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Matt Calvert | Winger

Team: Columbus Blue Jackets
Age / DOB:  (25) / 12/24/1989
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 187
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Matt Calvert's newly signed three-year contract is worth $6.6 million.
Calvert will earn $1.5 million next season, $2.2 million in 2016-17, and $2.9 million in the final campaign of the deal. He was a restricted free agent after completing his previous two-year, $1,975,000 contract. Jul 9 - 10:38 AM

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Matt Calvert has agreed to a three-year deal with the Columbus Blue Jackets.

The financial details of the contract were not disclosed. Calvert was a restricted free agent, but he declined to file for salary arbitration. He had 13 goals and 23 points in 56 contests in 2014-15. "Matt Calvert is a heart and soul player, who works hard on and off the ice and is a relentless competitor at both ends of the rink," said Blue Jackets GM Jarmo Kekalainen. "He's been an important contributor to our team and we are excited that he will continue to be a part of our organization moving forward."
Jul 9 - 10:13 AM

Matt Calvert is reportedly close to agreeing to terms with the Columbus Blue Jackets.

Calvert, who is a restricted free agent, passed on the opportunity to file for salary arbitration. He had 13 goals and 23 points in 56 games last season.
Jul 7 - 5:18 PM

Aaron Portzline of the Columbus Dispatch sees Matt Calvert as a fourth-line forward in 2015-16.

Calvert scored 13 goals and 23 points in just 56 games, so it seems reasonable to ponder him as someone in the top nine. Either way, the Blue Jackets should be a lot tougher to deal with, especially if they enjoy more reasonable injury luck.
Jul 4 - 6:18 PM

Matt Calvert scored a goal in Columbus' 4-3 overtime loss to the New York Rangers on Monday.

Calvert has now found the back of the net in two straight games. He has 13 goals and 21 points in 53 contests in 2014-15.
Apr 7 - 9:19 AM

Matt Calvert will return from a concussion on Tuesday night.

He missed 15 games with a concussion and neck injury. Calvert will skate on the fourth line with Mark Letestu and Jeremy Morin.
Mar 31 - 5:15 PM

Matt Calvert (concussion) has "a good possibility" of playing on Tuesday.

He was back on the ice for practice on Monday. Calvert has been out since Feb. 26 because of a concussion.
Mar 30 - 6:26 PM

Matt Calvert (concussion) should start practicing with Columbus next week.

Calvert has skated on his own for four straight days. He still might return before the end of the regular season.
Mar 27 - 11:03 AM

After announcing that he was making progress with his recovery from a concussion, the Columbus Blue Jackets decided to scale back Matt Calvert's rehab recently.

Tough break, but with the playoffs far out of reach, it's probably the wisest choice for Calvert and the Blue Jackets, especially long-term.
Mar 14 - 2:03 PM

Matt Calvert (concussion) is "making progress."

As is typically the case with a concussion, it's not clear when Calvert might return. He hasn't played since Feb. 26.
Mar 6 - 10:46 AM

Matt Calvert (concussion) has been moved to the injured reserve list.

Calvert sustained the injury on Thursday and is out indefinitely as a result. Placing him on the IR list allowed Columbus to recall Brian Gibbons.
Feb 27 - 6:33 PM

Matt Calvert has sustained a concussion.

Calvert is being listed as out indefinitely by Columbus. He has 10 goals and 19 points in 49 contests in 2014-15.
Feb 27 - 12:59 PM

Matt Calvert recorded his 10th goal of the season, however the Blue Jackets dropped a 4-2 decision to Buffalo on Tuesday.

This marks the second time in his career that Calvert has reached double-digit goals, but he stands an excellent chance of surpassing his career-best of 11. Kevin Connauton was the only goal scorer for the Jackets in the loss.
Feb 24 - 11:03 PM

Matt Calvert notched a pair of goals for the Blue Jackets on Tuesday as they outscored the Flyers 5-2.

Calvert's goals give him nine on the season, but he's not worthy of a roster slot in most leagues. Ryan Johansen and Brandon Dubinsky each contributed a goal and an assist in the victory while James Wisniewski also picked up his seventh of the campaign in the win.
Feb 17 - 9:56 PM

Matt Calvert (illness) should be back in the lineup on Friday.

Calvert was able to take part in Wednesday and Thursday's practices after missing two games. He's projected to play on the fourth line, which would push Jordan Leopold out of the lineup.
Feb 6 - 9:41 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Ryan Johansen
2Brandon Dubinsky
3Alexander Wennberg
4Gregory Campbell
LW1Scott Hartnell
2Brandon Saad
3Boone Jenner
4Matt Calvert
RW1Nick Foligno
2Cam Atkinson
3Jared Boll
4David Clarkson
5Rene Bourque
D1Jack Johnson
2David Savard
3Ryan Murray
4Fedor Tyutin
5Kevin Connauton
6Dalton Prout
7Cody Goloubef
G1Sergei Bobrovsky
2Curtis McElhinney