Zach Werenski

age26
posD
shotl
h6'2"
w214lbs
BirthdateJul 19, 1997
Draft Class2015 round1 pick8

Current Contract

Cap Hit
$9,583,333$9.58M
Year 3 of 6
22/23
24/25
27/28
Accumulated Hit
$0$0K | 0%
Expiry Status
UFA 2028 age 30

2023-24 Stats

Regular Season
GP70
G11
A46
P57
PPG0.81
PIM22
EV TOI/GM 19.70
G60 0.36
P60 1.75
GF% 53.70
DFF% 47.90
REL DFF% 2.80
CF% 48.80
REL CF% 2.10

Zach Werenski Updates

Apr 17 2024

Werenski produced two goals and two assists in Tuesday's 6-3 win over the Carolina Hurricanes.

Apr 6 2024

Werenski scored twice and added an assist in Saturday's 6-2 win over the Philadelphia Flyers.

Mar 30 2024

Werenski tallied a goal and an assist in Saturday's 4-3 shootout victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Mar 26 2024

Werenski scored a goal and added an assist, both on the power play, in Tuesday's 6-2 loss to the Coyotes.

Mar 23 2024

Werenski put up an assist, two shots on goal and three blocked shots in Saturday's 4-2 loss to the Vegas Golden Knights.

Mar 22 2024

Werenski (lower body) will play Friday against the Colorado Avalanche, Jeff Svoboda of the Columbus Blue Jackets' official site reports.

Mar 21 2024

Werenski (lower body) didn't practice Thursday, raising doubts regarding his availability against the Colorado Avalanche on Friday, Aaron Portzline of The Athletic reports.

Mar 20 2024

Werenski scored a goal and added two assists, one on the power play, in Tuesday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Detroit Red Wings.

Mar 2 2024

Werenski registered a pair of assists, three shots on goal, two blocked shots and a plus-4 rating in Saturday's 5-2 win over the Chicago Blackhawks.

Jan 27 2024

Werenski produced a power-play assist and two shots on goal in Saturday's 5-4 overtime loss to the Vancouver Canucks.

Jan 25 2024

Werenski notched an assist, two shots on goal, two blocked shots and a plus-3 rating in Thursday's 5-2 win over the Calgary Flames.

Jan 25 2024

Werenski (ankle) has been activated off injured reserve and will return to the lineup Thursday versus Calgary, Aaron Portzline of The Athletic reports.

Jan 22 2024

Werenski (ankle) isn't expected to play Tuesday versus Edmonton, but he could return to action as soon as Thursday against the Calgary Flames, Jeff Svoboda of the Columbus Blue Jackets' official site reports.

Dec 30 2023

Werenski (ankle) will miss the next 4-6 weeks, according to Aaron Portzline of The Athletic.

Dec 29 2023

Werenski is officially week-to-week with an ankle injury, the team announced Friday.

Profile

UFA Year 2025
ELC Year 19
Waivers Age 19
Nationality USA
Est Career Earnings
$51,275,000
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Career Stats By Contract

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2022-2028 Standard Contract
6yrs
value$57,500,000$57.50M
cap hit$9,583,333$9.58M
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Signed By
Signed On Jul 29 2021
Signing Agent Judd Moldaver
Signed On Jul 29 2021
Signing Status
RFA
age 24
% Cap Contract Start 11.62%
Notes
No Move Clause; Modified Trade Clause - 2027-28 season – 10 team trade list
Abbreviated $Amounts
2022-23
2023-24
Buy Out
2024-25
Buy Out
2025-26
Buy Out
2026-27
Buy Out
2027-28
2028
Cap Hit $9,583,333$9.58M $9,583,333$9.58M $9,583,333$9.58M $9,583,333$9.58M $9,583,334$9.58M $9,583,334$9.58M UFAage 30
AAV $9,583,333$9.58M $9,583,333$9.58M $9,583,333$9.58M $9,583,333$9.58M $9,583,334$9.58M $9,583,334$9.58M
Base $8,000,000$8.00M $10,000,000$10.00M $9,500,000$9.50M $7,500,000$7.50M $1,000,000$1.00M $1,000,000$1.00M
Performance Bonuses - - - - - -
Signing Bonuses $2,000,000$2.00M $2,000,000$2.00M $2,000,000$2.00M $2,000,000$2.00M $6,250,000$6.25M $6,250,000$6.25M
Total Salary $10,000,000$10.00M $12,000,000$12.00M $11,500,000$11.50M $9,500,000$9.50M $7,250,000$7.25M $7,250,000$7.25M
Minors Salary $10,000,000$10.00M $12,000,000$12.00M $11,500,000$11.50M $9,500,000$9.50M $7,250,000$7.25M $7,250,000$7.25M
Clauses
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NMC
NMC
NMC
NMC
M-NTC
UFA Year

2019-2022 Standard Contract
3yrs
value$15,000,000$15.00M
cap hit$5,000,000$5.00M
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Signed By
Signed On Sep 9 2019
Signing Agent Pat Brisson
Signed On Sep 9 2019
Signing Status
RFA
age 22
% Cap Contract Start 6.13%
% Qualifying Offer $7,000,000$7.00M
Arbitration Eligible
Abbreviated $Amounts
2019-20
2020-21
2021-22
2022
Cap Hit $5,000,000$5.00M $5,000,000$5.00M $5,000,000$5.00M RFAage 24
AAV $5,000,000$5.00M $5,000,000$5.00M $5,000,000$5.00M
Base $4,000,000$4.00M $4,000,000$4.00M $7,000,000$7.00M
Performance Bonuses - - -
Signing Bonuses - - -
Total Salary $4,000,000$4.00M $4,000,000$4.00M $7,000,000$7.00M
Minors Salary $4,000,000$4.00M $4,000,000$4.00M $7,000,000$7.00M
Clauses
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-
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UFA Year

2016-2019 Entry Level Contract
3yrs
value$2,775,000$2.78M
cap hit$925,000$925K
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Signed By
Signed On Mar 29 2016
Signing Agent Pat Brisson
Signed On Mar 29 2016
Signing Status age 19
% Cap Contract Start 1.27%
Abbreviated $Amounts
2016-17
2017-18
2018-19
2019
Cap Hit $925,000$925K $925,000$925K $925,000$925K RFAage 21
AAV $1,775,000$1.78M $1,775,000$1.78M $1,775,000$1.78M
Base $832,500$833K $832,500$833K $832,500$833K
Performance Bonuses $850,000$850K $850,000$850K $850,000$850K
Signing Bonuses $92,500$93K $92,500$93K $92,500$93K
Total Salary $925,000$925K $925,000$925K $925,000$925K
Minors Salary $70,000$70K $70,000$70K $70,000$70K
Clauses
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UFA Year

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Zach Werenski
age26
posD
shotl
h6'2"
w214lbs
Cap Hit
$9,583,333
Year 3 of 6
22/23
24/25
27/28
Accumulated Hit
$0$0K | 0%
Expiry Status
UFA 2028 age 30
Expiry Status
UFA 2028 (Age 30)
Signing Agent
Judd Moldaver
2023-24
Regular Season
gp70
g11
a46
pts57
Draft
2015 Round 1 Pick 8
UFA Year
2025
Birthdate
Jul 19, 1997
Nationality
USA