Ilya Bryzgalov wore number 30 while playing goaltender for the Phoenix Coyotes in the 2009/2010 NHL season. He reportedly had a salary of $4,250,000. The total team salary for the Phoenix Coyotes was reportedly $49,025,000, so his salary represented 8.7% of that total team payroll. That season, the average salary for a player on the Phoenix Coyotes was $1,885,576, while the median salary was $1,125,000. He played a total of 69 games that season, with 0 goals and 1 assist - a total of 1 point. To find out how much he earned per game played, we can divide his reported salary by the number of games played. He earned $61,594.20 per game. Ilya Bryzgalov had a plus/minus of 0, 4 PIM (penalties in minutes), 0 PP (power play goals), 0 SH (short-handed goals), 0 GWG (game winning goals), and took 0 shots. He had a shooting percentage in the 2009/2010 season of 0.00%. His goaltending statistics include 4084 min, 1961 SA (shots against), 156 GA (goals against), 2.29 GAA (goals against average), 92.00% save percent, and a record of 42-20-6, including 8 shutouts. We can divide his salary by the number of shots against, if we want to try to evaluate his performance strictly as a goaltender. His salary per shot against was $2,167.
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 $4,250,000 we can estimate that he would have to hand over $1,463,149 in federal income taxes. For comparison, that is about the same amount of tax as the tax paid by 180 median high school teachers, 204 median police officers, or 290 median fire fighters. After paying the federal government, he would have $2,786,851 left over. However, he may still need to use some of that money to pay state or city taxes as well.