Matt Calvert

#11 LW / Columbus Blue Jackets / EXP: 5YRS Height: 5-10 Weight: 187 lb Age: 25 College: None

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      Blue Jackets' Matt Calvert: Scores Wednesday's game-winner

      Calvert tallied the game-winning goal Wednesday night against the Devils, tapping in the puck following a scrum around the net. Calvert doesn't often get put in many goal-scoring opportunities while playing on the Jackets' fourth line, with virtually no time spent on the power play. He's had three goals on the season and his career high is a mere 13 goals.

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      Blue Jackets' Matt Calvert: Cleared to play Friday

      Calvert (lower body) has been cleared to play Friday against the Maple Leafs, reports. Calvert sustained a lower-body injury after blocking a shot Wednesday against the Senators, but it appears it wasn't serious enough to hold him out of game action. The winger figures to resume his role on the team's fourth line.

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      Blue Jackets' Matt Calvert: Day-to-day with lower-body injury

      Calvert is day-to-day with a lower-body injury, Shawn Mitchell of The Columbus Dispatch reports. Calvert was temporarily hobbled after blocking a shot in Thursday's tilt against the Senators, but was ultimately able to return to the game. The injury doesn't seem to be overly serious, but his status for Friday's contest against Toronto is up in the air at this point in time.

    • Returns to practice Tuesday

      News: Matt Calvert (undisclosed) was able to practice Tuesday, the Columbus Dispatch reports.
      Analysis: It looks like he'll be fine for the season opener Friday against the Rangers, but Matt Calvert's placement on the fourth line limits any fantasy upside he might have.
    • Won't play Saturday

      News: Matt Calvert is "banged up" and will not play in Saturday's exhibition against the Predators, Aaron Portzline of the Columbus Dispatch reports.
      Analysis: The ailment doesn't seem overly serious, so Matt Calvert is likely being held out of Saturday's preseason contest as a precautionary measure. He isn't currently in any danger of missing the Blue Jackets' Oct. 9 regular-season opener against New York.
    • Leaves exhibition with injury

      News: Matt Calvert exited Friday's exhibition against the Sabres with an undisclosed injury,'s Rob Mixer reports.
      Analysis: Matt Calvert is reportedly just a little "banged up", so the ailment doesn't sound overly serious. He probably won't suit up for Saturday's preseason matchup with the Predators, but at this point in time the 25-year-old winger isn't in any danger of missing Columbus' Oct. 9 regular-season opener against the Rangers.
    • Blue Jackets Extend Calvert Three Years

      News: Matt Calvert re-signed Thursday with the Blue Jackets on a three-year, $6.6 million extension, Aaron Portzline of the Columbus Dispatch reports.
      Analysis: The Blue Jackets were able to avoid arbitration with the restricted free agent and keep him in the fold with the club through the end of the 2017-18 season. Matt Calvert proved to be productive in a bottom-six role last season for the Jackets, netting a career-high 13 goals and adding 10 assists in 56 games. Assuming Columbus is able to avoid the rash of forward injuries that sunk its 2014-15 campaign, Calvert doesn't figure to see his role evolve.
    • Jackets' Calvert Notches Two Points In Win

      News: Matt Calvert scored his 13th goal of the season and had an assist in Friday's win over Buffalo.
      Analysis: Although he only has 23 points in 55 games, Matt Calvert is finishing the season on a high note, notching three goals and four points in his last four games. While he's currently skating on the fourth line, Calvert is surging right now, making of value in some deep leagues for the Jackets' regular-season finale Saturday against the Islanders.
    • Jackets' Calvert: Goals In Two Straight

      News: Matt Calvert tallied his 12th goal of the season in Monday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Rangers.
      Analysis: Matt Calvert evened things at 1-1 with his score late in the third period, which came when the forward forced a turnover by the Rangers' Ryan McDonagh. The goal gives giving him markers in two consecutive games, though he's only put three shots on net during that span. With only 21 points on the season, the minor spurt shouldn't be taken as a sign of production to come.
    • Blue Jackets' Calvert Activated

      News: Matt Calvert (concussion) was activated from IR on Tuesday.
      Analysis: Matt Calvert, who has missed the Blue Jackets' past 15 games due to a concussion, checks back into the lineup with 10 goals and 19 points to go along with 28 penalty minutes in 49 contests this season. He's on track to suit up Tuesday against New Jersey, likely on a line with Mark Letestu and Jeremy Morin.
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