Matt Calvert Colorado Avalanche logo

Age 31 Dec 24, 1989
Brandon CAN
Left Wing shoots left
5'11" 180 cm
186 lbs 84 kg
ELC Signing Age 20
Waivers Signing Age 21
UFA Year 2017
Agent Joe Caligiuri
Draft Year 2008
Drafted Overall 127
Draft Round 5
Draft Team Columbus Blue Jackets logo

Transaction History
Jul 22, 2021 Matt Calvert | Calvert (undisclosed) will hang up his skates after 11 (NHL) seasons due to lingering injury concerns.
May 29, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Matt Calvert | Calvert (undisclosed) recently underwent surgery and isn't expected to be available for the playoffs, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.
Mar 26, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Matt Calvert | Calvert is considered week-to-week with an undisclosed injury, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.
Mar 25, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Matt Calvert | Calvert will miss Thursday's clash with Vegas due to an undisclosed injury, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.
Mar 22, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Matt Calvert | Calvert recorded an assist and two PIM in Monday's 5-1 win over the Coyotes.
Mar 16, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Matt Calvert | Calvert picked up an assist in Tuesday's 8-4 win over the Ducks.
Mar 11, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Matt Calvert | Calvert had one shot and one blocked shot over 11:31 of ice time in Wednesday's 2-1 overtime win over the Coyotes.
Mar 8, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Matt Calvert | Calvert (upper body) will play in Monday's game versus the Coyotes, Mike Chambers of The Denver Post reports.
Mar 6, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Matt Calvert | Calvert (upper body) will "probably" skate at Sunday's practice, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.
Mar 3, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Matt Calvert | Calvert (upper body) won't be in the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Sharks, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.
Mar 1, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Matt Calvert | Calvert (upper body) will not be an option against the Sharks on Monday, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.
Feb 27, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Matt Calvert | Calvert (upper body) has been ruled out for Saturday's game versus the Coyotes, Adrian Dater of ColoradoHockeyNow.com reports.
Feb 26, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Matt Calvert | Calvert is dealing with an upper-body injury that held him out of Friday's game against the Wild, Adrian Dater of ColoradoHockeyNow.com reports.
Feb 26, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Matt Calvert | Contrary to an earlier report of an upper-body issue, Calvert suffered a lower-body injury, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.
Feb 26, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Matt Calvert | Calvert (upper body) will not be available for Friday's game against Arizona, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.
Feb 25, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Matt Calvert | Calvert skated on the second line for Wednesday's 6-2 loss to the Wild. He had one shot on net over 16:03 of ice time.
Feb 18, 2021 Activated Colorado Avalanche | Matt Calvert | Calvert (upper body) was activated of injured reserve Thursday.
Feb 18, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Matt Calvert | According to coach Jared Bednar, Calvert (upper body) will be eligible to play Saturday against the Golden Knights, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.
Feb 13, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Matt Calvert | Calvert (upper body) will resume skating Sunday, Adrian Dater of Colorado Hockey Now reports.
Feb 2, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Matt Calvert | Calvert (upper body) could get placed on long-term injured reserve, Adrian Dater of Colorado Hockey Now reports.
Feb 1, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Matt Calvert | The Avalanche added Calvert (upper body) to injured reserve on Sunday, Mike Chambers of the Denver Post reports.
Jan 28, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Matt Calvert | Head coach Jared Bednar revealed Thursday that Calvert is being cautious with recovery because of past concussion issues, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports. "He's had some concussion issues in the past," Bednar said. "He's had some concussion issues in the past. I don't know that he's diagnosed with that yet, but I just think he's not feeling right at this point, so he's taking a little time off to get healthy."
Jan 28, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Kiefer Sherwood | With news that Matt Calvert (upper body) will be out indefinitely, per Peter Baugh of The Athletic, Sherwood could fill in on the fourth line.
Jan 27, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Matt Calvert | Calvert is considered out indefinitely with an upper-body injury, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.
Jan 26, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Matt Calvert | Calvert will miss Tuesday's clash with San Jose after suffering an upper-body injury, Mike Chambers of The Denver Post reports.
Jan 19, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Matt Calvert | Calvert posted an assist and two shots on goal in Tuesday's 3-2 win over the Kings.
Jan 3, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Matt Calvert | Head coach Jared Bednar said Sunday that Calvert (undisclosed) will be ready for training camp, Mike Chambers of The Denver Post reports.
Jul 9, 2020 Activated Colorado Avalanche | activated LW Matt Calvert from injured reserve.
Dec 4, 2019 Activated Colorado Avalanche | activated LW Matt Calvert from injured reserve.
Jul 1, 2018 Colorado Avalanche | signed LW Matt Calvert to a three-year, $8.4 million contract.
Dec 2, 2017 Activated Columbus Blue Jackets | activated LW Matt Calvert from injured reserve.
Apr 17, 2017 Columbus Blue Jackets | announced LW Matt Calvert has served his suspension.
Apr 15, 2017 Suspended Columbus Blue Jackets | (NHL) suspended LW Matt Calvert one game for cross-checking an opponent.
Mar 13, 2017 Activated Columbus Blue Jackets | activated LW Matt Calvert from injured reserve.
Nov 21, 2016 Injured Columbus Blue Jackets | placed LW Matt Calvert on IR.
Dec 30, 2015 Injured Columbus Blue Jackets | placed LW Matt Calvert on IR.
Jul 9, 2015 Columbus Blue Jackets | re-signed LW Matt Calvert to a three-year, $6.6 million contract.
Feb 27, 2015 Injured Columbus Blue Jackets | placed LW Matt Calvert on IR.
Oct 27, 2014 Injured Columbus Blue Jackets | placed LW Matt Calvert on IR.
Jan 9, 2014 Activated Columbus Blue Jackets | activated LW Matt Calvert from injured reserve.
Jan 1, 2014 Injured Columbus Blue Jackets | placed LW Matt Calvert on IR.
Apr 23, 2013 Columbus Blue Jackets | signed LW Matt Calvert to a two-year, $1 million contract extension.
Feb 5, 2013 Activated Columbus Blue Jackets | activated LW Matt Calvert from injured reserve.
Jan 30, 2013 Injured Columbus Blue Jackets | placed LW Matt Calvert on IR, retroactive to January 28th.
Jan 14, 2013 Recalled Columbus Blue Jackets | recalled LW Matt Calvert from Springfield (AHL).
Sep 14, 2012 Assigned Columbus Blue Jackets | assigned LW Matt Calvert to Springfield (AHL).
Nov 21, 2011 Assigned Columbus Blue Jackets | (Matt Calvert) assigned to Springfield (AHL).
Oct 28, 2011 Recalled Columbus Blue Jackets | (Matt Calvert) recalled from Springfield.
Oct 17, 2011 Assigned Columbus Blue Jackets | (Matt Calvert) assigned to Springfield (AHL).
Jan 31, 2011 Recalled Columbus Blue Jackets | (Matt Calvert) recalled from Springfield (AHL).
Jan 26, 2011 Assigned Columbus Blue Jackets | (Matt Calvert) assigned to Springfield (AHL).
Jan 6, 2011 Recalled Columbus Blue Jackets | (Matt Calvert) recalled from Springfield (AHL).
Regular Season Stats

Matt Calvert
GP G A P +/- PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60
Matt Calvert Stats by Elite Prospects Matt Calvert Advanced Stats by
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
2005-2006 Brandon Wheat Kings U18 AAA MU18HL 38 24 30 54 48 Playoffs 6 3 6 9 0
2006-2007 Winkler Flyers MJHL 1 0 0 0 15
2006-2007 Brandon Wheat Kings U18 AAA MU18HL 30 28 55 83 46 Playoffs 16 5 13 18 0
Draft Yr 2007-2008 Brandon Wheat Kings WHL 72 24 40 64 53 Playoffs 6 1 2 3 0
2008-2009 Brandon Wheat Kings WHL 58 28 39 67 58 Playoffs 12 9 8 17 0
2008-2009 WHL All-Stars CHL Challenge 1 1 0 1 0
2009-2010 Brandon Wheat Kings WHL 68 47 52 99 70 Playoffs 15 9 7 16 0
2009-2010 Brandon Wheat Kings M-Cup 5 3 1 4 2 Playoffs 15 9 7 16 0
2010-2011 Springfield Falcons AHL 38 13 12 25 12
2010-2011 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 42 11 9 20 12 413 55.26 53.13 1.90 53.89 4.27 1.16 2.33
2011-2012 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 13 0 3 3 16 115 33.33 54.70 7.65 50.48 4.62 0.00 1.56
2011-2012 Springfield Falcons AHL 56 17 19 36 52
2012-2013 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 42 9 7 16 32 501 39.22 47.99 2.54 51.32 5.50 0.84 1.68
2012-2013 Springfield Falcons AHL 34 10 11 21 39
2013-2014 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 56 9 15 24 53 694 51.85 50.99 -0.88 52.92 2.03 0.43 1.47 Playoffs 6 2 2 4 0
2014-2015 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 56 13 10 23 28 706 49.09 45.26 -3.01 46.85 -0.41 0.94 1.62
2015-2016 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 73 11 13 24 51 920 52.38 53.34 3.01 46.80 -1.10 0.59 1.43
2016-2017 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 65 10 5 15 48 735 43.40 45.99 -4.56 46.61 -4.63 0.41 0.73 Playoffs 4 1 1 2 0
2017-2018 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 69 9 15 24 33 783 42.03 47.21 -6.16 48.15 -4.64 0.46 1.61 Playoffs 6 3 1 4 0
2018-2019 Colorado Avalanche NHL 82 11 15 26 58 944 43.75 55.81 8.08 50.67 1.02 0.57 1.33 Playoffs 8 0 4 4 0
2019-2020 Colorado Avalanche NHL 50 12 13 25 39 573 59.50 54.30 4.30 54.10 3.10 0.84 1.99 Playoffs 8 1 2 3 0
2020-2021 Colorado Avalanche NHL 18 0 3 3 6 201 33.30 61.80 1.50 58.00 -2.30 0.60
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Contract History

Signing Team Colorado Avalanche logo
Signing Date July 1, 2018
Signing Status UFA
Agent Joe Caligiuri
Standard Contract | 3 Years $8,550,000 3.58% of cap space
2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021
Cap Hit $2,850,000 $2,850,000 $2,850,000
UFA
AAV $2,850,000 $2,850,000 $2,850,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $3,750,000 $2,925,000 $1,875,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0 $0
Total Salary $3,750,000 $2,925,000 $1,875,000
Minors Salary $3,750,000 $2,925,000 $1,875,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team Columbus Blue Jackets logo
Signing Date July 9, 2015
Signing Status RFA
Agent Kevin Epp
Standard Contract | 3 Years $6,600,000 3.08% of cap space
2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018
Cap Hit $2,200,000 $2,200,000 $2,200,000
UFA
AAV $2,200,000 $2,200,000 $2,200,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $1,500,000 $2,200,000 $2,900,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0 $0
Total Salary $1,500,000 $2,200,000 $2,900,000
Minors Salary $1,500,000 $2,200,000 $2,900,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team Columbus Blue Jackets logo
Signing Date April 23, 2013
Signing Status RFA
Standard Contract | 2 Years $1,975,000 1.54% of cap space
2013-2014 2014-2015
Cap Hit $987,500 $987,500
RFA
AAV $987,500 $987,500
Performance Bonuses $0 $0
Base Salary $850,000 $1,125,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0
Total Salary $850,000 $1,125,000
Minors Salary $850,000 $1,125,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team Columbus Blue Jackets logo
Signing Date March 18, 2010
Entry Level Contract | 3 Years $2,675,000 1.20% of cap space
2010-2011 2011-2012 2012-2013
Cap Hit $712,500 $712,500 $712,500
RFA
AAV $891,667 $891,667 $891,667
Performance Bonuses $237,500 $162,500 $137,500
Base Salary $600,000 $625,000 $650,000
Signing Bonuses $87,500 $87,500 $87,500
Total Salary $687,500 $712,500 $737,500
Minors Salary $65,000 $65,000 $65,000
Clauses
UFA Year