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2023 CBJ Top 25 Under 25: Kirill Marchenko is already a fan favorite

Thanks to the 79 readers who submitted ballots in this year’s ranking of Columbus Blue Jackets players under the age of 25. After five weeks, we are in the Top 5 of our rankings.

#4 – Kirill Marchenko


4th out of 45 eligible players
Writer Rank: 4th
Reader Rank: 3rd
Highest Placement: 1st (10 votes)
Most Common Placement: 4th (31 votes)
2022 Rank: 6th


Birthday: July 21, 2000
Birthplace: Barnaul, Russia
Height: 6’3″
Weight: 187 lbs
Position: Wing
Shoots: Right
Acquired: 2018 2nd Round Pick (49th overall) by the Blue Jackets

2022-23 Season

It seems like we spent forever watching and waiting for Marchenko’s arrival in North America.