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Marc-Andre Fleury Pittsburgh Penguins 2008-2009 NHL statistics
Wearing number 29, Marc-Andre Fleury played the position of goaltender while playing for the Pittsburgh Penguins during the 2008/2009 National Hockey League season. He earned a salary, reportedly, of $3,500,000. The total team salary for the Pittsburgh Penguins was reportedly $56,589,460, so his salary was about 6.2% of the team's total reported payroll. The median salary for a player on the Pittsburgh Penguins was $1,300,000. The average salary was $2,176,517. During the 62 games that he played that season, he scored 0 goals and had 1 assist - a total of 1 points. If we divide his reported salary by the number of games played, we find he earned $56,451.61 per game played. Marc-Andre Fleury had a plus/minus of 0, 8 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 2008/2009 season of 0.00%. His goaltending statistics include 3641 min, 2.67 GAA (goals against average), 91.20% save percent, and a record of 35-18-, including 4 shutouts.
But then, there are taxes. Each hockey season is played during two calendar years, however, given an annual salary in the U.S. of $3,500,000 we can estimate that he would have to pay $1,200,689 in federal income taxes. That is about the same 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 $2,299,311 left over. However, he may still have to use some of that money to pay state or city taxes as well.