Columbus Blue Jackets reduce Training Camp roster to 30 Players

OCTOBER 4, 2021

COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets trimmed their training camp roster by 27 players, club General Manager Jarmo Kekalainen announced today.  There are currently 30 players in camp – 18 forwards, nine defensemen and three goaltenders.

The Blue Jackets placed the following players on waivers for the purpose of assignment to the Cleveland Monsters of the American Hockey League:  D Gavin Bayreuther, G Jean-Francois Berube, F Brendan Gaunce and F Tyler Sikura.

The club loaned the following players to Cleveland:  F Tyler Angle, D Tim Berni, D Jake Christiansen, F Josh Dunne and F Carson Meyer.

The club announced that the following players on AHL contracts have been released from tryout contracts and have been returned to Cleveland:  F Cole Cassels, F Cole Fonstad, F Brett Gallant, F Jake Gaudet, F Adam Helewka, F Zach Jordan, F Tristan Mullin, F Justin Scott, F Jake Slaker, D Cole Clayton, D Olivier LeBlanc, D Thomas Schemitsch, D Dillon Simpson, D Billy Sweezey, D Giovanni Vallati and G Jet Greaves.  

In addition, F Navrin Mutter and G Evan Moyse been released from their tryout contracts.


The Blue Jackets open their 21st regular season vs. the Arizona Coyotes on Thursday, October 14.  Game time from Nationwide Arena is 7 p.m. ET.