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12-01-2012, 03:31 AM
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Originally Posted by waffledave View Post
750k went to taxes.

Probably paid 400k+ up front for the house.

10% to the agent, another 150k.

Probably set his family up nicely, another 150k.

Doesn't exactly last very long.
I'm pretty sure he's not paying 50% in taxes even in Quebec. I believe NHL players get taxed on where they play, so he's only paying Quebec tax (which isn't 50%, though it's close) on home games. Those guys must REALLY love those Florida road trips....

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