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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

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Two Way Deal
Player (23) 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 7.39
Foligno Nick Foligno LW 32 $5,500,000 - - $5,500,000 $5,500,000 $5,500,000 6.92
Jones Seth Jones D 25 $5,400,000 - - $5,400,000 $5,400,000 $5,400,000 6.79
Domi Max Domi LW 25 $4,600,000 - - $4,600,000 $5,300,000 $5,300,000 6.66
Werenski Zachary Werenski D 23 $4,000,000 - - $4,000,000 $5,000,000 $5,000,000 6.29
Laine Patrik Laine RW 22 $7,500,000 - - $6,788,775 $6,750,000 $4,995,000 6.28
Savard David Savard D 29 $4,000,000 - - $4,000,000 $4,250,000 $4,250,000 5.34
Jenner Boone Jenner C 27 $3,500,000 - - $3,500,000 $3,750,000 $3,750,000 4.72
Korpisalo Joonas Korpisalo G 26 $2,200,000 - - $2,200,000 $2,800,000 $2,800,000 3.52
Gavrikov Vladislav Gavrikov D 24 $1,650,000 - - $1,650,000 $2,800,000 $2,800,000 3.52
Nash Riley Nash C 31 $2,750,000 - - $2,750,000 $2,750,000 $2,750,000 3.46
Bjorkstrand Oliver Bjorkstrand RW 25 $2,500,000 - - $2,500,000 $2,500,000 $2,500,000 3.14
Roslovic Jack Roslovic C 23 $1,300,000 - - $1,300,000 $2,030,952 $2,030,952 2.55
Kukan Dean Kukan D 27 $1,300,000 - - $1,300,000 $1,650,000 $1,650,000 2.07
Harrington Scott Harrington D 27 $1,600,000 - - $1,600,000 $1,633,333 $1,633,333 2.05
Grigorenko Mikhail Grigorenko C 26 $1,200,000 - - $1,200,000 $1,200,000 $1,200,000 1.51
Robinson Eric Robinson LW 25 $975,000 - - $975,000 $975,000 $975,000 1.23
Texier Alexandre Texier C 21 $832,500 $92,500 - $925,000 $897,500 $889,755 1.12
Stenlund Kevin Stenlund C 24 $874,125 - - $874,125 $874,125 $874,125 1.10
Del Zotto Michael Del Zotto D 30 $700,000 - - $700,000 $700,000 $700,000 0.88
Carlsson Gabriel Carlsson D 23 $700,000 - - $700,000 $725,000 $687,500 0.86
Bemstrom Emil Bemstrom C 21 $832,500 $92,500 $850,000 $925,000 $925,000 $582,102 0.73
Vehvilainen Veini Vehvilainen G 23 $832,500 $92,500 - $925,000 $925,000 $566,154 0.71
 

2020 Injured Reserve Cap

Player (2) 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 6.92
Merzlikins Elvis Merzlikins
(Upper-body)
G 26 $3,000,000 - - $3,000,000 $4,000,000 $4,000,000 5.03
 

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 6.52
 

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 $925,000 $894,167 $184,992 0.23
KivlenieksMatiss Kivlenieks G 24 $700,000 - - $700,000 $725,000 $106,250 0.13
PeekeAndrew Peeke D 22 $832,500 $92,500 $850,000 $925,000 $916,666 $102,726 0.13
GerbeNathan Gerbe LW 33 $700,000 - - $700,000 $750,000 $25,864 0.03
 

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 1.57
WennbergAlexander Wennberg C 26 $891,666 - - $891,666   $441,666 $441,666 0.56
 

2020 Retained Cap

Player (2) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary   Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap %
KoivuMikko Koivu C 37 $362,068 - - $362,068 - - 0.00
DuboisPierre-Luc Dubois LW 22 $317,705 - - $317,705 - - 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 $65,210,910
Injured Reserve Money $9,500,000
Long Term Reserve Money $5,850,000
Buried Money $419,832
Buyout Money $1,691,666
Taxi Squad Money $1,425,000
Total Allocated Cap $84,097,408
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 $60,021,625 $277,500 $850,000 $59,587,900 $65,210,910 $62,708,921
Injured Reserve $8,000,000 - - $8,000,000 $9,500,000 $9,500,000
Long Term Injured Reserve $5,850,000 - - $5,850,000 $5,850,000 $5,182,475
Buried $3,065,000 $185,000 $1,225,000 $3,250,000 $419,832 $419,832
Buyout Money $891,666 - - $891,666 $1,691,666 $1,691,666
Taxi Squad Money $1,450,000 - - $1,450,000 $1,425,000 $24,568
Total Cap Allocations $79,958,064 $462,500 $2,075,000 - $84,097,408 $79,527,462
Cap Space $1,972,538


2020-2021 Taxi Squad Players

Player (13) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
DalpeZac Dalpe C 30 $750,000 - - $750,000 - -
MacInnisRyan MacInnis C 24 $700,000 - - $105,000 - -
MatteauStefan Matteau LW 26 $750,000 - - $150,000 $725,000 $12,500
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 (13) 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
ChristiansenJacob Christiansen D 21 $832,500 $92,500 - $70,000 $925,000 $925,000
TarasovDaniil Tarasov G 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
SherwoodKole Sherwood LW 23 $735,000 - - $70,000 $735,000 $735,000
BayreutherGavin Bayreuther D 26 $700,000 $10,000 - $315,000 $710,000 $710,000
ClendeningAdam Clendening D 27 $700,000 - - $700,000 $700,000 $700,000
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 $184,992
KivlenieksMatiss Kivlenieks G 24 $700,000 - - $225,000 $725,000 $106,250
PeekeAndrew Peeke D 22 $832,500 $92,500 $850,000 $70,000 $916,666 $102,726
GerbeNathan Gerbe LW 33 $700,000 - - - $750,000 $25,864