Columbus Blue Jackets

Head Coach Brad Larsen
Assistant Coach Kenny McCudden
Assistant Coach Brad Shaw
Assistant Coach Steve Lefebvre
Playoff Odds 50%
Cap Hit $68,581,696
Cap Space $12,918,304
LTIR Pool $0
Roster 23/23
Contracts 44/50
Transactions
Kent Johnson | Johnson will return to the University of Michigan for his sophomore season. Aug 20
Cole Sillinger | Sillinger signed a three-year, entry-level contract with the Blue Jackets on Wednesday. Aug 18
Ole Julian Bjorgvik-Holm | Bjorgvik-Holm penned a three-year, entry-level pact with Columbus on Monday. Aug 16
Stanislav Svozil | Svozil signed a three-year, entry-level contract with Columbus on Friday. Aug 13
Zac Rinaldo | Rinaldo penned a one-year, two-way deal with Columbus on Friday. Aug 13

No games currently scheduled
Line Combinations Updated: Jul 29 (7:13am)
$7,500,0007.5M
$1,838,3621.8M
$5,400,0005.4M
$5,000,0005M
$894,1670.9M
Line 1 $14,738,362 Pairing 1 $5,894,167
$5,500,0005.5M
$5,300,0005.3M
$8,250,0008.3M
$2,800,0002.8M
$787,5000.8M
Line 2 $19,050,000 Pairing 2 $3,587,500
$3,750,0003.8M
$1,525,0001.5M
$894,1670.9M
$2,330,0002.3M
$1,650,0001.7M
Line 3 $6,169,167 Pairing 3 $3,980,000
$975,0001M
$2,500,0002.5M
$925,0000.9M
$4,000,0004M
$2,800,0002.8M
Line 4 $4,400,000 Goalies $6,800,000
Injury Report
Alexandre Texier
Expected Return Wed Sep 22, 2021
Alexandre Texier - OUT - Lower Body
Wed Jul 28, 2021
Alexandre Texier | Texier (lower body) signed a two-year, $3.05 million contract extension with the Blue Jackets on Wednesday, Blue Jackets team reporter Jeff Svoboda reports.

Sat May 8, 2021
Alexandre Texier | Texier (lower body) remains out of the lineup for Saturday's season finale against Detroit.
Wed May 5, 2021
Alexandre Texier | Texier is dealing with a lower-body injury and will not play Wednesday against Nashville.
Adam Boqvist
Expected Return Wed Sep 22, 2021
Adam Boqvist - OUT - Wrist
Fracture
Fri Jul 23, 2021
Adam Boqvist | Boqvist (wrist) was traded from Chicago to Columbus along with draft picks in exchange for Seth Jones on Friday, Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet reports.

Tue Apr 27, 2021
Adam Boqvist | Boqvist (wrist) will not return to Tuesday's game versus the Lightning.
Tue Apr 27, 2021
Adam Boqvist | Boqvist suffered a broken right wrist in Tuesday's game versus the Lightning and is out for the season, Ben Pope of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.
Joonas Korpisalo
Expected Return Wed Sep 22, 2021
Joonas Korpisalo - OUT - Lower Body
Not Specified
Tue Apr 27, 2021
Joonas Korpisalo | Korpisalo (lower body) won't return this season, SportsNet reports.

Sun Apr 25, 2021
Joonas Korpisalo | Korpisalo will patrol the road crease in Sunday's matchup against Tampa Bay, Mark Scheig of The Hockey Writers reports.
Sun Apr 25, 2021
Joonas Korpisalo | Korpisalo left Sunday's game against the Lightning with a lower-body injury and will not return.
Zach Werenski
Expected Return Wed Sep 22, 2021
Zach Werenski - OUT - Abdomen
Surgery
Thu Jul 29, 2021
Zach Werenski | Werenski (abdomen) signed a six-year, $57.5 million extension with the Blue Jackets on Thursday, Blue Jackets team reporter Jeff Svoboda reports.

Fri Apr 9, 2021
Zach Werenski | Werenski is set to undergo surgery to address an inguinal/sports hernia and will miss the rest of the 2020-21 campaign. The 24-year-old blueliner has also been placed on injured reserve.
Boone Jenner
Expected Return Wed Sep 22, 2021
Boone Jenner - DAY-TO-DAY - Finger
Fracture
Wed Jul 28, 2021
Boone Jenner | Jenner (finger) snagged a four-year, $15 million contract extension from Columbus on Wednesday.

Thu Apr 8, 2021
Boone Jenner | Jenner (finger) was placed on injured reserve Thursday.
Wed Apr 7, 2021
Boone Jenner | Jenner will miss an estimated six weeks with a broken finger, Brian Hedger of The Columbus Dispatch reports.
Tue Apr 6, 2021
Boone Jenner | Jenner (wrist) is expected to miss time after leaving Tuesday's game versus the Lightning with an injury, Blue Jackets team reporter Jeff Svoboda reports.

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Performance Bonuses
Movement Clauses
35+ Over 35 Contract
IR - Injured Reserve
Entry Level Contract
Waiver Exempt
Has Arbitration Rights
Two-way contract
(13) Forwards $45,407,529 55.7% of cap
Player POS Age 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026
Dubinsky, Brandon C 35
$0
UFA
Voracek, Jakub RW 32
$8,250,000
$8,250,000
$8,250,000
$0
UFA
Nyquist, Gustav RW 32
$5,500,000
$5,500,000
$0
UFA
Jenner, Boone C 28
$3,750,000
$3,750,000
M-NTC
$3,750,000
M-NTC
$3,750,000
M-NTC
$3,750,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA
(2026)
Kuraly, Sean C 28
$2,500,000
NTC
$2,500,000
M-NTC
$2,500,000
M-NTC
$2,500,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA
Grigorenko, Mikhail C 27
$0
UFA
Domi, Max C 26
$5,300,000
$0
UFA
Bjorkstrand, Oliver RW 26
$5,400,000
$5,400,000
M-NTC
$5,400,000
M-NTC
$5,400,000
M-NTC
$5,400,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA
(2026)
Roslovic, Jack C 24
$1,838,362
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Stenlund, Kevin C 24
$1,050,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Robinson, Eric LW 26
$975,000
$1,600,000
$1,600,000
$0
UFA
Laine, Patrik RW 23
$7,500,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Texier, Alexandre C 22
$1,525,000
$1,525,000
$0
RFA
Bemstrom, Emil RW 22
$925,000
$0
RFA
Foudy, Liam C 21
$894,167
$0
RFA
TOTALS TOTALS
$45,407,529
$28,525,000
$21,500,000
$11,650,000
$9,150,000
$0
(8) Defence $15,932,500 19.5% of cap
Player POS Age 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026
Harrington, Scott D 28
$1,633,333
$0
UFA
Kukan, Dean D 28
$1,650,000
$0
UFA
Werenski, Zach D 24
$5,000,000
$9,583,333
$9,583,333
NMC
$9,583,333
NMC
$9,583,333
NMC
$0
UFA
(2028)
Carlsson, Gabriel D 24
$725,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Gavrikov, Vladislav D 25
$2,800,000
$2,800,000
$0
UFA
Bean, Jake D 23
$2,330,000
$2,330,000
$2,330,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Boqvist, Adam D 21
$894,167
$0
RFA
Lehtonen, Mikko D 27
$900,000
$0
UFA
TOTALS TOTALS
$15,932,500
$14,713,333
$11,913,333
$9,583,333
$9,583,333
$0
(2) Goalies $6,800,000 8.3% of cap
Player POS Age 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026
Korpisalo, Joonas G 27
$2,800,000
$0
UFA
Merzlikins, Elvis G 27
$4,000,000
$0
UFA
TOTALS TOTALS
$6,800,000
$0
$0
$0
$0
$0
(0) Buried $0 0.0% of cap
Player POS Age 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026
TOTALS TOTALS
$0
$0
$0
$0
$0
$0
(1) Buyout & Retained Salary $441,667 0.5% of cap
Player POS Age 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026
Wennberg, Alexander
Buyout
C 26
$441,667
$441,667
$891,667
$891,667
$891,667
TOTALS TOTALS
$441,667
$441,667
$891,667
$891,667
$891,667
$0
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2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025
Roster Size

Number of players on the Active Roster. Cannot exceed 23 players. Excludes players on IR and LTIR.

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23 10 7 4
Standard Player Contracts

Number of players signed to Standard Player Contracts (SPC's). Cannot exceed 50 players. Some players do not count towards this, such as 18/19 Year-Old players in Junior with less than 10 NHL Games Played in Season.

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44 20 12 4
Upper Limit

The maximum Salary Cap Hit of all players counting towards the active roster. Often referred to as "Salary Cap". This is determined in the summer and is based on the previous season's revenues, per the CBA.

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$81,500,000 $81,500,000 $81,500,000 $81,500,000
Projected Cap Hit

Anticipated Season-End Cap Hit based on the current roster, calculated by summing all Cap Hits of players currently counting towards the Salary Cap. Assumes current roster is in effect for the remainder of season.

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$68,581,696 $43,680,000 $34,305,000 $22,125,000
Projected Cap Space

Amount of Cap Space projected to be available at end of year. Calculated as Annual Salary Cap minus Projected Cap Hit.

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$12,918,304 $37,820,000 $47,195,000 $59,375,000
Current Cap Space

Amount of Annual Cap Hit that can be added to the roster without exceeding the Upper Limit (Salary Cap Maximum) based on the current roster. For teams using LTIR, Current Cap Space is the amount of annual cap hit that can be added without exceeding the Salary Cap by more than the team's LTIR Pool.

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$12,918,304 $37,820,000 $47,195,000 $59,375,000
Maximum LTIR Pool

The maximum amount of Long Term Injured Reserve space potentially available. This is the Cap Hit of player on LTIR less the Cap Space available for team at time player was on LTIR. A player can go on LTIR when they expect to miss 10 games and 24 days in the season. A player on LTIR does not come off of the salary cap, instead a team is allowed to exceed the cap by the LTIR amount.

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$0 $0 $0 $0
Current Roster Annual Cap Hit

Anticipated Cap Hit based on the current roster, calculated by summing all Cap Hits of players currently counting towards the Salary Cap + retained salary + buyouts.

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$68,581,696 $43,680,000 $34,305,000 $22,125,000
Carryover Bonus Overages

Teams can exceed the salary cap due to players receiving performance bonuses. If a team exceeds the salary cap due to performance bonuses, they carryover to the previous season and reduce the cap space a team has.

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$0 $0 $0 $0
Potential Bonuses

Performance Bonuses that players on the active roster are eligible to achieve. A team can exceed the salary cap due to performance bonuses, but they carry over to the following season.

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$2,100,000 $0 $0 $0
Retained Salary Remaining

Teams can retain salary/cap hit when they trade a player. A team can only have a maximum of 3 players that they retained salary on.

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3 3 3 3
(21) Non-Roster
Player POS Age 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026
Gerbe, Nathan C 34
$750,000
$0
UFA
Rinaldo, Zac LW 31
$750,000
$0
UFA
Hofmann, Gregory C 28
$900,000
$0
UFA
Gaunce, Brendan C 27
$750,000
$0
UFA
Zaar, Daniel RW 27
$0
RFA
Austin, Brady D 28
$0
Quenneville, Peter C 27
$0
Pendenza, Joseph C 30
$0
Vainio, Veeti D 24
$0
$0
UFA
Peeke, Andrew D 23
$787,500
$787,500
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Pu, Cliff RW 23
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Thome, Peter G 24
$0
$0
UFA
Thurkauf, Calvin C 24
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Bayreuther, Gavin D 27
$750,000
$750,000
$0
UFA
Tarasov, Daniil G 22
$925,000
$0
RFA
Meyer, Carson RW 24
$820,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Stucker, Robbie D 22
$0
MacIntyre, Bobby LW 25
$0
$0
UFA
Kulbakov, Ivan G 24
$0
$0
UFA
Marchenko, Kirill D 20
$0
Karlberg, Marcus RW 21
$0
Berni, Tim D 21
$925,000
$925,000
$0
RFA
Fix-Wolansky, Trey RW 22
$809,166
$0
RFA
Sikura, Tyler C 29
$750,000
$0
UFA
Christiansen, Jake D 22
$925,000
$925,000
$0
RFA
Cockerill, Garret D 27
$0
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
DeSalvo, Dan C 29
$0
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Raaymakers, Joseph G 23
$0
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Wade, Justin D 27
$0
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Johnson, Cameron G 27
$750,000
$0
UFA
Hjorth, Eric D 20
$0
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Voronkov, Dimitri LW 21
$0
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Angle, Tyler C 20
$850,833
$850,833
$850,833
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Barach, Derek C 26
$0
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Karlsson, Anton D 28
$0
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Stewart, Hayden G 26
$0
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Chinakhov, Yegor RW 20
$925,000
$925,000
$0
RFA
Knazko, Samuel D 19
$870,000
$870,000
$870,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Pyyhtia, Mikael C 19
$0
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Bjorgvik-Holm, Ole Julian D 19
$845,833
$845,833
$845,833
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Johannesson, Samuel D 20
$0
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Dunne, Joshua C 22
$925,000
$0
RFA
Danforth, Justin RW 28
$750,000
$0
UFA
Sillinger, Cole C 18
$925,000
$925,000
$925,000
$0
RFA
Johnson, Kent C 18
$0
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Ceulemans, Corson D 18
$0
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Svozil, Stanislav D 18
$870,000
$870,000
$870,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Richard, Guillaume D 18
$0
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Makarov, Nikolai D 18
$0
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Malatesta, James C 18
$0
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Boyd, Ben C 18
$0
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Rysavy, Martin LW 18
$0
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
TOTALS TOTALS
$17,553,332
$8,674,166
$4,361,666
$0
$0
$0