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Tomas Kopecky Chicago Blackhawks 2010-2011 NHL statistics


During the 2010/2011 NHL season, Tomas Kopecky played right winger for the Chicago Blackhawks, wearing number 82. He earned a salary, reportedly, of $1,200,000. The total team salary for the Chicago Blackhawks was reportedly $62,502,857, so his salary was about 1.9% of the team's total reported payroll. Comparing his salary to the other players on his team, reportedly, the average salary for a player on the Chicago Blackhawks was $2,604,285, while the median salary was $1,125,000. During the 81 games that he played that season, he scored 15 goals and had 27 assists - a total of 42 points. To find out how much he earned per game played, we can divide his reported salary by the number of games played. He earned $14,814.81 per game. Tomas Kopecky had a plus/minus of -13, 60 PIM (penalties in minutes), 3 PP (power play goals), 0 SH (short-handed goals), 2 GWG (game winning goals), and took 178 shots. He had a shooting percentage in the 2010/2011 season of 8.40%. 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 $80,000 and his salary per point was $28,571.

Don't forget about taxes. Although each NHL season is composed of months two separate calendar years, having a salary in the United States of $1,200,000 we can estimate that he would have to hand over $395,284 in federal income taxes. For comparison, that is about the same amount of tax as the tax paid by 49 median high school teachers, 55 median police officers, or 78 median fire fighters. After paying the federal government, he would have $804,716 left over. However, he may still need to use some of that money to pay state or city taxes as well.


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