Blue Jackets Assign Defenseman Jake Christiansen to MonstersJan 7, 2022
The AHL’s Cleveland Monsters, top affiliate of the NHL’s Columbus Blue Jackets, announced Friday that the Blue Jackets assigned defenseman Jake Christiansen to the Monsters. In one appearance for Columbus this season, Christiansen posted an even rating and added 5-13-18 with 17 penalty minutes and a +4 rating in 21 appearances for the Monsters this year.
A 6’1”, 194 lb. left-shooting native of West Vancouver, BC, Christiansen, 22, tallied 8-25-33 with 31 penalty minutes and a +3 rating in 58 career AHL appearances for the Stockton Heat and Cleveland during a portion of the 2019-20 season and the 2020-21 and 2021-22 campaigns. In five WHL seasons with the Everett Silvertips from 2015-20, Christiansen registered 50-102-152 with 114 penalty minutes and a +84 rating. In 2019-20, Christiansen was named to the WHL’s Second All-Star Team. He signed a three-year entry-level contract with Columbus on March 4, 2020.
Stay up to date on all Monsters news with the Monsters Mobile App presented by University Hospitals available to download at the Apple Store or Google Play Store. Be sure to follow the Monsters on Twitter @monstershockey, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/monstershockey, and on Instagram @monstershockey.