Columbus Blue Jackets Active Financial Summary

A summary of financial breakdowns for the Columbus Blue Jackets, including multi-year cap totals, player cap hits, top earnings, contracts, & free agents.

 

Salary Cap Breakdown Totals

A current & future look at the signed players & cap dollars allocated by position group.

    2022-23 2023-24 2024-25 2025-26 2026-27
Total Cap Allocations   $98,705,019 $79,993,394 $51,852,499 $41,183,333 $24,733,333
Signed Players   46 32 14 6 3
Forwards   $32,513,615 $42,137,563 $24,700,000 $22,200,000 $9,750,000
Defensemen   $10,437,809 $19,341,666 $16,183,333 $13,583,333 $9,583,333
Goaltending   $2,350,000 $6,450,000 $6,450,000 $5,400,000 $5,400,000
Injured Reserve   $26,483,396
Suspended  
Buried/Buyout/Dead Cap   $441,666 $891,666 $891,668 $891,668


 

Roster Cap Figures

Current & future salary payroll figures for players on the active roster. For more view the complete Blue Jackets Salary Payroll Table

Forward Pos. 2022-23 2023-24 2024-25 2025-26 2026-27
Johnny Gaudreau LW $9,750,000 NMC $9,750,000 NMC $9,750,000 NMC $9,750,000 NMC $9,750,000 M-NTC
Patrik Laine RW $8,700,000 $8,700,000 M-NTC $8,700,000 M-NTC $8,700,000 M-NTC 0UFA
Jakub Voracek RW $8,250,063 $8,250,063 0UFA 0- 0-
Gustav Nyquist RW $5,500,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Jack Roslovic C $4,000,000 $4,000,000 0UFA 0- 0-
Boone Jenner C $3,750,000 M-NTC $3,750,000 M-NTC $3,750,000 M-NTC $3,750,000 M-NTC 0UFA
Sean Kuraly C $2,500,000 M-NTC $2,500,000 M-NTC $2,500,000 M-NTC 0UFA 0-
Eric Robinson LW $1,600,000 $1,600,000 0UFA 0- 0-
Justin Danforth RW $975,000 $975,000 0UFA 0- 0-
Yegor Chinakhov RW $925,000 0RFA 0- 0- 0-
Cole Sillinger C $925,000 $925,000 0RFA 0- 0-
Kent Johnson C $910,059 $925,000 0RFA 0- 0-
Liam Foudy C $762,500 $762,500 0RFA 0- 0-
Mathieu Olivier RW $750,000 0RFA 0- 0- 0-
Trey Fix-Wolansky RW $580,608 0RFA 0- 0- 0-
Carson Meyer RW $560,448 0RFA 0- 0- 0-
 
Defenseman Pos. 2022-23 2023-24 2024-25 2025-26 2026-27
Zachary Werenski D $9,583,333 $9,583,333 NMC $9,583,333 NMC $9,583,333 NMC $9,583,333 NMC
Erik Gudbranson D $4,000,000 M-NTC $4,000,000 M-NTC $4,000,000 M-NTC $4,000,000 M-NTC 0UFA
Vladislav Gavrikov D $2,800,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Adam Boqvist D $2,600,000 $2,600,000 $2,600,000 0RFA 0-
Jake Bean D $2,333,333 $2,333,333 0RFA 0- 0-
Marcus Bjork D $760,869 0RFA 0- 0- 0-
Jacob Christiansen D $755,896 0RFA 0- 0- 0-
Tim Berni D $676,328 0RFA 0- 0- 0-
Nick Blankenburg D $825,000 $825,000 0RFA 0- 0-
Andrew Peeke D $787,500 0RFA 0- 0- 0-
Gavin Bayreuther D $657,216 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
 
Goaltending Pos. 2022-23 2023-24 2024-25 2025-26 2026-27
Elvis Merzlikins G $5,400,000 M-NTC $5,400,000 M-NTC $5,400,000 M-NTC $5,400,000 M-NTC $5,400,000 M-NTC
Joonas Korpisalo G $1,300,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Daniil Tarasov G $1,050,000 $1,050,000 $1,050,000 0RFA 0-
   

Dead Cap Figures

Pos. 2022-23 2023-24 2024-25 2025-26 2026-27
Alexander Wennberg C $441,666 $891,666 $891,668 $891,668 0-
 

 

Non-Roster Forwards Money

Player Pos. 2022-23 2023-24 2024-25 2025-26 2026-27
MarchenkoKirill Marchenko LW $925,000 $925,000 RFA - -
DumaisJordan Dumais RW $923,333 $923,333 $923,333 RFA -
BemstromEmil Bemstrom C $67,746 $900,000 RFA - -
PyyhtiäMikael Pyyhtiä C $897,500 $897,500 $897,500 RFA -
DunneJoshua Dunne C $874,125 RFA - - -
AngleTyler Angle C $850,833 $850,833 RFA - -
GaunceBrendan Gaunce C $53,287 $762,500 UFA - -
LuotoJoona Luoto LW $750,000 RFA - - -
 

Non-Roster Defensemen Money

Player Pos. 2022-23 2023-24 2024-25 2025-26 2026-27
MateychukDenton Mateychuk D $950,000 $950,000 $950,000 RFA -
JiricekDavid Jiricek D $56,188 $950,000 $950,000 RFA -
KnazkoSamuel Knazko D $870,000 $870,000 RFA - -
SvozilStanislav Svozil D $870,000 $870,000 RFA - -
Bjørgvik HolmOle Julian Bjørgvik Holm D $845,833 $845,833 RFA - -
SweezeyBilly Sweezey D $40,990 $762,500 RFA - -
 

Non-Roster Goaltenders Money

Player Pos. 2022-23 2023-24 2024-25 2025-26 2026-27
LalondeNolan Lalonde G $798,333 $798,333 $798,333 RFA -
GreavesJet Greaves G $4,077 $758,333 RFA - -