All-Time Columbus Chill Team member forward Jason Christie

Jason Christie (1991-93, 1998-99): “Smurf” was the most popular player event to don the Silver & Black … in 159 games he had 57 goals and 125 assists for 182 points while racking up 487 penalty minutes … The team’s top point producer in the inaugural 1991-92 season — 84 points (28 goals, 56 assists) along with 218 PIMs in 61 games. Second captain after Jason Taylor … Returned for Chill’s final season (themed: Last Call) in 1998-99 and had 37 points (9 goals, 28 assists) in 35 games … Moved on to coaching after his playing career with great success. Christie is the ECHL’s all-time leader in regular season victories with 633 following previous stints with the Peoria Rivermen (2000-2005), Utah Grizzlies (2005-2008), Ontario Reign (2011-2015) and Tulsa Oilers (2015-2017). “Smurf” was voted the 2010-11 Central Hockey League Coach of the Year after guiding Bloomington (Illinois) to a 32–27–7 record.