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Matt Calvert | Winger

Team: Columbus Blue Jackets
Age / DOB:  (24) / 12/24/1989
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 187
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Matt Calvert scored a goal in Columbus' 2-1 win against Florida.
Calvert now has three goals and four points in 15 games this season. As those numbers imply, he's not expected to have much fantasy value in standard leagues this season. Dec 2 - 9:51 AM

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Matt Calvert was a minus-4 in Columbus' 5-0 loss to Vancouver on Friday night.

All but four of Columbus' skaters finished with a minus rating tonight. The Blue Jackets fired 31 shots at Vancouver goalie Ryan Miller, but they were unable to sneak one by him. The Jackets have now lost five consecutive games.
Nov 28 - 11:25 PM

Matt Calvert will be scratched Tuesday night against Detroit.

Jack Skille will also join him in the press box as they recover from injuries. With just five points between the two of them and a lineup plagued by injury, it's no wonder why Coach Richards is slow to re-insert them back into the lineup.
Nov 18 - 6:58 PM

Matt Calvert (wrist) might be available on Tuesday.

Calvert took part in Monday's practice. "It felt good to be back to practice," Calvert said. "It's been two wins now for the boys and it’s an exciting time to come back." He's been out for four straight games.
Nov 18 - 10:30 AM

The Columbus Blue Jackets have placed Matt Calvert (wrist) on injured reserve retroactive to November 7th.

Calvert was injured in a game against the Carolina Hurricanes earlier this month and hasn't played since. He has one goal and one assist in nine games this season.
Nov 15 - 2:50 PM

Matt Calvert missed Saturday's game with a recurrence of the injuries that kept him out of the lineup for four games.

Calvert was suffering from a wrist and ankle injury and returned to the sidelines after playing in the last two games. He has a goal and an assist in nine games. "Just a setback," Calvert said. "I was hoping it would have gotten better but … I don’t know how long it might be." Consider him day-to-day for now.
Nov 9 - 6:02 AM

Matt Calvert (head/ankle) has been activated off of the injured reserve list.

Calvert missed four straight games due to the ailment. He has a goal and two points in seven contests in 2014-15.
Nov 4 - 10:24 AM

Matt Calvert (head, ankle) appears to be ready to return on Tuesday.

He still needs clearance but that could come Tuesday before the team's morning skate. Calvert took part in a full practice on Monday. He has missed the last four games.
Nov 3 - 6:07 PM

Matt Calvert (upper body) is expected to return to the Columbus lineup this week.

This is according to GM Jarmo Kekalainen and coach Todd Richards. He has been out of action since October 24. Stay tuned.
Nov 3 - 6:09 AM

Matt Calvert is still not ready to return to Columbus' lineup.

Jackets' head coach Todd Richards said that Calvert hasn't progressed as much as he would have liked, but that he didn't suffer a setback. The 24-year-old has a goal and an assist in seven games this season.
Nov 1 - 5:03 PM

The Columbus Blue Jackets might get Matt Calvert back on Saturday.

Calvert has a goal and two points in seven games. He's missed two straight contests due to the ailment and he'll be out for a third game on Friday.
Oct 31 - 5:39 PM

Matt Calvert (upper body) has been placed on injured reserve.

He was seen limping after he went into boards awkwardly after a hit attempt on Friday, but Columbus GM Jarmo Kekalainen called the ailment an upper-body injury. Calvert participated in Sunday's pregame skate, but he wasn't able to play.
Oct 27 - 1:49 PM

Matt Calvert scored the game-winning goal in Columbus' 3-2 win over the Calgary Flames on Friday night.

Calvert also collected an assist and was named the game's first star. The goal was his first of the season. Jack Skille and Ryan Johansen also scored for the Jackets. With the win, Columbus now improves to 3-1-0 on the season.
Oct 17 - 10:11 PM

Left winger Matt Calvert scored twice and had an assist in the Blue Jackets' 6-3 preseason win against the Carolina Hurricanes Wednesday night.

Marko Dano also produced two goals for Columbus, which improved to 6-1-0 this preseason. Michael Chaput and Artem Anisimov also scored for the Blue Jackets. Alexander Wennberg and Dalton Prout each had two assists, and Sergei Bobrovsky made 23 saves for the winners. Victor Rask scored twice for Carolina. Michal Jordan notched the Canes' other goal. Anton Khudobin, competing with Cam Ward to be the Hurricanes' No. 1 goalie, allowed five goals on 31 shots.
Oct 1 - 10:27 PM

Matt Calvert tallied two goals -- including the game-winner -- for the Blue Jackets, who defeated the Penguins 4-3 in double overtime of Game 2 of their first-round series.

The feisty Blue Jackets pick up the franchise's first playoff victory. In this one, the Blue Jackets went down 2-0 and 3-1. Columbus matched the powerful Penguins lineup throughout, impressively scoring three special-teams goals. Calvert scored a short-handed goal to pull the team to 3-2 and the winner at 1:10 of the second overtime. Ryan Johansen scored on the power play and had a helper on Jack Johnson's goal that tied the game at three. With Fedor Tyutin injured early, Johnson played 38:31. David Savard had two helpers, tallying 33:46 of ice time.
Apr 19 - 11:11 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Ryan Johansen
2Brandon Dubinsky
3Artem Anisimov
4Mark Letestu
5Michael Chaput
6Brian Gibbons
LW1Scott Hartnell
2Nick Foligno
3Matt Calvert
4Boone Jenner
5Jack Skille
RW1Cam Atkinson
2Alexander Wennberg
3Jared Boll
4Corey Tropp
5Adam Cracknell
6Nathan Horton
7Jeremy Morin
D1James Wisniewski
2Jack Johnson
3Fedor Tyutin
4Ryan Murray
5David Savard
6Kevin Connauton
7Jordan Leopold
8Cody Goloubef
9Dalton Prout
G1Sergei Bobrovsky
2Curtis McElhinney