Canucks’ Nick Jensen a bright light in a dark time

Maybe in another time, Vancouver Canucks rookie Nick Jensen would have been banished to the minors, or at least stapled to the end of the bench, for a bad penalty that led to an opposition power-play goal that led to a total team meltdown that led to a crushing defeat. Jensen’s offensize-zone holding penalty Monday against the New York Islanders was an unforgivable mistake, but...
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March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Jensen Takes In Minneapolis

The Golden Gophers pounded the rock this past season and you can credit some of their success from the fullback position. Minnesota had a big blocker come in with Sartell (MN.) junior fullback Nick Jensen making it in for their junior day and he talks about it here
February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Position Switch For Jensen

Sleeper Minnesota native junior outside linebacker Nick Jensen is looking to really kickstart his recruitment, so he has decided to switch positions and hope schools take notice
January 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Surgery and six months of rehab is what Tyler Bertuzzi gave Nick Jensen—for a tussle’s sake

Normally I would just add this to the in-progress "news of the training camp day" post, but I want it to stand alone, and I want it to stand alone for a reason. Tyler Bertuzzi broke the cardinal and only rule of the summer development camps in fighting Nick Jensen on the first day thereof this past July. Nick Jensen was basically forced to oblige him, and in doing so...
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September 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Jensen Working For First Offer

Minnesota is working hard on the recruiting trails and have been putting an emphasis on keeping guys home and hope they can do the same with Sartell (MN.) 2015 LB Nick Jensen, who is working on making sure they remember him after this season.
September 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Where’s Nick Jensen? The Red Wings prospect is still recovering from a summer camp tussle

Red Wings prospect Nick Jensen is very noticeably absent from Detroit's prospect tournament roster, and the Saint Cloud Times' Mick Hatten reports that Jensen's absence involves a shoulder injury incurred when Tyler Bertuzzi broke the ONE rule of summer development camps in choosing to fight Jensen to prove his toughness. Jensen will attend the Wings' main camp...
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September 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Red Wings sign Alexei Marchenko to three-year deal

Given that the Red Wings have signed defensemen Nick Jensen and will be bringing Ryan Sproul and Xavier Ouellet into the organization next fall, I'm not sure where Alexei Marchenko will fit on a Grand Rapids Griffins' blueline that will include Adam Almquist, Max Nicastro, probably Chad Billins and possibly an AHL veteran or two, but the Wings believe that Mattias Backman...
Via Kukla's Korner
May 30, 2013  |  Discuss

A goalie swap and a remarkable moment in Red Wings draft history

The Grand rapids Griffins sent out a press release last night stating that the Wings were swapping their third goaltenders, but the press release also marked an absolutely stunning achievement in terms of the Wings' player development model: RED WINGS SWAP McCOLLUM FOR PEARCE; GRIFFINS SIGN JENSEN GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – The Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday assigned goaltender...
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May 15, 2013  |  Discuss

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