Columbus Blue Jackets

Head Coach John Tortorella
Assistant Coach Brad Larsen
Assistant Coach Kenny McCudden
Assistant Coach Brad Shaw
Goaltending Coach Manny Legace
Playoff Odds 31.2%
Cap Hit $76,517,825
Cap Space $4,982,175
LTIR Pool $0
Roster 24/23
Contracts 46/50
Transactions
recalled G Matiss Kivlenieks from Cleveland (AHL). Feb 25
TRADE ANALYSIS
The Arizona Coyotes acquired Markus Hannikainen from the Columbus Blue Jackets for a conditional 2020 seventh round pick
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Feb 24
TRADE ANALYSIS
The Columbus Blue Jackets acquired Devin Shore from the Anaheim Ducks for Devin Shore
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Feb 24
recalled C Calvin Thurkauf from Cleveland (AHL). Feb 24
activated G Joonas Korpisalo from injured reserve. Feb 23
Friday, Feb 28 | 4:00pm
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Sunday, Mar 1 | 4:00pm
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Wednesday, Mar 4 | 5:30pm
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Tuesday, Feb 25
Monday, Feb 24
Saturday, Feb 22
Line Combinations Updated: Feb 25 (4:44pm)
$5,500,0005.5M
$3,750,0003.8M
$5,500,0005.5M
$5,000,0005M
$4,250,0004.3M
Line 1 $14,750,000 Pairing 1 $9,250,000
$725,0000.7M
$894,1660.9M
$675,0000.7M
$925,0000.9M
$1,633,3331.6M
Line 2 $2,294,166 Pairing 2 $2,558,333
$874,1250.9M
$2,300,0002.3M
$925,0000.9M
$2,700,0002.7M
$916,6660.9M
Line 3 $4,099,125 Pairing 3 $3,616,666
$792,5000.8M
$864,1660.9M
$715,0000.7M
$1,150,0001.2M
$925,0000.9M
Line 4 $2,371,666 Goalies $2,075,000
Injury Report
Riley Nash Riley Nash - Upper Body
Nash was held out of the last game due to an upper-body injury, and it is undetermined if he will play Friday versus the Wild.
questionable - Ques Fri
Updated Feb 25, 2020
Elvis Merzlikins Elvis Merzlikins - Upper Body
Merzlikins missed the previous game due to an upper-body injury, and his availability against the Wild on Friday is in question.
questionable - Ques Fri
Updated Feb 25, 2020
Oliver Bjorkstrand Oliver Bjorkstrand - Lower Body
Bjorkstrand is expected to miss eight to 10 weeks due to a sprained and fractured ankle.
out - Early May
Updated Feb 25, 2020
Devin Shore Devin Shore - Acquired
Shore was traded for, and it is uncertain if he will line up Tuesday versus the Wild.
questionable - Ques Tues
Updated Feb 25, 2020

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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
(14) Forwards $48,137,457 59.1% of cap
Player POS Age 2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024
Dubinsky, Brandon
IR
C 33
$5,850,000
M-NTC
$5,850,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA
Foligno, Nick LW 32
$5,500,000
NMC
M-NTC
$5,500,000
NMC
M-NTC
$0
UFA
Gerbe, Nathan C 32
$675,000
$750,000
$0
UFA
Nash, Riley C 30
$2,750,000
$2,750,000
$0
UFA
Nyquist, Gustav RW 30
$5,500,000
$5,500,000
$5,500,000
$5,500,000
$0
UFA
Atkinson, Cam
IR
RW 30
$5,875,000
NTC
$5,875,000
M-NTC
$5,875,000
M-NTC
$5,875,000
M-NTC
$5,875,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA
(2025)
Jenner, Boone C 26
$3,750,000
$3,750,000
$3,750,000
$0
UFA
Matteau, Stefan C 26
$725,000
$725,000
$0
UFA
Shore, Devin LW 25
$2,300,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Anderson, Josh
IR
RW 25
$1,850,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Wennberg, Alexander
IR
C 25
$4,900,000
$4,900,000
$4,900,000
$4,900,000
$0
UFA
Bjorkstrand, Oliver RW 24
$2,500,000
$2,500,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Stenlund, Kevin C 23
$864,166
$0
RFA
Robinson, Eric LW 24
$874,125
$975,000
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Dubois, Pierre-Luc LW 21
$894,166
$0
RFA
Thurkauf, Calvin C 22
$715,000
$0
RFA
Texier, Alexandre
IR
C 20
$897,500
$897,500
$0
RFA
Bemstrom, Emil RW 20
$925,000
$925,000
$925,000
$0
RFA
Lilja, Jakob LW 26
$792,500
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
TOTALS TOTALS
$48,137,457
$40,897,500
$20,950,000
$16,275,000
$5,875,000
$0
(7) Defence $27,044,165 33.2% of cap
Player POS Age 2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024
Savard, David D 29
$4,250,000
$4,250,000
$0
UFA
Harrington, Scott D 26
$1,633,333
$1,633,333
$1,633,333
$0
UFA
Murray, Ryan
IR
D 26
$4,600,000
$4,600,000
$0
RFA
Jones, Seth
IR
D 25
$5,400,000
$5,400,000
M-NTC
$5,400,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA
Kukan, Dean
IR
D 26
$725,000
$1,650,000
$1,650,000
$0
UFA
Werenski, Zach D 22
$5,000,000
$5,000,000
$5,000,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Carlsson, Gabriel D 23
$894,166
$0
RFA
Gavrikov, Vladislav D 24
$925,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Nutivaara, Markus D 25
$2,700,000
$2,700,000
$2,700,000
$0
UFA
Peeke, Andrew D 21
$916,666
$916,666
$0
RFA
TOTALS TOTALS
$27,044,165
$26,149,999
$16,383,333
$0
$0
$0
(3) Goalies $2,949,125 3.6% of cap
Player POS Age 2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024
Korpisalo, Joonas G 25
$1,150,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Merzlikins, Elvis G 25
$874,125
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Kivlenieks, Matiss G 23
$925,000
$0
RFA
TOTALS TOTALS
$2,949,125
$0
$0
$0
$0
$0
(0) Buried $0 0.0% of cap
Player POS Age 2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024
TOTALS TOTALS
$0
$0
$0
$0
$0
$0
(2) Buyout & Retained Salary $2,708,333 3.3% of cap
Player POS Age 2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024
Hartnell, Scott
Buyout
LW 37
$1,250,000
$1,250,000
Tyutin, Fyodor
Buyout
D 36
$1,458,333
TOTALS TOTALS
$2,708,333
$1,250,000
$0
$0
$0
$0
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2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023
Roster Size

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

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32 23 10 3
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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46 29 13 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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$76,517,825 $70,022,499 $37,333,333 $17,138,334
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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$4,982,175 $11,477,501 $44,166,667 $64,361,666
Current Cap Space

Amount of Cap Space that can be added to the roster without exceeding the Upper Limit (Salary Cap Maximum) based on the current roster.

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$23,761,143 $11,477,501 $44,166,667 $64,361,666
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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$80,839,080 $70,022,499 $37,333,333 $17,138,334
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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$5,182,500 $1,700,000 $850,000 $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
(15) Non-Roster
Player POS Age 2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024
Dalpe, Zac C 30
$750,000
$750,000
$0
UFA
Clendening, Adam D 27
$700,000
$700,000
$0
UFA
Simpson, Dillon D 27
$675,000
$0
UFA
Sedlak, Lukas C 27
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Somerby, Doyle D 25
$700,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Austin, Brady D 26
$0
$0
UFA
Fortier, Maxime RW 25
$759,166
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Dano, Marko LW 25
$800,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Quenneville, Peter C 25
$0
$0
UFA
MacInnis, Ryan C 24
$874,125
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Collins, Ryan D 23
$880,833
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Koules, Miles C 25
$0
$0
UFA
Pendenza, Joseph C 29
$0
Bittner, Paul LW 23
$747,500
$0
RFA
Vainio, Veeti D 22
$0
Sherwood, Kole RW 23
$693,333
$0
RFA
Thome, Peter G 22
$0
Scott, Justin C 24
$700,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Tarasov, Daniil G 20
$0
Howarth, Kale C 22
$0
Meyer, Carson RW 22
$0
Stucker, Robbie D 21
$0
MacIntyre, Bobby LW 23
$0
Kulbakov, Ivan G 23
$0
Foudy, Liam C 20
SLIDE
$863,334
$863,334
$863,334
$0
RFA
Marchenko, Kirill D 19
$0
Karlberg, Marcus RW 20
$0
Berni, Tim D 20
$0
Vehvilainen, Veini G 23
$925,000
$925,000
$0
RFA
Fix-Wolansky, Trey RW 20
$809,166
$809,166
$809,166
$0
RFA
Cockerill, Garret D 26
$0
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
DeSalvo, Dan C 27
$0
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Raaymakers, Joseph G 21
$0
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Sokolov, Yegor RW 19
$0
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Wade, Justin D 25
$0
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Tarasov, Danil RW 28
$925,000
$925,000
$925,000
$0
RFA
Hjorth, Eric D 19
$0
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Voronkov, Dimitri LW 19
$0
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Angle, Tyler C 19
$0
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Barach, Derek C 24
$0
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Karlsson, Anton D 26
$0
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Sokolov, Egor RW 19
$0
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Stewart, Hayden G 25
$0
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
TOTALS TOTALS
$11,833,290
$4,972,500
$2,597,500
$863,334
$0
$0