Cole Sillinger

Columbus Blue Jackets logo
Age 20 May 16, 2003
Center shoots left
6'2" 188 cm
203 lbs 92 kg
ELC Signing Age 18
Waivers Signing Age 18
UFA Year 2028
Agent Craig Oster
Draft Year 2021
Drafted Overall 12
Draft Round 1
Draft Team Columbus Blue Jackets logo

Transaction History
Mar 2, 2024 Columbus Blue Jackets | Cole Sillinger | Sillinger scored a goal on four shots in Saturday's 5-2 win over the Chicago Blackhawks.
Feb 28, 2024 Columbus Blue Jackets | Cole Sillinger | Sillinger scored a goal on four shots, blocked three shots and added three hits in Wednesday's 4-1 loss to the New York Rangers.
Jan 25, 2024 Columbus Blue Jackets | Cole Sillinger | Sillinger recorded an assist and blocked two shots in Thursday's 5-2 win over the Calgary Flames.
Jan 19, 2024 Columbus Blue Jackets | Cole Sillinger | Sillinger provided a goal in a 4-1 loss to New Jersey on Friday.
Jan 7, 2024 Columbus Blue Jackets | Cole Sillinger | Sillinger scored three goals, one on the power play, in Saturday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Minnesota Wild.
Dec 20, 2023 Columbus Blue Jackets | Cole Sillinger | Sillinger scored a goal and added an assist in Tuesday's 9-4 rout of the Buffalo Sabres.
Dec 10, 2023 Columbus Blue Jackets | Cole Sillinger | Sillinger (upper body) was activated from injured reserve Sunday.
Dec 6, 2023 Columbus Blue Jackets | Cole Sillinger | Sillinger (upper body) was placed on the injured reserve list Wednesday.
Dec 5, 2023 Columbus Blue Jackets | Cole Sillinger | Sillinger (upper body) won't play Tuesday versus the Los Angeles Kings, Jeff Svoboda of the Columbus Blue Jackets' official site reports.
Dec 3, 2023 Columbus Blue Jackets | Cole Sillinger | Sillinger (upper body) is not expected to play Sunday against the Boston Bruins, according to Jeff Svoboda of the Columbus Blue Jackets' official site.
Dec 1, 2023 Columbus Blue Jackets | Cole Sillinger | Sillinger (lower body) will not suit up Friday against the Ottawa Senators, Jeff Svoboda of the Columbus Blue Jackets' official site reports.
Dec 1, 2023 Columbus Blue Jackets | Cole Sillinger | Sillinger suffered a lower-body injury Wednesday versus Montreal and is considered day-to-day, Jeff Svoboda of the Columbus Blue Jackets' official site reports.
Nov 30, 2023 Columbus Blue Jackets | Cole Sillinger | Per Jeff Svoboda of the Columbus Blue Jackets' official site, Sillinger (undisclosed) is not at practice Thursday.
Nov 23, 2023 Columbus Blue Jackets | Cole Sillinger | Sillinger scored what proved to be the game-winning goal and added an assist in Wednesday's 7-3 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks.
Oct 30, 2023 Columbus Blue Jackets | Cole Sillinger | Sillinger posted an assist in Monday's 5-3 road loss against the Dallas Stars.
Sep 30, 2023 Columbus Blue Jackets | Cole Sillinger | Sillinger could begin the season back with AHL Cleveland due to the Columbus Blue Jackets' roster crunch, Brian Hedger of The Columbus Dispatch reports.
Mar 23, 2023 Columbus Blue Jackets | Cole Sillinger | Sillinger was reassigned to AHL Cleveland on Thursday.
Mar 17, 2023 Columbus Blue Jackets | Cole Sillinger | Sillinger scored a power-play goal in Columbus' 7-4 loss to Anaheim on Friday.
Mar 3, 2023 Columbus Blue Jackets | Cole Sillinger | As expected, Sillinger was recalled from AHL Cleveland on Friday. Mark Scheig of The Hockey Writers reports.
Mar 3, 2023 Columbus Blue Jackets | Cole Sillinger | Sillinger was sent to AHL Cleveland on Friday, Aaron Portzline of The Athletic reports.
Feb 25, 2023 Columbus Blue Jackets | Cole Sillinger | Sillinger (illness) will be back in the lineup versus Edmonton on Saturday, Brian Hedger of The Columbus Dispatch reports.
Feb 24, 2023 Columbus Blue Jackets | Cole Sillinger | Sillinger (illness) was at practice Friday, Jeff Svoboda of the Columbus Blue Jackets' official site reports.
Feb 23, 2023 Columbus Blue Jackets | Cole Sillinger | Sillinger won't play Thursday versus Minnesota because of an illness.
Jan 18, 2023 Columbus Blue Jackets | Cole Sillinger | Sillinger recorded four hits and three shots on goal during Tuesday's loss to the Nashville Predators.
Dec 27, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Cole Sillinger | Sillinger (upper body) was activated from injured reserve Tuesday, per the NHL media site.
Dec 22, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Cole Sillinger | Sillinger (upper body) was placed on injured reserve Thursday.
Dec 20, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Cole Sillinger | Sillinger (upper body) is not expected to play Tuesday against the Philadelphia Flyers, Jeff Svoboda of the Columbus Blue Jackets' official site reports.
Dec 19, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Cole Sillinger | Sillinger (undisclosed) won't play Monday against the Dallas Stars, Blue Jackets team reporter Jeff Svoboda reports.
Dec 15, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Cole Sillinger | Sillinger supplied an assist in Thursday's 4-1 loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning.
Nov 17, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Cole Sillinger | Sillinger scored a goal in Thursday's 6-4 win against the Montreal Canadiens.
Oct 24, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Cole Sillinger | Sillinger has yet to record a point through the first seven games of the season.
Oct 2, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Cole Sillinger | Sillinger (upper body) will make his preseason debut Monday against the Carolina Hurricanes, Aaron Portzline of The Athletic reports.
Oct 1, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Cole Sillinger | Sillinger (upper body) practiced with Columbus' second group Saturday, per Brian Hedger of The Columbus Dispatch.
Sep 29, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Cole Sillinger | Sillinger (upper body) will play Thursday versus the St. Louis Blues, Blue Jackets team reporter Jeff Svoboda reports.
Sep 28, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Cole Sillinger | Sillinger (upper body) practiced in a non-contact jersey Wednesday, Aaron Portzline of The Athletic reports.
Sep 23, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Cole Sillinger | Sillinger is day-to-day after suffering an upper-body injury in practice Thursday, according to Brian Hedger of the Columbus Dispatch.
Sep 22, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Cole Sillinger | Sillinger (undisclosed) left the Columbus Blue Jackets' first practice session early Thursday and did not return, Aaron Portzline of The Athletic reports.
Apr 23, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Cole Sillinger | Sillinger supplied a power-play assist in Friday's 2-1 shootout loss to the Ottawa Senators.
Apr 17, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Cole Sillinger | Sillinger scored a goal on two shots, added two hits and went minus-4 in Sunday's 6-4 loss to the Anaheim Ducks.
Apr 14, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Cole Sillinger | Sillinger scored a goal and an assist in Wednesday's 5-1 win over the Montreal Canadiens.
Feb 17, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Cole Sillinger | Sillinger registered an assist and two hits in Thursday's 7-4 win over the Chicago Blackhawks.
Jan 30, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Cole Sillinger | Sillinger scored a goal on three shots, dished an assist and went plus-2 in Sunday's 6-3 win over the Montreal Canadiens.
Jan 23, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Cole Sillinger | Sillinger will clear COVID-19 protocols and play Sunday versus Ottawa, Blue Jackets team reporter Jeff Svoboda reports.
Jan 15, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Cole Sillinger | Sillinger entered the NHL's COVID-19 protocols Saturday, per Blue Jackets team reporter Jeff Svoboda.
Jan 6, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Cole Sillinger | Sillinger (lower body) is on the ice for warmups and is expected to play Thursday against the New Jersey Devils, Mike Morreale of NHL.com reports.
Jan 6, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Cole Sillinger | Sillinger (lower body) will be a game-time decision for Thursday's matchup with New Jersey, Mark Scheig of The Hockey Writers reports.
Jan 5, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Cole Sillinger | Sillinger was missing from Wednesday's practice session after suffering an undisclosed injury against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Tuesday, Blue Jackets team reporter Jeff Svoboda reports.
Dec 16, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Cole Sillinger | Sillinger produced an assist and three shots on goal in Thursday's 5-2 loss to the Edmonton Oilers.
Nov 29, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Cole Sillinger | Sillinger isn't expected to suit up for Team Canada at the World Junior Championships, Aaron Portzline of The Athletic reports.
Nov 26, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Cole Sillinger | Sillinger logged an assist and three shots on goal in Friday's 4-2 win over the Vancouver Canucks.
Nov 15, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Cole Sillinger | Sillinger produced an assist and five shots on goal in Monday's 5-3 win over the Detroit Red Wings.
Nov 6, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Cole Sillinger | Sillinger scored a goal on five shots in a 4-2 win over the Colorado Avalanche on Saturday. He also chipped in with three hits.
Nov 3, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Cole Sillinger | Sillinger scored twice on five shots and dished an assist in Wednesday's 5-4 overtime win over the Colorado Avalanche.
Oct 21, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Cole Sillinger | Sillinger tallied his first career goal and racked up six shots in a 3-2 overtime win over the New York Islanders on Thursday.
Oct 6, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Cole Sillinger | Sillinger has been very impressive in training camp and the preseason and could already have won a spot on the Columbus Blue Jackets' roster to begin the regular season, Aaron Portzline of The Athletic reports.
Aug 18, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Cole Sillinger | Sillinger signed a three-year, entry-level contract with the Columbus Blue Jackets on Wednesday.
Jul 23, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Cole Sillinger | Sillinger was drafted 11th overall by the Columbus Blue Jackets at the 2021 NHL Draft on Friday.
2023-2024 Regular Season Stats

Cole Sillinger
GP G A P +/- PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60
Columbus Blue Jackets Columbus Blue Jackets logo 55 11 12 23 -2 34 651 49.00 45.90 -2.40 47.50 -0.40 0.83 1.94
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Career Stats
Season Team League GP G A TP PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60 Playoffs GP G A TP PIM
2011-2012 Saskatchewan Jr. Pats Brick Invitational 6 0 2 2 0
2012-2013 Saskatchewan Jr. Pats Brick Invitational 6 3 3 6 2
2014-2015 Pro Hockey Selects U12 WSI U12 9 10 7 17 4
2015-2016 Regina Pat Blues U15 AA SAAHL U15 1 0 0 0 0
2015-2016 Pro Hockey Selects U13 WSI U13 9 12 5 17 6
2016-2017 Regina Aces U15 AA SAAHL U15 30 43 34 77 34 Playoffs 2 3 2 5 0
2016-2017 Regina Rangers U18 AA SSMHL U18 4 1 2 3 0
2017-2018 Okanagan HA U15 Prep CSSHL U15 30 46 37 83 36 Playoffs 3 4 3 7 0
2017-2018 Okanagan HA White U18 Prep CSSHL U18 3 1 1 2 0
2017-2018 Okanagan HA U15 Prep John Reid Bantam 5 4 1 5 2 Playoffs 3 4 3 7 0
2017-2018 Western Canada Selects U15 WSI U15 8 5 11 16 6
2018-2019 Regina Pat Canadians U18 AAA SMAAAHL 39 31 45 76 44 Playoffs 8 4 7 11 0
2018-2019 Medicine Hat Tigers WHL 4 0 2 2 0 Playoffs 6 1 0 1 0
2018-2019 Team Saskatchewan CWG 6 4 6 10 8
2018-2019 Regina Pat Canadians U18 AAA Macs Tournament 4 3 3 6 6 Playoffs 8 4 7 11 0
2019-2020 Medicine Hat Tigers WHL 48 22 31 53 22
2019-2020 Canada White U17 WHC-17 6 5 0 5 2
Draft Yr 2020-2021 Sioux Falls Stampede USHL 31 24 22 46 39
2021-2022 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 79 16 15 31 37 946 39.10 44.50 -0.50 47.80 -0.30 0.89 1.52
2021-2022 Canada WC 10 3 0 3 8
2022-2023 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 64 3 8 11 22 734 32.30 45.20 -0.40 44.30 -1.80 0.08 0.57
2022-2023 Cleveland Monsters AHL 11 2 4 6 12
2023-2024 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 55 11 12 23 34 651 49.00 45.90 -2.40 47.50 -0.40 0.83 1.94
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Active Contract

Signing Team Columbus Blue Jackets logo
Signing Date August 18, 2021
Agent Craig Oster
Qualifying Offer on Expiry $874,125
Entry Level Contract | 3 Years $2,775,000 1.11% of cap space
2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024
Cap Hit $925,000 $925,000 $925,000
RFA
AAV $1,633,333 $1,633,333 $1,633,333
Performance Bonuses $425,000 $850,000 $850,000
Base Salary $832,500 $832,500 $832,500
Signing Bonuses $92,500 $92,500 $92,500
Total Salary $925,000 $925,000 $925,000
Minors Salary $80,000 $80,000 $80,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Buy It Out

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