241 median police officers, or 342 median fire fighters. After paying the IRS, he would have $3,274,716 left over, although he still may have to pay city or state tax.