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.

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Salary Cap Breakdown Totals

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

    2021-22 2022-23 2023-24 2024-25 2025-26
Total Cap Allocations   $84,771,757 $50,120,895 $35,983,395 $21,233,333 $14,983,333
Signed Players   44 19 11 4 2
Forwards   $47,088,425 $29,450,063 $21,500,063 $11,650,000 $5,400,000
Defensemen   $16,723,333 $15,504,166 $11,916,666 $9,583,333 $9,583,333
Goaltending   $6,800,000
Injured Reserve  
Suspended  
Buried/Buyout/Dead Cap   $441,666 $441,666 $891,666 $891,668 $891,668


No Trade
Modified No Trade
No Movement
Two Way Deal
 

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. 2021-22 2022-23 2023-24 2024-25 2025-26
Jakub Voracek RW $8,250,063 $8,250,063 $8,250,063 0UFA 0-
Patrik Laine RW $7,500,000 0RFA 0- 0- 0-
Gustav Nyquist RW $5,500,000 $5,500,000 0UFA 0- 0-
Oliver Bjorkstrand RW $5,400,000 $5,400,000 $5,400,000 $5,400,000 $5,400,000
Max Domi LW $5,300,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Boone Jenner C $3,750,000 $3,750,000 $3,750,000 $3,750,000 0-
Sean Kuraly C $2,500,000 $2,500,000 $2,500,000 $2,500,000 0UFA
Jack Roslovic C $1,838,362 0RFA 0- 0- 0-
Alexandre Texier C $1,525,000 $1,525,000 0RFA 0- 0-
Kevin Stenlund C $1,050,000 0RFA 0- 0- 0-
Eric Robinson LW $975,000 $1,600,000 $1,600,000 0UFA 0-
Emil Bemstrom C $925,000 0RFA 0- 0- 0-
Yegor Chinakhov RW $925,000 $925,000 0RFA 0- 0-
Gregory Hofmann C $900,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Nathan Gerbe LW $750,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
 
Defenseman Pos. 2021-22 2022-23 2023-24 2024-25 2025-26
Zachary Werenski D $5,000,000 $9,583,333 $9,583,333 $9,583,333 $9,583,333
Vladislav Gavrikov D $2,800,000 $2,800,000 0UFA 0- 0-
Jake Bean D $2,333,333 $2,333,333 $2,333,333 0RFA 0-
Dean Kukan D $1,650,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Scott Harrington D $1,633,333 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Mikko Lehtonen D $900,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Adam Boqvist D $894,167 0RFA 0- 0- 0-
Andrew Peeke D $787,500 $787,500 0RFA 0- 0-
Gabriel Carlsson D $725,000 0RFA 0- 0- 0-
 
Goaltending Pos. 2021-22 2022-23 2023-24 2024-25 2025-26
Elvis Merzlikins G $4,000,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Joonas Korpisalo G $2,800,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
   

Dead Cap Figures

Pos. 2021-22 2022-23 2023-24 2024-25 2025-26
Alexander Wennberg C $441,666 $441,666 $891,666 $891,668 $891,668
 

 

Non-Roster Forwards Money

Player Pos. 2021-22 2022-23 2023-24 2024-25 2025-26
DunneJoshua Dunne C $925,000 RFA - - -
FoudyLiam Foudy C $894,167 RFA - - -
AngleTyler Angle C $850,833 $850,833 $850,833 RFA -
MeyerCarson Meyer RW $820,000 RFA - - -
Fix-WolanskyTrey Fix-Wolansky RW $809,166 RFA - - -
DanforthJustin Danforth RW $750,000 UFA - - -
GaunceBrendan Gaunce C $750,000 UFA - - -
RinaldoZac Rinaldo LW $750,000 UFA - - -
SikuraTyler Sikura C $750,000 UFA - - -
SillingerCole Sillinger C - - - RFA -
 

Non-Roster Defensemen Money

Player Pos. 2021-22 2022-23 2023-24 2024-25 2025-26
BerniTim Berni D $925,000 $925,000 RFA - -
ChristiansenJacob Christiansen D $925,000 $925,000 RFA - -
KnazkoSamuel Knazko D $870,000 - - RFA -
SvozilStanislav Svozil D $870,000 $870,000 $870,000 RFA -
Bjørgvik HolmOle Julian Bjørgvik Holm D $845,833 $845,833 $845,833 RFA -
BayreutherGavin Bayreuther D $750,000 $750,000 UFA - -
 

Non-Roster Goaltenders Money

Player Pos. 2021-22 2022-23 2023-24 2024-25 2025-26
TarasovDaniil Tarasov G $925,000 RFA - - -
JohnsonCam Johnson G $750,000 RFA - - -