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CBJ Top 25 Under 25: Yegor Chinakhov looks to stay healthy and earn a middle-six spot

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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
Height: 6’1″
Weight: 190 lbs
Position: Wing
Shoots: Left
Acquired: 2020 1st Round Pick (21st overall) by the Blue Jackets

2022-23 Season

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.