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Matt Calvert | Winger

Team: Columbus Blue Jackets
Age / DOB:  (25) / 12/24/1989
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 192
Contract: view contract details

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Blue Jackets forward Matt Calvert produced the game-winning goal in a 2-1 defeat of the Devils in New Jersey Wednesday night.
Calvert broke a 1-1 tie at 18:36 of the second period for the win. It was Calvert's third goal of the season. William Karlsson also scored his third goal of the season on the Blue Jackets' first goal of the game, at 8:51 of the first period. Cam Atkinson led Columbus in shots on net, with five. Nov 26 - 12:06 AM

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Matt Calvert scored in Friday's 2-1 loss to Washington on Friday night.

Calvert's goal at the 14:45 mark of the third period cut the Caps lead to 2-1, but the Jackets were unable to complete the comeback. Boone Jenner and Kevin Connauton picked up the assists on the goal. Calvert now has one point in 11 games this season. He isn't worth owning in standard fantasy leagues at this point.
Oct 30 - 9:55 PM

Matt Calvert (lower body) is still probable for Friday's game, according to Blue Jackets coach Todd Richards.

Calvert is being described by the team as day-to-day though. He didn't record a point in Columbus' first four games.
Oct 15 - 2:27 PM

Matt Calvert is dealing with a lower-body injury.

Calvert is being described as day-to-day by Blue Jackets GM Jarmo Kekalainen. He has no points in four games this season.
Oct 15 - 1:15 PM

Matt Calvert sat out the third period on Friday with an injury.

Coach Todd Richards said that Calvert was 'banged up' but didn't think the injury was serious. Calvert only played 56 games last season and had 13 goals and 10 assists. His fantasy value will suffer as he is a bottom-six forward.
Oct 3 - 6:52 AM

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

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

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C1Ryan Johansen
2Brandon Dubinsky
3Alexander Wennberg
4Gregory Campbell
5William Karlsson
LW1Brandon Saad
2Scott Hartnell
3Boone Jenner
4Matt Calvert
5Kerby Rychel
RW1Nick Foligno
2Cam Atkinson
3Jared Boll
4David Clarkson
5Rene Bourque
D1Jack Johnson
2David Savard
3Ryan Murray
4Fedor Tyutin
5Kevin Connauton
6Justin Falk
7Dalton Prout
8Cody Goloubef
9Andrew Bodnarchuk
G1Sergei Bobrovsky
2Curtis McElhinney