The Bakersfield Condors announced today that the team has signed LW Blake Christensen and D Janis Jaks to one-year American Hockey League (AHL) contracts.

BLAKE CHRISTENSEN (stats) – 24 years old, 5’9″, 180 lbs. Coral Springs, Florida

  • American International College (AIC) all-time leader in scoring with 119 points (48g-71a) in 142 games
  • Tied for 5th nationally as a junior with 47 points (16g-31a) in 41 games as the Yellow Jackets made their first-ever NCAA tournament appearance and knocked off top-seeded St. Cloud State in the first round
  • Was named the first Division I All-American in school history as a junior
  • Named to the 2019 Atlantic Hockey First-Team All Conference and All-Tournament teams

JANIS JAKS (stats) – 24 years old, 6’1″, 190 lbs. Lecava, Latvia

  • Appeared in 135 games with the Yellow Jackets and recorded 63 points (23g-40a)
  • Won back-to-back Atlantic Hockey regular season titles
  • Named to the 2019 Atlantic Hockey All-Tournament team
  • Played three games with Latvia at the 2019 IIHF World Championships and had two goals, his third World Championship with Latvia
  • Represented Latvia at three consecutive World Junior Championships (D1A)