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Columbus Blue Jackets 2020-2021 Salary Cap

An updated look at the Columbus Blue Jackets 2020-2021 salary cap table, including team cap space, buyouts, buried & retained salary, & complete breakdowns of player cap hits, salaries, and bonuses.

Blue Jackets – The Athletic

No Trade
Modified No Trade
No Movement
Two Way Deal
Player (25) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap %
Atkinson Cameron Atkinson RW 31 $5,275,000 - - $5,275,000 $5,875,000 $5,875,000 8.03
Jones Seth Jones D 25 $5,400,000 - - $5,400,000 $5,400,000 $5,400,000 7.38
Domi Max Domi LW 25 $4,600,000 - - $4,600,000 $5,300,000 $5,300,000 7.24
Laine Patrik Laine RW 22 $7,500,000 - - $6,788,775 $6,750,000 $4,995,000 6.83
Merzlikins Elvis Merzlikins G 26 $3,000,000 - - $3,000,000 $4,000,000 $4,000,000 5.47
Korpisalo Joonas Korpisalo G 26 $2,200,000 - - $2,200,000 $2,800,000 $2,800,000 3.83
Gavrikov Vladislav Gavrikov D 24 $1,650,000 - - $1,650,000 $2,800,000 $2,800,000 3.83
Bjorkstrand Oliver Bjorkstrand RW 25 $2,500,000 - - $2,500,000 $2,500,000 $2,500,000 3.42
Roslovic Jack Roslovic C 23 $1,300,000 - - $1,300,000 $2,030,952 $2,030,952 2.78
Kukan Dean Kukan D 27 $1,300,000 - - $1,300,000 $1,650,000 $1,650,000 2.26
Harrington Scott Harrington D 27 $1,600,000 - - $1,600,000 $1,633,333 $1,633,333 2.23
Grigorenko Mikhail Grigorenko C 26 $1,200,000 - - $1,200,000 $1,200,000 $1,200,000 1.64
Robinson Eric Robinson LW 25 $975,000 - - $975,000 $975,000 $975,000 1.33
Texier Alexandre Texier C 21 $832,500 $92,500 - $917,855 $897,500 $889,755 1.22
Stenlund Kevin Stenlund C 24 $874,125 - - $874,125 $874,125 $874,125 1.19
Del Zotto Michael Del Zotto D 30 $700,000 - - $700,000 $700,000 $700,000 0.96
Carlsson Gabriel Carlsson D 23 $700,000 - - $663,740 $725,000 $687,500 0.94
Bemstrom Emil Bemstrom C 21 $832,500 $92,500 $850,000 $616,421 $925,000 $582,102 0.80
Lehtonen Mikko Lehtonen D 26 $832,500 $92,500 - $386,757 $925,000 $326,934 0.45
Peeke Andrew Peeke D 22 $832,500 $92,500 $850,000 $372,403 $916,666 $308,178 0.42
Matteau Stefan Matteau LW 26 $750,000 - - $271,572 $725,000 $262,500 0.36
MacInnis Ryan MacInnis C 24 $700,000 - - $229,292 $700,000 $229,292 0.31
Dalpe Zac Dalpe C 30 $750,000 - - $200,446 $750,000 $200,446 0.27
Sherwood Kole Sherwood LW 23 $735,000 - - $171,072 $735,000 $171,072 0.23
Gerbe Nathan Gerbe LW 33 $700,000 - - $120,680 $750,000 $129,320 0.18
 

2020 Injured Reserve Cap

Player (3) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap %
Nyquist Gustav Nyquist
(Shoulder)
RW 31 $5,000,000 - - $5,000,000 $5,500,000 $5,500,000 7.52
Werenski Zachary Werenski
(Hernia)
D 23 $4,000,000 - - $4,000,000 $5,000,000 $5,000,000 6.83
Jenner Boone Jenner
(Finger)
C 27 $3,500,000 - - $3,500,000 $3,750,000 $3,750,000 5.13
 

2020 Long Term Injured Reserve Cap

Player (1) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap %
Dubinsky Brandon Dubinsky C 34 $5,850,000 - - $5,850,000 $5,850,000 $5,182,475 7.08
 

2020 Buried Cap

Player (4) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap %
FoudyLiam Foudy C 20 $832,500 $92,500 $375,000 $372,403 $894,167 $300,612 0.41
KivlenieksMatiss Kivlenieks G 24 $700,000 - - $126,714 $725,000 $131,250 0.18
BayreutherGavin Bayreuther D 26 $700,000 $10,000 - $124,646 $710,000 $116,299 0.16
DunneJoshua Dunne C 21 $832,500 $92,500 - $171,447 $925,000 $87,714 0.12
 

2020 Buyout Cap

Player (2) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap %
HartnellScott Hartnell LW 38 - - - -   $1,250,000 $1,250,000 1.71
WennbergAlexander Wennberg C 26 $891,666 - - $891,666   $441,666 $441,666 0.60
 

2020 Retained Cap

Player (6) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary   Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap %
FolignoNick Foligno LW 32 $4,219,822 - - $4,219,822 $2,750,000 $2,750,000 3.76
SavardDavid Savard D 29 $3,034,476 - - $3,034,476 $2,125,000 $2,125,000 2.90
NashRiley Nash C 31 $2,062,497 - - $2,062,497 - - 0.00
KoivuMikko Koivu C 37 $362,068 - - $362,068 - - 0.00
DuboisPierre-Luc Dubois LW 22 $317,705 - - $317,705 - - 0.00
VehvilainenVeini Vehvilainen G 23 $135,558 - - $135,558 - - 0.00
 

2020-2021 Cap Totals

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

Cap Type Total
2020-2021 NHL Salary Cap Max $81,500,000
2020-2021 NHL Salary Cap Floor $60,200,000
Active Contracts $52,537,576
Injured Reserve Money $14,250,000
Long Term Reserve Money $5,850,000
Buried Money $635,875
Buyout Money $1,691,666
Retained Money $4,875,000
Taxi Squad Money $700,000
Total Allocated Cap $80,540,117
Cap Space $8,332,407
Cap Type Cap Total
2020-2021 Salary Cap Max $81,500,000
2020-2021 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 $47,739,125 $370,000 $1,700,000 $43,313,138 $52,537,576 $46,520,509
Injured Reserve $12,500,000 - - $12,500,000 $14,250,000 $14,250,000
Long Term Injured Reserve $5,850,000 - - $5,850,000 $5,850,000 $5,182,475
Buried $3,065,000 $195,000 $375,000 $795,210 $635,875 $635,875
Buyout Money $891,666 - - $891,666 $1,691,666 $1,691,666
Retained Money $10,132,126 - - $10,132,126 $4,875,000 $4,875,000
Taxi Squad Money $700,000 - - $12,068 $700,000 $12,068
Total Cap Allocations $80,877,917 $565,000 $2,075,000 - $80,540,117 $73,167,593
Cap Space $8,332,407


2020-2021 Taxi Squad Players

Player (10) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
TarasovDaniil Tarasov G 21 $832,500 $92,500 - $70,000 - -
ClendeningAdam Clendening D 27 $700,000 - - $700,000 - -
JohnsonCam Johnson G 26 $700,000 - - $75,000 $700,000 $12,068


2020-2021 Non-Roster Players

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

Player (10) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
BerniTim Berni D 20 $832,500 $92,500 - $70,000 $925,000 $925,000
ChinakhovYegor Chinakhov RW 19 $832,500 $92,500 - $8,000 $925,000 $925,000
ChristiansenJacob Christiansen D 21 $832,500 $92,500 - $70,000 $925,000 $925,000
Fix-WolanskyTrey Fix-Wolansky RW 21 $700,000 $92,500 $132,500 $70,000 $809,166 $809,166
PuCliff Pu RW 22 $700,000 - $132,500 $70,000 $745,000 $745,000
ThurkaufCalvin Thurkauf C 23 $700,000 - - $75,000 $700,000 $700,000
FoudyLiam Foudy C 20 $832,500 $92,500 $375,000 $70,000 $894,167 $300,612
KivlenieksMatiss Kivlenieks G 24 $700,000 - - $225,000 $725,000 $131,250
BayreutherGavin Bayreuther D 26 $700,000 $10,000 - $315,000 $710,000 $116,299
DunneJoshua Dunne C 21 $832,500 $92,500 - $80,000 $925,000 $87,714