Columbus Blue Jackets 2021-2022 Salary Cap

An updated look at the Columbus Blue Jackets 2021-2022 salary cap table, including team cap space, buyouts, buried & retained salary, & complete breakdowns of player cap hits, salaries, and bonuses.

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Player (22) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap % Notes
Voracek Jakub Voracek RW 32 $7,500,000 - - $7,500,000 $8,250,063 $8,250,063 11.70
Laine Patrik Laine RW 23 $7,500,000 - - $7,500,000 $7,500,000 $7,500,000 10.63
Nyquist Gustav Nyquist RW 32 $6,000,000 - - $6,000,000 $5,500,000 $5,500,000 7.80
Bjorkstrand Oliver Bjorkstrand RW 26 $4,500,000 - - $4,500,000 $5,400,000 $5,400,000 7.66
Domi Max Domi LW 26 $6,000,000 - - $6,000,000 $5,300,000 $5,300,000 7.51
Werenski Zachary Werenski D 24 $7,000,000 - - $7,000,000 $5,000,000 $5,000,000 7.09
Merzlikins Elvis Merzlikins G 27 $5,000,000 - - $5,000,000 $4,000,000 $4,000,000 5.67
Jenner Boone Jenner C 28 $3,500,000 - - $3,500,000 $3,750,000 $3,750,000 5.32
Korpisalo Joonas Korpisalo G 27 $3,400,000 - - $3,400,000 $2,800,000 $2,800,000 3.97
Kuraly Sean Kuraly C 28 $1,500,000 - - $1,500,000 $2,500,000 $2,500,000 3.54 Full-NTC
Bean Jake Bean D 23 $1,900,000 - - $1,900,000 $2,333,333 $2,333,333 3.31
Roslovic Jack Roslovic C 24 $2,500,000 - - $2,500,000 $1,838,362 $1,838,362 2.61
Kukan Dean Kukan D 28 $2,000,000 - - $2,000,000 $1,650,000 $1,650,000 2.34
Texier Alexandre Texier C 22 $1,300,000 - - $1,300,000 $1,525,000 $1,525,000 2.16
Robinson Eric Robinson LW 26 $975,000 - - $975,000 $975,000 $975,000 1.38
Chinakhov Yegor Chinakhov RW 20 $832,500 $92,500 $500,000 $925,000 $925,000 $911,125 1.29 Two-Way
Bemstrom Emil Bemstrom C 22 $832,500 $92,500 $850,000 $925,000 $925,000 $897,250 1.27 Two-Way
Peeke Andrew Peeke D 23 $750,000 - - $750,000 $787,500 $787,500 1.12
Bayreuther Gavin Bayreuther D 27 $750,000 - - $750,000 $750,000 $750,000 1.06
Carlsson Gabriel Carlsson D 24 $750,000 - - $750,000 $725,000 $688,750 0.98 Two-Way
Danforth Justin Danforth RW 28 $750,000 - - $750,000 $750,000 $663,750 0.94 Two-Way
Christiansen Jacob Christiansen D 22 $832,500 $92,500 - $925,000 $925,000 $513,375 0.73 Two-Way
 

2021 Injured Reserve Cap

Player (4) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap %
Gavrikov Vladislav Gavrikov
(Covid-19)
D 25 $2,550,000 - - $2,550,000 $2,800,000 $2,800,000 3.97
Boqvist Adam Boqvist
(Covid-19)
D 21 $832,500 - - $832,500 $894,167 $894,167 1.27
Tarasov Daniil Tarasov
(Lower-body)
G 22 $832,500 $92,500 - $925,000 $925,000 $605,875 0.86
Gerbe Nathan Gerbe
(Hip)
LW 34 $800,000 - - $800,000 $750,000 $135,776 0.19
 

2021 Buried Cap

Player (6) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap %
StenlundKevin Stenlund C 25 $1,050,000 - - $1,050,000 $1,050,000 $1,050,000 1.49
HarringtonScott Harrington D 28 $1,700,000 - - $1,700,000 $1,633,333 $508,333 0.72
DunneJoshua Dunne C 22 $832,500 $92,500 - $925,000 $925,000 $379,250 0.54
Fix-WolanskyTrey Fix-Wolansky RW 22 $750,000 $92,500 $82,500 $842,500 $809,166 $141,610 0.20
FoudyLiam Foudy C 21 $832,500 - $400,000 $832,500 $894,167 $22,355 0.03
BerubeJean-Francois Berube G 27 $750,000 - - $750,000 $750,000 $18,750 0.03
 

2021 Buyout Cap

Player (1) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap %
WennbergAlexander Wennberg C 27 $891,666 - - $891,666   $441,666 $441,666 0.63
 

2021-2022 Cap Totals

Salary cap totals including salaries, buyout figures, and projected floor & cap space.

Cap Type Adj Cap Total
2021-2022 NHL Salary Cap Max $81,500,000
2021-2022 NHL Salary Cap Floor $60,200,000
Active Contracts $63,533,508
Injured Reserve Money $4,435,818
Buried Money $2,120,298
Buyout Money $441,666
Total Allocated Cap $70,531,290
Cap Space $10,968,710
Cap Type Cap Total
2021-2022 Salary Cap Max $81,500,000
2021-2022 Salary Cap Floor $60,200,000
Overage/Adjustment $0
Columbus's Adjusted Salary Cap $81,500,000
Cap Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Cap Total Adjusted Cap Total
Active Contracts $66,072,500 $277,500 $1,350,000 $66,350,000 $64,109,258 $63,533,508
Injured Reserve $5,015,000 $92,500 - $5,107,500 $5,369,167 $4,435,818
Buried $5,915,000 $185,000 $482,500 $6,100,000 $2,120,298 $2,120,298
Buyout Money $891,666 - - $891,666 $441,666 $441,666
Total Cap Allocations $77,894,166 $555,000 $1,832,500 - $72,040,389 $70,531,290
Cap Space $10,968,710


2021-2022 Non-Roster Players

Salaries from players currently in the system. denotes a buried salary that counts against the payroll.

Player (17) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
StenlundKevin Stenlund C 25 $1,050,000 - - $1,050,000 $1,050,000 $1,050,000
BerniTim Berni D 21 $832,500 $92,500 - $70,000 $925,000 $925,000
KnazkoSamuel Knazko D 19 $750,000 $92,500 $82,500 $80,000 $870,000 $870,000
SvozilStanislav Svozil D 18 $750,000 $92,500 $82,500 $80,000 $870,000 $870,000
AngleTyler Angle C 21 $750,000 $92,500 $82,500 $70,000 $850,833 $850,833
Bjørgvik HolmOle Julian Bjørgvik Holm D 19 $750,000 $85,000 $80,000 $80,000 $845,833 $845,833
MeyerCarson Meyer RW 24 $820,000 $70,000 - $70,000 $820,000 $820,000
GaunceBrendan Gaunce C 27 $750,000 - - $350,000 $750,000 $750,000
JohnsonCam Johnson G 27 $750,000 - - $75,000 $750,000 $750,000
RinaldoZac Rinaldo LW 31 $750,000 - - $275,000 $750,000 $750,000
SikuraTyler Sikura C 29 $750,000 - - $200,000 $750,000 $750,000
HarringtonScott Harrington D 28 $1,700,000 - - $1,700,000 $1,633,333 $508,333
DunneJoshua Dunne C 22 $832,500 $92,500 - $80,000 $925,000 $379,250
Fix-WolanskyTrey Fix-Wolansky RW 22 $750,000 $92,500 $82,500 $70,000 $809,166 $141,610
FoudyLiam Foudy C 21 $832,500 - $400,000 $70,000 $894,167 $22,355
BerubeJean-Francois Berube G 27 $750,000 - - $200,000 $750,000 $18,750
SillingerCole Sillinger C 18 - - - - - -