Yegor Chinakhov

Columbus Blue Jackets logo
Age 23 Feb 1, 2001
Omsk Russia
Center shoots left
6'1" 185 cm
190 lbs 86 kg
ELC Signing Age 20
Waivers Signing Age 19
UFA Year 2028
Agent Shumi Babaev
Draft Year 2020
Drafted Overall 21
Draft Round 1
Draft Team Columbus Blue Jackets logo

Transaction History
Feb 18, 2024 Columbus Blue Jackets | Yegor Chinakhov | Chinakhov notched two assists, three shots on net and a plus-2 rating in Saturday's 4-3 win over the San Jose Sharks.
Feb 16, 2024 Columbus Blue Jackets | Yegor Chinakhov | Chinakhov (upper body) is set to play Saturday against the San Jose Sharks, according to Brian Hedger of The Columbus Dispatch.
Feb 10, 2024 Columbus Blue Jackets | Yegor Chinakhov | Chinakhov (upper body) injury won't play Tuesday versus the Ottawa Senators, Mark Scheig of The Hockey Writers reports.
Feb 10, 2024 Columbus Blue Jackets | Yegor Chinakhov | Chinakhov won't return to Saturday's game against the Tampa Bay Lightning because of an upper-body injury.
Jan 28, 2024 Columbus Blue Jackets | Yegor Chinakhov | Chinakhov scored two goals on six shots in Sunday's 4-2 loss to the Seattle Kraken.
Jan 27, 2024 Columbus Blue Jackets | Yegor Chinakhov | Chinakhov notched an assist and two shots on goal in Saturday's 5-4 overtime loss to the Vancouver Canucks.
Jan 25, 2024 Columbus Blue Jackets | Yegor Chinakhov | Chinakhov scored a goal on three shots and added an assist in Thursday's 5-2 win over the Calgary Flames.
Jan 15, 2024 Columbus Blue Jackets | Yegor Chinakhov | Chinakhov scored a goal in Monday's 4-3 shootout win against the Vancouver Canucks.
Jan 4, 2024 Columbus Blue Jackets | Yegor Chinakhov | Chinakhov (illness) is expected to play Thursday versus the Philadelphia Flyers, Jeff Svoboda of the Columbus Blue Jackets' official site reports.
Jan 4, 2024 Columbus Blue Jackets | Yegor Chinakhov | Chinakov will be a game-time decision against the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday due to an illness, Adam Kimelman of NHL.com reports.
Dec 22, 2023 Columbus Blue Jackets | Yegor Chinakhov | Chinakhov scored his ninth goal of the season in Thursday's 3-2 overtime loss to the Washington Capitals.
Dec 20, 2023 Columbus Blue Jackets | Yegor Chinakhov | Chinakhov notched two assists in Tuesday's 9-4 rout of the Buffalo Sabres.
Dec 17, 2023 Columbus Blue Jackets | Yegor Chinakhov | Chinakhov scored his eighth goal of the season in Saturday's 6-3 loss to the New Jersey Devils.
Dec 14, 2023 Columbus Blue Jackets | Yegor Chinakhov | Chinakhov scored a goal and added an assist Thursday in a 6-5 overtime win over the Toronto Maple Leafs.
Dec 8, 2023 Columbus Blue Jackets | Yegor Chinakhov | Chinakhov scored twice and added an assist in Friday's 5-2 win over the St. Louis Blues.
Nov 28, 2023 Columbus Blue Jackets | Yegor Chinakhov | Chinakhov posted a goal and an assist in Monday's 5-2 win against the Boston Bruins.
Nov 15, 2023 Columbus Blue Jackets | Yegor Chinakhov | Chinakhov scored his first goal of the season in Tuesday's 5-3 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Nov 3, 2023 Columbus Blue Jackets | Yegor Chinakhov | Chinakhov was called up from AHL Cleveland on Friday.
Oct 25, 2023 Columbus Blue Jackets | Yegor Chinakhov | Chinakhov (back) was activated off the injured/non-roster list and assigned to AHL Cleveland on Wednesday.
Oct 9, 2023 Columbus Blue Jackets | Yegor Chinakhov | Chinakhov (back) was placed on the injured/non-roster list Monday.
Sep 23, 2023 Columbus Blue Jackets | Yegor Chinakhov | Chinakhov missed his third straight day of training camp Saturday because of a back strain, per Jeff Svoboda of the Columbus Blue Jackets' official site.
Apr 4, 2023 Columbus Blue Jackets | Yegor Chinakhov | Chinakhov signed a one-year contract extension with Columbus on Tuesday worth $800,000, Brian Hedger of The Columbus Dispatch reports.
Feb 27, 2023 Columbus Blue Jackets | Yegor Chinakhov | Chinakhov (ankle) was activated from injured reserve Monday and assigned to AHL Cleveland.
Feb 21, 2023 Columbus Blue Jackets | Yegor Chinakhov | Chinakhov (ankle) took part in Tuesday's practice and is making progress, Jeff Svoboda of the Columbus Blue Jackets' official site reports.
Feb 10, 2023 Columbus Blue Jackets | Yegor Chinakhov | Chinakhov (ankle) didn't skate with the Columbus Blue Jackets on Thursday, Aaron Portzline of The Athletic reports.
Dec 21, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Yegor Chinakhov | Chinakhov is expected to miss six weeks because of a high-ankle sprain.
Dec 20, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Yegor Chinakhov | Chinakhov was designated for injured reserve Tuesday with an ankle injury.
Dec 19, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Yegor Chinakhov | Chinakhov (upper body) will not return to Monday's game against the Dallas Stars.
Nov 26, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Yegor Chinakhov | Chinakhov scored a goal during Friday's 3-2 loss to the visiting Islanders.
Nov 25, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Yegor Chinakhov | Chinakhov (upper body) will return to action versus the New York Islanders on Friday, Brian Hedger of The Columbus Dispatch reports.
Nov 23, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Yegor Chinakhov | Chinakhov (undisclosed) won't play Wednesday against the Montreal Canadiens, Blue Jackets team reporter Jeff Svoboda reports.
Nov 22, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Yegor Chinakhov | Chinakhov (undisclosed) may not be available for Wednesday's game versus Montreal, Brian Hedger of The Columbus Dispatch reports.
Nov 20, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Yegor Chinakhov | Chinakhov scored a goal in Sunday's 5-3 win against the Florida Panthers.
Oct 30, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Yegor Chinakhov | Chinakhov scored during a 7-1 loss to the New Jersey Devils on Sunday.
Oct 23, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Yegor Chinakhov | Chinakhov scored as the Columbus Blue Jackets toppled the New York Rangers 5-1 Sunday.
Oct 9, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Yegor Chinakhov | Chinakhov scored his league-leading sixth goal of the preseason in Saturday's overtime loss to the Washington Capitals.
Oct 6, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Yegor Chinakhov | Chinakhov will skate on the second line with Jack Roslovic and Jakub Voracek in Thursday's preseason game against the St. Louis Blues, Aaron Portzline of The Athletic reports.
Oct 3, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Yegor Chinakhov | Chinakhov scored the game-winning goal in Saturday's preseason victory over the Washington Capitals.
Apr 24, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Yegor Chinakhov | Chinakhov (upper body) will return to the lineup Sunday against the Edmonton Oilers, Blue Jackets team reporter Jeff Svoboda reports.
Apr 19, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Yegor Chinakhov | Chinakhov (upper body) remains out of action Tuesday versus the San Jose Sharks, Blue Jackets team reporter Jeff Svoboda reports.
Apr 16, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Yegor Chinakhov | Chinakhov (upper body) will miss out versus the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday.
Apr 13, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Yegor Chinakhov | Chinakhov (upper body) won't play Wednesday versus the Montreal Canadiens, Mark Scheig of The Hockey Writers reports.
Apr 11, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Yegor Chinakhov | Chinakhov (upper body) is considered day-to-day ahead of the team's matchup with Montreal on Wednesday, Mark Scheig of The Hockey Writers reports.
Apr 9, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Yegor Chinakhov | Chinakhov (upper body) won't play Saturday versus the Detroit Red Wings, Blue Jackets team reporter Jeff Svoboda reports.
Apr 7, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Yegor Chinakhov | Chinakhov (upper body) will be sidelined against the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday, Blue Jackets team reporter Jeff Svoboda reports.
Apr 4, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Yegor Chinakhov | Chinakhov will miss Monday's clash with Boston due to an upper-body problem, Blue Jackets team reporter Jeff Svoboda reports.
Mar 12, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Yegor Chinakhov | Chinakhov scored a power-play goal in Friday's 3-2 shootout win over the Minnesota Wild.
Feb 17, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Yegor Chinakhov | Chinakhov scored a goal on five shots, dished an assist, served two PIM and added a plus-2 rating in Thursday's 7-4 win over the Chicago Blackhawks.
Jan 30, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Yegor Chinakhov | Chinakhov scored a goal on two shots in Sunday's 6-3 win over the Montreal Canadiens.
Jan 13, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Yegor Chinakhov | Chinakhov scored twice Thursday in a 6-0 win over the Carolina Hurricanes.
Jan 8, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Yegor Chinakhov | Chinakhov (undisclosed) is in Saturday's lineup against the New Jersey Devils, Blue Jackets team reporter Jeff Svoboda reports.
Jan 7, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Yegor Chinakhov | Coach Brad Larsen said Chinakhov is "banged up" and didn't practice Friday, Blue Jackets team reporter Jeff Svoboda reports.
Nov 15, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Yegor Chinakhov | Chinakhov scored a goal on four shots, dished an assist and went plus-2 in Monday's 5-3 win over the Detroit Red Wings.
Nov 6, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Yegor Chinakhov | Chinakhov produced two assists and two shots in a 4-2 win over the Colorado Avalanche on Saturday.
Oct 17, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Yegor Chinakhov | Chinakhov was recalled from AHL Cleveland on Sunday.
Oct 15, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Yegor Chinakhov | Chinakhov was demoted to AHL Cleveland on Friday.
Oct 6, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Yegor Chinakhov | Chinakhov has drawn praise from new Blue Jackets coach Brad Larsen for his play away from the puck and his quick learning curve in training camp, and the 21-year-old could make the NHL roster to begin the season, Aaron Portzline of The Athletic reports.
May 2, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Yegor Chinakhov | Chinakhov signed a three-year, entry-level contract with the Columbus Blue Jackets on Sunday.
Apr 30, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Yegor Chinakhov | Chinakhov's agent announced Friday that the 21-year-old forward will make the transition to North America for the 2021-22 campaign.
Feb 18, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Yegor Chinakhov | Chinakhov, who was injured during the 2021 World Junior Championships while playing for Team Russia, returned to the lineup Tuesday for Avangard Omsk in the KHL, Jeff Svoboda of Jackets Insider reports.
Oct 6, 2020 Columbus Blue Jackets | Yegor Chinakhov | Chinakhov was drafted 21st overall by the Columbus Blue Jackets at the 2020 NHL Entry Draft on Tuesday.
2023-2024 Regular Season Stats

Yegor Chinakhov
GP G A P +/- PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60
Columbus Blue Jackets Columbus Blue Jackets logo 43 15 12 27 0 6 542 56.40 46.00 -1.90 48.50 1.20 1.55 2.66
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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
2015-2016 Team Siberia U15 Districts Cup U15 6 2 5 7 4
2016-2017 Avangard Omsk U16 Russia U16 34 11 22 33 14
2016-2017 Avangard Omsk U17 Russia U17 2 0 4 4 0
2016-2017 Team Siberia U16 Districts Cup U16 1 0 0 0 0
2017-2018 Avangard Omsk U17 Russia U17 36 26 37 63 14
2017-2018 Omskie Yastreby MHL 4 1 4 5 2
2017-2018 Russia U17 (all) International-Jr 2 1 0 1 0
2017-2018 Avangard Omsk U17 Russia U17 Finals 6 1 9 10 2
2018-2019 Omskie Yastreby MHL 37 8 8 16 4
2018-2019 Russia U18 Hlinka Gretzky Cup 5 1 2 3 0
2018-2019 Russia U18 (all) International-Jr 18 7 5 12 4
2018-2019 Russia U18 WJC-18 7 2 1 3 4
2018-2019 Yastreby Omsk U18 Russia U18 8 7 8 15 0
2018-2019 Omskie Yastreby MHL 7 1 1 2 27
Draft Yr 2019-2020 Omskie Yastreby MHL 56 27 42 69 16 Playoffs 4 1 0 1 0
Draft Yr 2019-2020 Russia U20 (all) International-Jr 3 1 0 1 4
Draft Yr 2019-2020 Izhstal Izhevsk VHL 2 2 1 3 0
Draft Yr 2019-2020 Russia II (all) International 1 0 0 0 0
2020-2021 Avangard Omsk KHL 32 10 7 17 6 Playoffs 21 5 2 7 0
2020-2021 Russia EHT 3 2 1 3 0
2020-2021 Russia (all) International 3 2 1 3 0
2020-2021 Russia U20 WJC-20 5 1 0 1 0
2021-2022 Cleveland Monsters AHL 1 1 0 1 0
2021-2022 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 62 7 7 14 16 680 32.90 41.20 -4.10 47.30 -0.30 0.53 1.15
2022-2023 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 30 4 9 13 10 349 40.00 43.60 -1.60 44.80 -0.10 0.52 1.55
2022-2023 Cleveland Monsters AHL 7 3 5 8 0
2023-2024 Cleveland Monsters AHL 3 3 1 4 2
2023-2024 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 43 15 12 27 6 542 56.40 46.00 -1.90 48.50 1.20 1.55 2.66
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Active Contract

Signing Team Columbus Blue Jackets logo
Signing Date April 4, 2023
Signing Status RFA
Agent Shumi Babaev
Qualifying Offer on Expiry $840,000
Standard Contract | 1 Years $800,000 0.96% of cap space
2023-2024
Cap Hit $800,000
RFA
AAV $800,000
Performance Bonuses $0
Base Salary $800,000
Signing Bonuses $0
Total Salary $800,000
Minors Salary $800,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Buy It Out

Contract History

Signing Team Columbus Blue Jackets logo
Signing Date May 3, 2021
Agent Shumi Babaev
Qualifying Offer on Expiry $874,125
Entry Level Contract | 3 Years $2,775,000 1.13% of cap space
2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023
Cap Hit $925,000 $925,000 $925,000
RFA
AAV $1,325,000 $1,325,000 $1,325,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $500,000 $700,000
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