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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 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

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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

Matt Calvert (illness) took part in Wednesday's practice.

Calvert will probably be back in the Blue Jackets' lineup on Friday after missing two straight games. Jordan Leopold might stop taking shifts as a fourth line winger as a result.
Feb 5 - 9:21 AM

Matt Calvert (illness) didn't skate on Monday.

There's a fair chance that Calvert will miss his second straight game on Tuesday. If that's the case then Jordan Leopold will likely occupy his spot on the fourth line.
Feb 3 - 8:47 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Ryan Johansen
2Brandon Dubinsky
3Gregory Campbell
LW1Scott Hartnell
2Nick Foligno
3Brandon Saad
4Matt Calvert
5Jack Skille
6Boone Jenner
RW1Cam Atkinson
2Alexander Wennberg
3Jared Boll
4David Clarkson
5Rene Bourque
D1Jack Johnson
2Fedor Tyutin
3Ryan Murray
4David Savard
5Kevin Connauton
6Justin Falk
7Cody Goloubef
8Dalton Prout
G1Sergei Bobrovsky
2Curtis McElhinney