Columbus Blue Jackets
Columbus Blue Jackets
Matt Calvert
HEIGHT: 5' 11"
BIRTHDATE: 12/24/1989
AGE: 26
DRAFTED: CBJ: 2008-127 overall
2014-15 Highlights:
• Registered career highs in goals (13), game-winners (3) and shots (93), tied career high in games played (56)
• Finished the season with 7-4-11 in his last 18 appearances
• Skated in his 200th career NHL game on Feb. 22 at NY Rangers
• Recorded points in three straight games from Feb. 14-19 (2-2-4)

• Nickname is “Calvs” or “Shooter”
• Would be a carpenter if he wasn’t a hockey player
• His favorite activities away from the rink include golf, fishing and pontooning

Career Highlights:

• Registered career highs in assists (15), points (24), penalty minutes (53) and TOI/game (16:06) in 2013-14
• Skated in his 100th career NHL game on Oct. 10, 2013 at Buffalo
• Finished second on Columbus in shooting pct. (14.3) and fifth-T in goals (9) in 2012-13
• Scored his first career shootout marker (also the game-deciding goal) on Mar. 10, 2013 at Detroit
• Scored his first career overtime goal on Mar. 7, 2013 vs. Vancouver
• Began his second pro season with Columbus before playing the last 56 games with Springfield (AHL) in 2011-12
• Played his first professional season with Columbus and Springfield in 2010-11
• Ranked third-T on the Blue Jackets in plus/minus rating (+3) and fifth-T in power play goals (3) in 2010-11
• Became the first player to score at least 11 goals in his first 25 NHL games since Pittsburgh’s Evgeni Malkin scored 15 goals in his first 25 in the fall of 2006
• Was named the NHL’s Third Star of the Week for the week ending Feb. 27, 2011 (5-1-6, 3 GP)
• Became the second Blue Jackets rookie to register a hat trick with three goals (and added an assist), including the first game-winning goal of his NHL career, on Feb. 25, 2011 vs. Phoenix (Ilya Bryzgalov)