Columbus Blue Jackets Salary Cap: Breakdown and Cap Space Analysis

The Columbus Blue Jackets salary cap is a hot topic for devoted fans, especially as the team navigates trades and free agent signings. In the fast-paced world of the NHL, understanding how the salary cap works and the Blue Jackets’ current situation can give you a real edge in predicting the team’s future moves. Let’s dive in!

What is the Salary Cap?

The NHL salary cap is a limit on the total amount of money a team can spend on player salaries in a given season. This ensures competitive balance throughout the league. Any team that exceeds the salary cap limit faces penalties.

Columbus Blue Jackets Salary Cap and Cap Space

The Columbus Blue Jackets are constantly managing their payroll to stay within the league’s salary cap. Understanding the Blue Jackets’ cap space is crucial when it comes to anticipating potential trades or signings. Resources like CapFriendly are invaluable for tracking the latest figures on the Columbus Blue Jackets salary cap, player contracts, and potential cap space.

Columbus Blue Jackets Salaries

Curious about your favorite player’s earnings? Websites like Spotrac provide detailed breakdowns of individual Columbus Blue Jackets salaries. See how your favorite players stack up and the impact they have on the team’s payroll.

Managing the Cap: Trades, Buyouts, and LTIR

The Columbus Blue Jackets front office has several tools to manage their salary cap situation. Trades allow teams to exchange players and contracts. Buyouts can be used to terminate a player’s contract but come with cap implications. Finally, injured players can be placed on long-term injured reserve (LTIR), offering temporary cap relief.

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Columbus Blue Jackets Salary Cap – Blue Jackets Cap Space

Gaudreau, Johnny$9,750,000 $9,750,000 $9,750,000 $9,750,000 $9,750,000 $9,750,000 NMCLW29
Laine, Patrik$8,700,000 $8,700,000 $8,700,000 UFAM-NTCRW, LW25
Roslovic, Jack$4,000,000 UFAC, RW26
Jenner, Boone "C"$3,750,000 $3,750,000 $3,750,000 UFAM-NTCC, LW29
Kuraly, Sean$2,500,000 $2,500,000 UFAM-NTCC, LW30
Robinson, Eric$1,600,000 UFALW27
Texier, Alexandre$1,525,000 RFALW, C, RW23
Johnson, Kent$925,000 10.2(c) ELC LW, C20
Marchenko, Kirill$925,000 RFAELC RW22
Sillinger, Cole$925,000 RFAELC C20
Bemström, Emil$900,000 RFARW, LW24
Foudy, Liam$762,500 RFALW, C23
Olivier, MathieuRFARW26
Pederson, LaneUFA G6C25
TOTAL$36,262,500 $24,700,000 $22,200,000 $9,750,000 $9,750,000 $9,750,000 24.9
Provorov, Ivan$4,725,000 $4,725,000 UFARSLD26
Gudbranson, Erik$4,000,000 $4,000,000 $4,000,000 UFAM-NTCRD31
Peeke, Andrew$2,750,000 $2,750,000 $2,750,000 UFARD25
Boqvist, Adam$2,600,000 $2,600,000 RFARD22
Blankenburg, Nick$825,000 RFALD/RD25
Berni, TimRFALD23
Bayreuther, GavinUFALD/RD29
TOTAL$14,900,000 $14,075,000 $6,750,000 25.9
Merzlikins, Elvis$5,400,000 $5,400,000 $5,400,000 $5,400,000 UFAM-NTCG29
Tarasov, Daniil$1,050,000 $1,050,000 RFAG24
TOTAL$6,450,000 $6,450,000 $5,400,000 $5,400,000 26.5
INJURED RESERVE (3 - $12,891,666)2023-242024-252025-262026-272027-282028-29TERMSPOSAGE
Werenski, Zachary "A"$9,583,333 $9,583,333 $9,583,333 $9,583,333 $9,583,333 UFANMCLD25
Bean, Jake$2,333,333 RFALD/RD24
Danforth, Justin$975,000 UFARW, C30
TOTAL$12,891,666 $9,583,333 $9,583,333 $9,583,333 $9,583,333 26.3
BUYOUT HISTORY (1)2023-242024-252025-262026-272027-282028-29
Wennberg, Alexander$891,667 $891,667 $891,667
TOTAL$891,667 $891,667 $891,667
ROSTER & BURIED CAP HIT $70,504,166 $54,808,333 $43,933,333 $24,733,333 $19,333,333 $9,750,000
DEAD CAP HIT $891,667 $891,667 $891,667 ---
PROJECTED CAP HIT $71,395,833 $55,700,000 $44,825,000 $24,733,333 $19,333,333 $9,750,000
SALARY CAP $83,500,000 $87,500,000 $92,000,000 $92,000,000 $92,000,000 $92,000,000
PROJECTED CAP SPACE $12,104,167 $31,800,000 $47,175,000 $67,266,667 $72,666,667 $82,250,000
CURRENT CAP SPACE $12,104,167 -----


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