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NHL Tax Filing Shows Gary Bettman Made $7.5M In '09-10, Up 4%
Published July 26, 2011
The NHL's most recent tax filing shows that Commissioner Gary Bettman's total compensation "increased 4 percent during the 2009-10 season, pushing his salary plus benefits to $7.5 million for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2010," according to Fred Dreier of SPORTSBUSINESS JOURNAL. For '09-10, Bettman's "base salary was $5,787,524, other compensation $826,369, deferred compensation $877,597 and benefits $25,988." The NHL "declined to comment" on Bettman's pay increase. His salary "has doubled since the 2004-05 lockout, when he was paid" $3.7M. The chart below lists compensation for 10 of the league's top executives (SPORTSBUSINESS JOURNAL, 7/25 issue).
|Bill Daly||Deputy Commissioner||
|Colin Campbell||Dir of Hockey Operations||
|David Zimmerman||General Counsel||
|Joseph DeSousa||Exec VP/Finance||
|Donald Koharski||Officiating Manager||
|Robert Shick||Officiating Manager||
|Ed Horne**||Senior Exec VP/Club Business &
NOTES: * = Total compensation includes base compensation, bonuses, other reportable compensation, deferred compensation and non-taxable benefits. ** = No longer works for the league.