Canucks shut out Predators, 2-0

Nicklas Jensen and Eddie Lack to the rescue. Tell us you saw those knights in shining armor when this season began. The Vancouver Canucks halted, for at least a day, the doomsday clock ticking on their National Hockey League season, beating the Nashville Predators 2-0 in a checkfest at Rogers Arena. Jensen, the minor-league callup who has re-energized the stagnant Canucks, broke...
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March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Nicklas Jensen grabbing his opportunity with the Canucks

When Travis Green saw the torque, release and accuracy that flipped the switch and turned Nicklas Jensen from a question mark into an exclamation mark — giving a hockey-mad NHL city a sliver of light through that long and dark development tunnel — the Utica Comets coach had a sense of satisfaction. As a first-year professional bench boss, Green has struck a kinship with the...
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March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Carol Schram: Vancouver Canucks Game Review: 2 Pts from Panthers / Game Day vs. Lightning

Sunday March 16: Vancouver Canucks 4 - Florida Panthers 3 (shootout) Is Nicklas Jensen going to single-handedly save some jobs in Vancouver? The rookie did it all as the Canucks beat Florida on Sunday afternoon. Here are your highlights: It wasn't a pretty game, but it had some special moments. Kevin Bieksa's game-saving soccer-style skate stop on the goal line...
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March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Desperate Canucks recall ’11 first-rounder Jensen

With just 12 goals and one win over their last 10 games, the Canucks have called up former first-round pick Nicklas Jensen from AHL Utica in the hopes of providing an offensive spark. The 29th overall selection at the 2011 NHL Entry Draft, Jensen has been playing well for the Comets of late and is second on the team in goals, with 15. The former OHL Oshawa standout is a big-bodied...
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March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Todd Cordell: Vancouver Canucks: Opportunity Knocking For Nicklas Jensen

You can follow Todd on Twitter @ToddCordell! With the Vancouver Canucks wanting to get younger and recent news that David Booth still hasn't been cleared to play, things are lining up for Nicklas Jensen. The 20-year-old winger has developed quite nicely since being selected 29th overall in the 2011 NHL entry draft. He had a good season in Sweden last year - he scored 17...
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September 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Jensen, Eriksson, Horvat sharp in Young Stars opener. Not a bad start for a trio of Young Canucks

Thursday was the kickoff to rookie tournament launching in some small way the new Canucks season. Funny it felt just like the old one. The Young Canucks beat the Young Sharks 3-2 in a game so filled with Vancouver penalties it felt much like a continuation of the playoffs. In between the penalties however they managed to play some hockey and there were some interesting moments...
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September 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Ian Esplen: Nucks fans nightmare coming true?

Follow me on twitter @IanEsplen to chat hockey, sports and life in general anytime As many have heard, Nicklas Jensen and Bill Sweatt were recalled today. Now this may be an audition to see if one or both of them is the answer to Vancouver’s lack of scoring and are ready to step in and push out a veteran. Or this could be an audition for them as trade bait to bring...
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March 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Could the Canucks’ Nicklas Jensen be the next Gabriel Landeskog?

Compare / Contrast Last week the Vancouver Canucks top prospect Nicklas Jensen was discussing the possibility of foregoing his last year of major junior eligibility with the Oshawa Generals in order to play a season in the Swedish Elite League should he not make the Canucks roster for the 2012/13 season. It is an ambitious and intriguing notion from a thought provoking player. Similarities...
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July 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Canucks prospect Nicklas Jensen could play in Sweden in 2012/13

We first learned today via CKWX 1130 that Nicklas Jensen is looking to play in the Swedish Elite League next season if he in fact fails to make the Vancouver Canucks roster. CKWX has learned that #Canucks #1 draft pick Niklas Jensen will play in Sweden next year of he doesn't make the Canucks.— News1130 Sports (@News1130Sports) June 20, 2012 Jensen's agent Anton...
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June 20, 2012  |  Discuss

2012 offseason: Vancouver Canucks prospect watch Nicklas Jensen

Canucks need to take a good hard look at young Dane The modern salary cap era in the NHL with its tight restrictions on spending has altered several aspects of team building. Perhaps the most important consideration is that it has clearly emphasized the need for teams to carefully select and develop their own talent. If done right, good prospects bring a spark to their team and save...
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April 30, 2012  |  Discuss

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