Columbus Blue Jackets News: ASSIGN DEFENSEMAN JAKE CHRISTIANSEN TO AHL’S CLEVELAND MONSTERS

FEBRUARY 26, 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 averaged 10:29 of ice time with an even plus/minus rating in three 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.  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 19 penalty minutes and 101 in 38 appearances 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 on Sunday when they host the Pittsburgh Penguins.  Game time from Nationwide Arena is 6 p.m. ET.  The game will be broadcast live on Bally Sports Ohio and streamed on the Bally Sports app.  Coverage begins with the Blue Jackets Live pre-game show at 5:30 p.m. ET.  The game also can be heard on the Blue Jackets Radio Network, including 105.7 FM 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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