Blue Jackets send Jake Christiansen to Cleveland Monsters

 MARCH 5, 2022

COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets have assigned defenseman Jake Christiansen to the Cleveland Monsters, the club’s American Hockey League affiliate, General Manager and Alternate Governor Jarmo Kekalainen announced today.

Christiansen, 22, has posted one goal with two shots and a +2 plus/minus rating in four games with the Blue Jackets this season.  He made his NHL debut on January 6 at New Jersey and collected a shot and two blocked shots on 12:46 of ice time.  He also registered his first career goal on March 1 vs. New Jersey (Nico Daws).

Signed to a three-year, entry level contract with Columbus on Mar. 4, 2020, the native of West Vancouver, British Columbia has recorded 6-20-26 with 21 penalty minutes and 104 in 39 contests with Cleveland this season.  The 6-0, 186-pound defenseman has collected 8-27-35 and 31 penalty minutes in 62 career AHL games with the Monsters and Stockton Heat since making his pro debut in 2019-20.

The Blue Jackets return to action tonight when they host the Boston Bruins.  Game time at Nationwide Arena starts at 7 p.m. ET.  The game will be broadcast live on Bally Sports Ohio and streamed on the Bally Sports app.  Coverage of the night begins with a special Rick Nash jersey retirement ceremony pre-game at 5:30 p.m.  The game can also be heard on the Columbus Blue Jackets Radio Network, including flagship station 97.1 The Fan in Columbus, and online at bluejackets.com.   

‐ CBJ ‐

Single game tickets for all home games played at Nationwide Arena during the 2021-22 season are on sale now.  Partial season tickets for the Blue Jackets’ 2021-22 campaign are also currently available for purchase.  Information on all ticketing options can be obtained by calling (800) NHL‐COLS or by visiting BlueJackets.com.

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