Damon Severson

Columbus Blue Jackets logo
Age 29 Aug 7, 1994
Melville Canada
Defense shoots right
6'2" 188 cm
205 lbs 93 kg
ELC Signing Age 18
Waivers Signing Age 18
UFA Year 2021
Agent Jason Davidson
Draft Year 2012
Drafted Overall 60
Draft Round 2
Draft Team New Jersey Devils logo

Transaction History
Jan 28, 2024 Columbus Blue Jackets | Damon Severson | Severson notched an assist and two shots on goal in Sunday's 4-2 loss to the Seattle Kraken.
Jan 27, 2024 Columbus Blue Jackets | Damon Severson | Severson logged a shorthanded assist, two shots on goal, two hits, two PIM and a plus-2 rating in Saturday's 5-4 overtime loss to the Vancouver Canucks.
Jan 25, 2024 Columbus Blue Jackets | Damon Severson | Severson scored a goal on two shots, dished a power-play assist and added two PIM in Thursday's 5-2 win over the Calgary Flames.
Dec 30, 2023 Columbus Blue Jackets | Damon Severson | Severson notched two assists in Friday's 6-5 overtime win over the Toronto Maple Leafs.
Dec 23, 2023 Columbus Blue Jackets | Damon Severson | Severson (oblique) will be activated from injured reserve ahead of his return to the lineup Saturday versus Toronto, Jeff Svoboda of the Columbus Blue Jackets' official site reports.
Dec 20, 2023 Columbus Blue Jackets | Damon Severson | Severson (oblique) is expected to play in one of the Columbus Blue Jackets' next two matches, Jeff Svoboda of the Columbus Blue Jackets' official site reports Wednesday.
Nov 30, 2023 Columbus Blue Jackets | Damon Severson | Severson (oblique) was put on injured reserve Thursday.
Nov 21, 2023 Columbus Blue Jackets | Damon Severson | Severson is expected to be out of action for approximately six weeks due to an oblique injury.
Nov 19, 2023 Columbus Blue Jackets | Damon Severson | Severson (upper body) will not return to Sunday's game against the Philadelphia Flyers.
Nov 17, 2023 Columbus Blue Jackets | Damon Severson | Severson scored two goals on three shots in Thursday's 3-2 loss to Arizona.
Oct 30, 2023 Columbus Blue Jackets | Damon Severson | Severson scored his first goal of the season in Monday's 5-3 road loss against the Dallas Stars.
Oct 22, 2023 Columbus Blue Jackets | Damon Severson | Severson put up two assists in a 5-4 overtime win over the Minnesota Wild on Saturday.
Oct 17, 2023 Columbus Blue Jackets | Damon Severson | Severson didn't see a shift in the third period of Monday's 4-0 loss to the Detroit Red Wings, Aaron Portzline of The Athletic reports.
Oct 3, 2023 Columbus Blue Jackets | Damon Severson | Severson collected two assists in Monday's 5-3 preseason win over the St. Louis Blues.
Jun 9, 2023 Columbus Blue Jackets | Damon Severson | Severson agreed Friday with the New Jersey Devils on an eight-year, $50-million contract and was subsequently traded to the Columbus Blue Jackets in exchange for a third-round pick in the 2023 NHL Entry Draft, Chris Johnston of TSN reports.
Jun 8, 2023 TRADE ANALYSIS
The Columbus Blue Jackets acquired Damon Severson from the New Jersey Devils for 2023 3rd Round Pick
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Mar 25, 2023 New Jersey Devils | Damon Severson | Severson registered an assist in Friday's 5-4 loss to the Buffalo Sabres.
Mar 5, 2023 New Jersey Devils | Damon Severson | Severson scored a power-play goal on two shots, added an assist and blocked two shots in Sunday's 5-4 overtime win over the Arizona Coyotes.
Feb 7, 2023 New Jersey Devils | Damon Severson | Severson registered an assist and three blocked shots in Monday's 5-4 overtime win over the Vancouver Canucks.
Jan 27, 2023 New Jersey Devils | Damon Severson | Severson produced an assist, two shots on goal and two blocked shots in Friday's 3-2 overtime win over the Dallas Stars.
Jan 19, 2023 New Jersey Devils | Damon Severson | Severson scored a goal on three shots and blocked six shots in Thursday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Seattle Kraken.
Jan 13, 2023 New Jersey Devils | Damon Severson | Severson notched three assists and three shots on goal in Friday's 6-2 win over the Anaheim Ducks.
Jan 7, 2023 New Jersey Devils | Damon Severson | Severson scored a goal on five shots, leading the New Jersey Devils to a 4-3 overtime win over the New York Rangers on Saturday.
Dec 17, 2022 New Jersey Devils | Damon Severson | Severson won't play Saturday against the Florida Panthers, Amanda Stein of the New Jersey Devils' official site reports.
Dec 13, 2022 New Jersey Devils | Damon Severson | Severson had one shot, one blocked shot, two PIM and one hit in Monday's 4-3 overtime loss to the New York Rangers.
Oct 21, 2022 New Jersey Devils | Damon Severson | Severson contributed an assist, two shots and four blocked shots in Thursday's 4-1 win over the New York Islanders.
May 2, 2022 New Jersey Devils | Damon Severson | Severson totaled 11 goals and 35 assists over 80 appearances in 2021-22.
Apr 18, 2022 New Jersey Devils | Damon Severson | Severson notched an assist, six hits and three blocked shots in Monday's 3-2 win over the Vegas Golden Knights.
Apr 16, 2022 New Jersey Devils | Damon Severson | Severson scored a goal on two shots in Saturday's 4-3 shootout loss to the Seattle Kraken.
Mar 27, 2022 New Jersey Devils | Damon Severson | Severson notched a power-play assist in Sunday's 3-2 shootout win over the Montreal Canadiens.
Mar 26, 2022 New Jersey Devils | Damon Severson | Severson scored his 10th goal of the season Saturday, albeit in a 4-3 loss to the Washington Capitals.
Feb 26, 2022 New Jersey Devils | Damon Severson | Severson collected two assists in Friday's 8-5 loss to Chicago.
Feb 13, 2022 New Jersey Devils | Damon Severson | Severson notched an assist, two shots on goal and a minus-2 rating in Sunday's 4-2 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Feb 10, 2022 New Jersey Devils | Damon Severson | Severson posted two assists, four PIM, two hits, two blocked shots and a plus-2 rating in Thursday's 7-4 win over the St. Louis Blues.
Feb 8, 2022 New Jersey Devils | Damon Severson | Severson dished out two assists -- one on the power play -- in Tuesday's 7-1 win over the Montreal Canadiens.
Feb 7, 2022 New Jersey Devils | Damon Severson | Severson registered a power-play assist in Monday's 4-1 loss to the Ottawa Senators.
Jan 27, 2022 New Jersey Devils | Damon Severson | Severson notched a power-play goal and an assist in Thursday's 3-2 loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning.
Jan 23, 2022 New Jersey Devils | Damon Severson | Severson added two assists in a 3-2 loss to the Los Angeles Kings on Sunday.
Jan 19, 2022 New Jersey Devils | Damon Severson | Severson compiled five shots in a 4-1 loss to the Arizona Coyotes on Wednesday
Jan 19, 2022 New Jersey Devils | Damon Severson | Per Amanda Stein of the New Jersey Devils' official site, Severson returned to practice Tuesday, indicating he's cleared the NHL's COVID-19 protocols.
Jan 9, 2022 New Jersey Devils | Damon Severson | The Devils placed Severson in COVID-19 protocols Sunday.
Jan 5, 2022 New Jersey Devils | Damon Severson | Severson scored his fifth goal of the season in Tuesday's 5-3 loss to the Boston Bruins.
Jan 2, 2022 New Jersey Devils | Damon Severson | Severson scored a goal, dished an assist and went plus-2 in Sunday's 4-3 overtime win over the Washington Capitals.
Dec 18, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Damon Severson | Severson logged a shorthanded assist and three shots on goal in Saturday's 5-2 loss to the Detroit Red Wings.
Dec 8, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Damon Severson | Severson logged an assist, two shots on goal, two PIM and a plus-2 rating in Wednesday's 3-0 win over the Philadelphia Flyers.
Dec 6, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Damon Severson | Severson scored a goal on three shots, logged three hits and added two PIM in Monday's 3-2 shootout loss to the Ottawa Senators.
Dec 3, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Damon Severson | Severson had four shots and a minus-1 rating in Thursday's 5-2 loss to the Minnesota Wild.
Oct 19, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Damon Severson | Severson (strain) had a goal, two shots, two PIM and a plus-3 rating in Tuesday's 4-2 win over the Seattle Kraken.
Oct 19, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Damon Severson | Severson (strain) will be activated off injured reserve ahead of Tuesday's matchup with Seattle.
Oct 18, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Damon Severson | Severson (strain) is expected back in action versus Seattle on Tuesday. Coach Lindy Ruff told reporters, "Him skating up and saying, 'I'm ready.' That's what went into that decision. Plan will be to play him tomorrow."
Oct 14, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Damon Severson | Severson (strain) isn't expected to play Friday versus Chicago, Corey Masisak of The Athletic reports.
Oct 11, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Damon Severson | Severson (strain) was moved to injured reserve Monday.
Oct 11, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Damon Severson | Severson (strain) is questionable for Friday's season opener versus Chicago, Amanda Stein of the New Jersey Devils' official site reports.
Oct 5, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Damon Severson | Severson (strain) won't play in either of the New Jersey Devils' last two preseason contests, Amanda Stein of the New Jersey Devils' official site reports.
Oct 4, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Damon Severson | Severson sustained a muscle strain during Monday's practice session, Corey Masisak of The Athletic reports.
Sep 24, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Damon Severson | Severson (toe) was paired up with Ty Smith during practice Friday, Amanda Stein of the New Jersey Devils' official site reports.
May 12, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Damon Severson | Severson played through a broken toe during the second half of the 2020-21 season, Corey Masisak of The Athletic reports.
May 4, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Damon Severson | Severson collected two assists and two shots in Tuesday's 4-3 overtime win over the Boston Bruins.
Apr 29, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Damon Severson | Severson dished out two power-play helpers in Thursday's 5-3 win over the Philadelphia Flyers.
Apr 26, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Damon Severson | Severson supplied an assist Sunday in a 4-3 shootout loss to the Philadelphia Flyers.
Apr 7, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Damon Severson | Severson opened the scoring in Tuesday's 5-3 loss to Buffalo.
Mar 12, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Damon Severson | Severson had a minus-3 rating in a game-high 24:35 of ice time in Thursday's 5-3 loss to the New York Islanders. He didn't record a point, shot or blocked shot.
Feb 14, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Damon Severson | Severson was activated from the NHL's COVID-19 protocol Sunday, Corey Masisak of The Athletic reports.
Feb 2, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Damon Severson | Severson has been added to the NHL's COVID-19 protocols list, Greg Wyshynski of ESPN.com reports.
Jan 29, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Damon Severson | Severson scored his team's only goal in Thursday's 3-1 loss to Philadelphia.
Jan 17, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Damon Severson | Severson assisted on Yegor Sharangovich's overtime winner in Saturday's 2-1 triumph over the Boston Bruins.
Sep 11, 2017 New Jersey Devils | Signed D Damon Severson to a six-year, $25 million contract.
Apr 11, 2016 New Jersey Devils | Assigned D Damon Severson to Albany (AHL).
Dec 18, 2014 New Jersey Devils | Placed D Damon Severson on IR.
Sep 25, 2013 New Jersey Devils | Assigned D Damon Severson to Kelowna (WHL).
Sep 6, 2012 New Jersey Devils | Signed D Damon Severson to a three year entry-level contract.
2023-2024 Regular Season Stats

Damon Severson
GP G A P +/- PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60
Columbus Blue Jackets Columbus Blue Jackets logo 45 6 13 19 -8 41 751 40.80 50.20 3.70 51.50 4.40 0.32 0.72
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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
2007-2008 Melville Millionaires U15 AA SAAHL U15 26 4 8 12 35
2009-2010 Yorkton Maulers U18 AAA SMAAAHL 44 9 25 34 53 Playoffs 4 1 1 2 0
2009-2010 Kelowna Rockets WHL 5 0 0 0 0
2009-2010 Melville Millionaires SJHL 1 0 1 1 2
2010-2011 Kelowna Rockets WHL 64 4 13 17 53 Playoffs 10 2 0 2 0
2010-2011 Canada Western U17 WHC-17 5 0 2 2 4
Draft Yr 2011-2012 Kelowna Rockets WHL 56 7 30 37 80 Playoffs 4 2 0 2 0
Draft Yr 2011-2012 Canada U18 WJC-18 7 0 2 2 8
2012-2013 Kelowna Rockets WHL 71 10 42 52 74 Playoffs 11 1 9 10 0
2012-2013 Albany Devils AHL 2 0 2 2 0
2013-2014 Kelowna Rockets WHL 64 15 46 61 63 Playoffs 14 4 14 18 0
2013-2014 WHL All-Stars Jr Super Series 2 0 0 0 0
2014-2015 New Jersey Devils NHL 51 5 12 17 22 899 42.59 49.89 1.67 50.11 2.37 0.27 0.53
2015-2016 New Jersey Devils NHL 72 1 20 21 32 1,104 46.84 48.62 -0.89 48.47 3.34 0.05 0.82
2015-2016 Albany Devils AHL 3 0 1 1 9 Playoffs 11 0 8 8 0
2016-2017 New Jersey Devils NHL 80 3 28 31 58 1,352 41.86 48.41 0.98 49.58 4.13 0.13 0.80
2017-2018 New Jersey Devils NHL 76 9 15 24 42 1,298 47.11 48.49 -4.61 49.53 1.86 0.42 0.92 Playoffs 4 0 0 0 0
2018-2019 New Jersey Devils NHL 82 11 28 39 58 1,411 44.03 48.98 -1.45 46.48 -0.64 0.34 1.06
2018-2019 Canada WC 10 1 5 6 16
2019-2020 New Jersey Devils NHL 69 8 23 31 52 1,193 40.00 48.90 2.90 48.10 3.30 0.20 0.96
2020-2021 New Jersey Devils NHL 56 3 18 21 29 979 47.10 53.40 5.40 53.40 4.30 0.18 0.80
2021-2022 New Jersey Devils NHL 80 11 35 46 57 1,394 47.50 52.30 1.00 51.20 1.20 0.26 1.12
2021-2022 Canada WC 10 2 6 8 4
2022-2023 New Jersey Devils NHL 81 7 26 33 38 1,363 55.10 59.80 5.40 56.40 3.70 0.18 1.14 Playoffs 12 1 2 3 0
2023-2024 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 45 6 13 19 41 751 40.80 50.20 3.70 51.50 4.40 0.32 0.72
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Active Contract

Signing Team New Jersey Devils logo
Signing Date June 8, 2023
Signing Status UFA
Agent Jason Davidson
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Potential Lockout Year
Standard Contract | 8 Years $50,000,000 7.49% of cap space
2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026 2026-2027 2027-2028 2028-2029 2029-2030 2030-2031
Cap Hit $6,250,000 $6,250,000 $6,250,000 $6,250,000 $6,250,000 $6,250,000 $6,250,000 $6,250,000
UFA
AAV $6,250,000 $6,250,000 $6,250,000 $6,250,000 $6,250,000 $6,250,000 $6,250,000 $6,250,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $5,500,000 $4,100,000 $3,300,000 $4,100,000 $5,100,000 $5,100,000
Signing Bonuses $2,000,000 $2,000,000 $2,000,000 $2,000,000 $1,800,000 $1,000,000 $0 $0
Total Salary $8,000,000 $8,000,000 $7,500,000 $6,100,000 $5,100,000 $5,100,000 $5,100,000 $5,100,000
Minors Salary $8,000,000 $8,000,000 $7,500,000 $6,100,000 $5,100,000 $5,100,000 $5,100,000 $5,100,000
Clauses NTC NTC NTC NTC M-NTC M-NTC M-NTC M-NTC
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Year 5 20 team no trade list, Years 6-8 12 team no trade list

Contract History

Signing Team New Jersey Devils logo
Signing Date September 11, 2017
Signing Status RFA
Agent Jason Davidson
Standard Contract | 6 Years $25,000,000 5.56% of cap space
2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023
Cap Hit $4,166,666 $4,166,666 $4,166,666 $4,166,666 $4,166,666 $4,166,666
UFA
AAV $4,166,666 $4,166,666 $4,166,666 $4,166,666 $4,166,666 $4,166,666
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $2,500,000 $3,000,000 $4,675,000 $4,675,000 $5,050,000 $5,100,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Total Salary $2,500,000 $3,000,000 $4,675,000 $4,675,000 $5,050,000 $5,100,000
Minors Salary $2,500,000 $3,000,000 $4,675,000 $4,675,000 $5,050,000 $5,100,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team New Jersey Devils logo
Signing Date September 10, 2012
Entry Level Contract | 3 Years $2,850,000 1.08% of cap space
2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017
Cap Hit $650,833 $628,333 $605,833 $605,833 $605,833
RFA
AAV $933,333 $910,833 $888,333 $888,333 $888,333
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $307,500 $307,500 $232,500
Base Salary $0 $0 $550,000 $575,000 $600,000
Signing Bonuses $92,500 $92,500 $92,500 $0 $0
Total Salary $0 $0 $642,500 $575,000 $600,000
Minors Salary $0 $0 $67,500 $67,500 $67,500
Clauses
UFA Year