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 start the Top 5 of our rankings today.
#5 – Yegor Chinakhov
5th out of 45 eligible players
Writer Rank: 5th
Reader Rank: 5th
Highest Placement: 3rd (Two votes)
Most Common Placement: 6th (14 votes)
2022 Rank: 8th
Birthday: February 1st, 2001
Birthplace: Omsk, Russia
Weight: 190 lbs
Acquired: 2020 1st Round Pick (21st overall) by the Blue Jackets
After an up-and-down rookie year, Yegor Chinakhov had his sophomore season cut short, only appearing in 30 games before an ankle injury shut him down for the year in mid-December.