Columbus Blue Jackets 2022-2023 Salary Cap

An updated look at the Columbus Blue Jackets 2022-2023 salary cap table, including team cap space, buyouts, buried & retained salary, & complete breakdowns of player cap hits, salaries, and bonuses.

Player (22) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap % Notes
Gaudreau Johnny Gaudreau LW 29 $7,750,000 $2,000,000 - $9,750,000 $9,750,000 $9,750,000 11.82 NMC
Laine Patrik Laine RW 24 $5,500,000 $2,000,000 - $7,500,000 $8,700,000 $8,700,000 10.55
Merzlikins Elvis Merzlikins G 28 $5,250,000 - - $5,250,000 $5,400,000 $5,400,000 6.55 M-NTC
Gudbranson Erik Gudbranson D 31 $5,000,000 - - $5,000,000 $4,000,000 $4,000,000 4.85 M-NTC
Roslovic Jack Roslovic C 26 $4,000,000 - - $4,000,000 $4,000,000 $4,000,000 4.85
Jenner Boone Jenner C 29 $3,750,000 - - $3,750,000 $3,750,000 $3,750,000 4.55 M-NTC
Gavrikov Vladislav Gavrikov D 27 $4,200,000 - - $4,200,000 $2,800,000 $2,800,000 3.39
Boqvist Adam Boqvist D 22 $2,000,000 - - $2,000,000 $2,600,000 $2,600,000 3.15
Kuraly Sean Kuraly C 30 $2,750,000 - - $2,750,000 $2,500,000 $2,500,000 3.03 M-NTC
Robinson Eric Robinson LW 27 $1,500,000 - - $1,500,000 $1,600,000 $1,600,000 1.94
Korpisalo Joonas Korpisalo G 28 $1,300,000 - - $1,300,000 $1,300,000 $1,300,000 1.58
Sillinger Cole Sillinger C 19 $832,500 $92,500 $850,000 $925,000 $925,000 $925,000 1.12 Two-Way
Johnson Kent Johnson C 20 $832,500 $92,500 $925,000 $925,000 $925,000 $910,059 1.10 Two-Way
Blankenburg Nick Blankenburg D 24 $800,000 - - $800,000 $825,000 $825,000 1.00
Peeke Andrew Peeke D 24 $825,000 - - $825,000 $787,500 $787,500 0.95
Foudy Liam Foudy C 22 $750,000 - - $750,000 $762,500 $762,500 0.92
Olivier Mathieu Olivier RW 25 $750,000 - - $750,000 $750,000 $750,000 0.91
Bayreuther Gavin Bayreuther D 28 $750,000 - - $750,000 $750,000 $657,216 0.80
Marchenko Kirill Marchenko LW 22 $832,500 $92,500 $425,000 $925,000 $925,000 $641,517 0.78 Two-Way
Bemstrom Emil Bemstrom C 23 $900,000 - - $900,000 $900,000 $580,680 0.70
Dunne Joshua Dunne C 24 $874,125 - - $874,125 $874,125 $540,500 0.66 Two-Way
Pederson Lane Pederson C 25 $750,000 - - $750,000 $750,000 $298,368 0.36
 

2022 Injured Reserve Cap

Player (6) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap %
Voracek Jakub Voracek
(Shoulder)
RW 33 $1,250,000 $5,000,000 - $6,250,000 $8,250,063 $8,250,063 10.00
Nyquist Gustav Nyquist
(Upper-body)
RW 33 $5,000,000 - - $5,000,000 $5,500,000 $5,500,000 6.67
Bean Jake Bean
(Upper-body)
D 24 $2,200,000 - - $2,200,000 $2,333,333 $2,333,333 2.83
Danforth Justin Danforth
(Upper-body)
RW 29 $975,000 - - $975,000 $975,000 $975,000 1.18
Chinakhov Yegor Chinakhov
(Ankle)
RW 21 $832,500 $92,500 $700,000 $925,000 $925,000 $925,000 1.12
Meyer Carson Meyer
(Oblique)
RW 25 $750,000 - - $750,000 $750,000 $560,448 0.68
 

2022 Long Term Injured Reserve Cap

Player (1) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap %
Werenski Zachary Werenski
(Shoulder)
D 25 $8,000,000 $2,000,000 - $10,000,000 $9,583,333 $9,583,333 11.62
 

2022 Buried Cap

Player (9) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap %
TarasovDaniil Tarasov G 23 $750,000 - - $750,000 $1,050,000 $1,050,000 1.27
BjorkMarcus Bjork D 25 $832,500 $92,500 - $925,000 $925,000 $333,191 0.40
BerniTim Berni D 22 $832,500 $92,500 - $925,000 $925,000 $328,218 0.40
ChristiansenJacob Christiansen D 23 $832,500 $92,500 - $925,000 $925,000 $233,731 0.28
Fix-WolanskyTrey Fix-Wolansky RW 23 $750,000 - - $750,000 $750,000 $64,512 0.08
JiricekDavid Jiricek D 19 $855,000 $95,000 $1,000,000 $950,000 $950,000 $56,188 0.07
GaunceBrendan Gaunce C 28 $750,000 - - $750,000 $762,500 $53,287 0.06
SweezeyBilly Sweezey D 26 $750,000 - - $750,000 $762,500 $40,990 0.05
GreavesJet Greaves G 21 $750,000 - - $750,000 $758,333 $28,539 0.03
 

2022 Buyout Cap

Player (1) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap %
WennbergAlexander Wennberg C 28 $891,667 - - $891,667   $441,666 $441,666 0.54
 

2022-2023 Cap Totals

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

Cap Type Adj Cap Total
2022-2023 NHL Salary Cap Max $82,500,000
2022-2023 NHL Salary Cap Floor $61,000,000
Active Contracts $54,078,340
Injured Reserve Money $18,543,844
Long Term Reserve Money $7,247,494
Buried Money $2,188,656
Buyout Money $441,666
Total Allocated Cap $82,500,000
Cap Space $0
Cap Type Cap Total
2022-2023 Salary Cap Max $82,500,000
2022-2023 Salary Cap Floor $61,000,000
Overage/Adjustment $0
Columbus's Adjusted Salary Cap $82,500,000
Cap Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Cap Total Adjusted Cap Total
Active Contracts $51,896,625 $4,277,500 $2,200,000 $56,174,125 $55,574,125 $54,078,340
Injured Reserve $11,007,500 $5,092,500 $700,000 $16,100,000 $18,733,396 $18,543,844
Long Term Injured Reserve $8,000,000 $2,000,000 - $10,000,000 $9,583,333 $7,247,494
Buried $7,102,500 $372,500 $1,000,000 $7,475,000 $2,188,656 $2,188,656
Buyout Money $891,667 - - $891,667 $441,666 $441,666
Total Cap Allocations $78,898,292 $11,742,500 $3,900,000 - $86,521,176 $82,500,000
Cap Space $0


2022-2023 Non-Roster Players

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

Player (21) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
TarasovDaniil Tarasov G 23 $750,000 - - - $1,050,000 $1,050,000
MateychukDenton Mateychuk D 18 $855,000 $95,000 $500,000 $82,500 $950,000 $950,000
Del Bel BelluzLuca Del Bel Belluz C 19 $775,000 $95,000 $80,000 $82,500 $923,333 $923,333
DumaisJordan Dumais RW 18 $775,000 $95,000 $80,000 $82,500 $923,333 $923,333
PyyhtiäMikael Pyyhtiä C 21 $750,000 $92,500 $82,500 $80,000 $897,500 $897,500
MalatestaJames Malatesta LW 19 $775,000 $87,500 $12,500 $80,000 $870,833 $870,833
KnazkoSamuel Knazko D 20 $750,000 $92,500 $82,500 $80,000 $870,000 $870,000
SvozilStanislav Svozil D 20 $750,000 $92,500 $82,500 $80,000 $870,000 $870,000
AngleTyler Angle C 22 $750,000 $92,500 $82,500 $70,000 $850,833 $850,833
Bjørgvik HolmOle Julian Bjørgvik Holm D 20 $750,000 $87,500 $80,000 $80,000 $845,833 $845,833
LalondeNolan Lalonde G 18 $750,000 $25,000 - $65,000 $798,333 $798,333
LuotoJoona Luoto LW 25 $750,000 - - $300,000 $750,000 $750,000
RichardsJustin Richards C 24 $750,000 - - $750,000 $750,000 $750,000
BjorkMarcus Bjork D 25 $832,500 $92,500 - $80,000 $925,000 $333,191
BerniTim Berni D 22 $832,500 $92,500 - $70,000 $925,000 $328,218
ChristiansenJacob Christiansen D 23 $832,500 $92,500 - $70,000 $925,000 $233,731
Fix-WolanskyTrey Fix-Wolansky RW 23 $750,000 - - $80,000 $750,000 $64,512
JiricekDavid Jiricek D 19 $855,000 $95,000 $1,000,000 $82,500 $950,000 $56,188
GaunceBrendan Gaunce C 28 $750,000 - - - $762,500 $53,287
SweezeyBilly Sweezey D 26 $750,000 - - $100,000 $762,500 $40,990
GreavesJet Greaves G 21 $750,000 - - $80,000 $758,333 $28,539