Wearing number 63, Mike Ribeiro played the position of center while playing for the Dallas Stars during the 2009/2010 National Hockey League season. His salary for the season was reportedly $5,000,000. The total team salary for the Dallas Stars was reportedly $45,545,000, so his salary was about 11.0% of the team's total reported payroll. The median salary for a player on the Dallas Stars was $1,075,000, while the average salary was $1,897,708. During the 66 games that he played that season, he scored 19 goals and had 34 assists - a total of 53 points. Dividing his reported salary by the number of games played, we find he earned $75,757.58 per game. Mike Ribeiro had a plus/minus of -5, 38 PIM (penalties in minutes), 8 PP (power play goals), 2 SH (short-handed goals), 0 GWG (game winning goals), and took 155 shots. He had a shooting percentage in the 2009/2010 season of 12.30%. 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 $263,158 and his salary per point was $94,340.
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 $1,725,649 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 $3,274,351 left over, although he still may have to pay city or state tax.